Cover of A Box Of Birds

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Extraordinary 75% giveaway!

Sunday, 10 June 2012

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Sciencing fiction

Friday, 1 June 2012

This is the blog post I wrote for the Independent, on combining writing fiction with doing science

New puffs from Andrew Crumey, Sara Maitland

Saturday, 31 March 2012

"It’s rare these days to read a writer who cares about ideas in the way that the great nineteenth-century novelists did. With A Box of Birds, Charles Fernyhough creates a thrilling plot and wonderfully constructed characters who are never overwhelmed by the twists of the story. The clash of philosophies at the heart of the novel—in which the certainties of neuroscience are unpicked by the mind’s need…

Chapter Two

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Forest Glade 7

He's on the stairs ahead of me. Gareth left ten minutes ago, saying he needed to slip away early so that he could get his speech ready for the debate. There's no one else on the stairwell. I see James on the third-floor landing, peering at the iris scanner that controls access to the maximum-security areas. He flips out his phone and films the scanner for a few seconds, then glances…

Publication date: August 2012
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