Jane Rogers has won the 2012 Arthur C. Clarke Award for her novel, The Testament of Jessie Lamb.
Below, weâ€™ve embedded free samples of all the books on the shortlist for the UKâ€™s prestigious science fiction prize.
Hereâ€™s more from Tom Hunter, the Prize director: â€œâ€It wasnâ€™t an obvious Arthur C Clarke winner â€“ itâ€™s not from a science fiction publisher but from a small Scottish press â€¦ It offers a route into dealing with quite serious issues, about science, about maternity and about making choices.â€
Free Samples of the Arthur C. Clarke Award Finalists
Drew Magary, The End Specialist (Harper Voyager)
China MiÃ©ville, Embassytown (Macmillan)
Charles Stross, Rule 34 (Orbit)
The Arthur C. Clarke Award is the most prestigious award for science fiction in Britain.
Thanks to GalleyCat for the article.