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The Sculptor by Garry Kilworth

The Sculptor
The Sculptor

An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.

Published: 15 Dec 2011

(infinity plus singles, number 13)


Garry Kilworth

Garry Kilworth is a particularly well-travelled and eclectic writer of the historical, the fantastic and much more. He has been described by New Scientist as "arguably the finest writer of short fiction today, in any genre". Recent books include Dragoons, a historical novel set during the Anglo-Zulu Wars, Attica, a dark quest set in an attic the size of a continent, and his memoirs, On my way to Samarkand. His novel Rogue Officer won the 2008 Charles Whiting Award for Literature. The Ragthorn, a novella written with Robert Holdstock, won the World Fantasy Award in 1992.

more infinity plus books by Garry Kilworth:

The Best Short Stories of Garry Kilworth The Sometimes Spurious Travels Through Time and Space of James Ovit The Ragthorn The Iron Wire The Fabulous Beast On my way to Samarkand: memoirs of a travelling writer infinity plus: quintet Memories of the Flying Ball Bike Shop infinities

the infinity plus shuffle:

Faking It: accounts of the General Genetics Corporation Microcosms: Forty-Two stories The Bone Flute A Restless Wind Picking Blueberries Penumbra The Life Business Circus of the Grand Design On my way to Samarkand: memoirs of a travelling writer Segue: into the strange