Tim Powers Biography

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"Tim Powers is one of the most original and innovative writers of fantasy currently working," according to Janice M. Eisen, writing in the Washington Post. A multi-award-winning writer of science fiction and fantasy, Powers is recognized for his intricately plotted novels filled with well-rounded and often outlandish characters. "Powers has forged a style of narrative uniquely his own," wrote James Sallis in the Los Angeles Times, "one filled with sharply drawn characters, fully imagined settings, elaborate underpinnings that pull all the rugs out from under us and let us glimpse terrible, ragged floors beneath." In many of his novels, including The Anubis Gates and The Stress of Her Regard, Powers deals with time travel, and these historical fantasies are often populated by authentic figures. He also favors fantastic episodes featuring supernatural and mythical characters and exhibits a penchant for the horrific, adventurous, and grotesque. "A Tim Powers science...

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