Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest

This is a complete list of Christopher Priest books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Indoctrinaire
1970
2
Fugue for a Darkening Island
1972
3
8
The Inverted World
1974
4
The Space Machine
1976
5
6
A Dream of Wessex
1977
6
The Perfect Lover
1977
7
The Affirmation
1981
8
The Glamour
1984
9
Short Circuit
1986
10
Mona Lisa
1986
11
The Quiet Woman
1990
12
10
The Prestige
1995
13
The Extremes
1998
14
eXistenZ
1999
15
The Separation
2002
16
The Islanders
2011
17
The Adjacent
2013
18
The Gradual
2016
19
An American Story
2018
20
Episodes
2019
21
The Evidence
2020
22
Expect Me Tomorrow
2022
23
Airside
2023

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories Books in Publication Order

List of Christopher Priest Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
New Writings in SF-15
1969
2
New Writings in SF-16
1969
3
New Writings In SF-19
1971
4
The 6th Annual Best SF 72
1973
5
Stopwatch
1974
6
Andromeda 1
1976
7
Anticipations
1978
8
Granta 7: Best of Young British Novelists
1983
9
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Fantasy
2008
10
10
The New Uncanny
2008
11
House of Fear
2011
12
Crimewave 12: Hurts
2013
13
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF
2013
14
The Future of Horror
2015
15
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories: Volume One
2016
16
2084
2017
17
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories: Volume Three
2018
18
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories: Volume Four
2020
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Christopher Priest: Biography

Christopher Priest was born on July 14th, 1943. Christopher passed away February 2nd, 2024 at 80 years old. Christopher Priest was born in Cheadle, Cheshire, England.

Christopher Priest is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 23 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1970 with the novel Indoctrinaire. The most recently released novel was Airside which was released in 2023.

Christopher Priest also wrote the Collections series which has 5 books including Real-Time World and An Infinite Summer.

Christopher Priest has been on the Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! list one time. His novel The Prestige made the list at #10 in 2005.

Christopher Priest: Awards & Accolades

Priest's books have won multiple awards, The Prestige won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1996. The Separation won the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel, in 2003. The New Uncanny won the Shirley Jackson Award, Best Anthology, in 2008.

The following novels by Christopher Priest were also nominated for these awards:

  • The Inverted World: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1975).
  • The Book on the Edge of Forever: Hugo Award, Best Related Work (1995).
  • The Prestige: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1996). Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2005). Audie Award, Best Fiction (2007).
  • The Extremes: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (1999).
  • The Separation: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2008).
  • House of Fear: British Fantasy Award, Best Anthology (2012).
  • The Islanders: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2014).
  • The Adjacent: Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel (2014). Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2018).
  • The Negation: Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story (2015).

Christopher Priest: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Christopher Priest on Book Notification is The Prestige, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Christopher Priest on Book Notification is The Prestige, a Standalone novel.

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Christopher Priest: F.A.Q

When was Christopher Priest Born?

Christopher Priest was born on July 14th, 1943.

When did Christopher Priest die?

Christopher Priest died on February 2nd, 2024 at 80 years old.

Where was Christopher Priest Born?

Christopher Priest was born in Cheadle, Cheshire, England.

What book awards has Christopher Priest won?

The Prestige: World Fantasy Award Novel (1996).
The Separation: Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Science Fiction Novel (2003).
The New Uncanny: Shirley Jackson Award Best Anthology (2008).

What was the first book Christopher Priest wrote?

The first novel written by Christopher Priest was Indoctrinaire, published in 1970.

What was the most recent book Christopher Priest wrote?

His most recently released work was Airside on May 25th, 2023.

How many books has Christopher Priest written?

Christopher Priest has written 34 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 23 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 5 books in the Collections, 4 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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