The Recollection

The Recollection

Ranked 6th in Forbidden Planet’s Top 25 Books of 2011!

When his brother disappears into a bizarre gateway on a London Underground escalator, failed artist Ed Rico and his brother’s wife Alice have to put aside their feelings for each other to go and find him. Their quest through the “arches” will send them hurtling through time, to new and terrifying alien worlds.

Four hundred years in the future, Katherine Abdulov must travel to a remote planet in order to regain the trust of her influential family. The only person standing in her way is her former lover, Victor Luciano, the ruthless employee of a rival trading firm.

Hard choices lie ahead as lives and centuries clash and, in the unforgiving depths of space, an ancient evil stirs…


Category: Space opera

Publisher: Solaris Books

Publication date: September 2011

“If you read only one space opera this year, it’s got to be The Recollection.”   The Guardian

“Gareth L Powell joins the ranks of Reynolds, Banks, Hamilton and others at the forefront of science fiction.” – SF Book Reviews

“Stunning, fresh and exciting, great adventure, elegantly strung together.” – SFReviews.Com