Tony Ballantyne is the author of Twisted Metal, Blood and Iron and the Recursion series, as well as many short stories. His first SF sale was “The Sixth VNM” which appeared in Interzone #138. Since then he has had short stories appear in magazines and anthologies worldwide. Tony has also written romantic fiction and satirical pieces for various magazines such as Private Eye. Recursion, his first novel, was published by Tor UK in 2004. He has been nominated for the BSFA and Philip K Dick awards. His latest novel, Dream London is out this week from Solaris.
by Tony Ballantyne
In Dream London the city is constantly changing. Buildings are growing, gardens are shrinking, paths are changing course. Everything is familiar and yet different at the same time. Dream London was partly inspired by the fabulous eclecticism of London, by the sheer variety of everything. I managed to get all my nightmare inspirations into Dream London in another blog on this tour, here are some of the inspirations for the nice bits…
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