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Science-Fiction and Fantasy Books by
Peter Tinniswood

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This is a brief discussion of Peter Tinniswood and, of course, of some speculative-fiction books by Peter Tinniswood

This discussion and list does not necessarily include every book by Tinniswood: it includes only those books that I both know and like. Just as with the author list itself, omission of a particular item may mean I didn't think highly enough of the omitted item, or it may simply mean that I have not yet sufficient familiarity with it. (In a very few cases, I have listed some books merely on the strength of my opinion of the author: all such books are clearly marked below, as throughout these lists, with a hash mark (#) before the title so you know what's what.)

I don't pretend that this discussion is a deep analysis. My intent is no more than to give you a rough idea of what kinds of tales Tinniswood tells, how those tales are usually told, and what makes them and Tinniswood worthy; in sum, to help you rank Tinniswood (and the works by Tinniswood listed here) on your personal literary "to do" list.



A Few Words About Peter Tinniswood

Regrettably, I have not yet had an opportunity to write an essay on this author, but the "Other Resources" section below will lead you to some information about the "Notable Books" listed farther down this page.

 

Other Peter Tinniswood Resources

It is more than sad that Peter Blackwood's posthumous appreciation of Tinniswood,"Why wasn't Peter Tinniswood a household name?" (in The Independent) is so aptly titled. Almost everything available about him (as opposed to this or that particular broadcast series he wrote) is an obituary: the BBC News; and the JRank site; and The Independent; and The Telegraph. The only non-obituary itme of any consequence at all is basically just another bibliography.


Notable Science-Fiction and Fantasy Books by Peter Tinniswood **





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