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Hawke, Sam

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(?   -    ) Australian author whose Poison Wars sequence, beginning with City of Lies (2018) hovers Equipoisally between Fantasy and moderately Far Future topoi with an infusion of worldbuilding in the style of the Planetary Romance. An expansive-seeming culture, with resemblances to sentimental versions of ancient Rome, turns out to conceal a Dystopian power structure. This book won a Ditmar Award as best novel. [JC]

Sam Hawke

born Canberra, Australia



Poison Wars

  • City of Lies (New York: Tor, 2018) [Poison Wars: hb/Greg Ruth]
  • Hollow Empire (New York: Bantam Press, 2019) [Poison Wars: hb/]


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