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An overview of book cover art of the Revelation Space series, to date.

English-language editions[]

The original, English-language editions of the Revelation space series works.

First editions (2000s)[]


Publisher: Gollancz
Cover artist: Chris Moore


Later editions (2010s)[]


Publishers: Gollancz, Hachette, Orbit Books, NESFA Press, Subterranean Press, Titan Books et al
Cover artists:
- ? (Aurora Rising & Elysium Fire novels, Gollancz)
- John Picacio & Alice N. S. Lewis (Deep Navigation anthology, NESFA Press)
- Dominic Harman (Beyond the Aquila Rift anthology, Subterranean Press)
- ? (Infinite Stars anthology, Titan Books)

Editions in other languages[]

Book covers of Revelation Space series translations, in various languages.

Czech[]


Publisher: Nakladatelství Triton
Cover artist:
- Jan Patrik Krasny (Revelation Space, Chasm City, Redemption Ark, Absolution Gap)
- Chris Moore (The Prefect)

Dutch[]


Publisher: Het Spectrum
Cover artist: Bas Waijers

Estonian[]


Publisher: Kirjastuse Fantaasia Ulmesari
Cover artist: Meelis Krošetskin

Finnish[]


Publisher: Like Kustannus

French[]


Presses de la Cité editions

Publisher: Presses de la Cité
Cover artist: Chris Moore

Presses Pocket editions

Publisher: Presses Pocket (imprint of Presses de la Cité)
Cover artist: Alain Brion (overview)

German[]


Publisher: Heyne
Cover artist: Chris Moore

Italian[]


Publisher:
- Fanucci Editore
- Mondadori
Cover artist: Franco Brambilla (Mondadori editions)

Japanese[]


Publisher: Hayakawa Shobo
Cover artist: Washio Naohiro

* - anthology unique to Japan, containing the short stories Great Wall of Mars, Glacial, A Spy in Europa, Weather, Galactic North and the novella Diamond Dogs

Polish[]


Publisher: Wydawnictwo Mag
Cover artist:
- Chris Moore
- ?

Romanian[]


Publisher:
- Nemira
- Editura Trei
Cover artist: ?

Russian[]


Publisher: Азбука
Cover artist: Chris Moore

Spanish[]


Publisher: La Factoría de Ideas
Cover artist: Chris Moore

References[]

  1. L'Espace de la révélation, Presses Pocket, cover art Alain Brion, noosfere.org
  2. La Cité du gouffre, Presses Pocket, cover art Alain Brion, noosfere.org
  3. Sing for Absolution, Teahouse on the Tracks (older blog of Alastair Reynolds), 10 November 2007
  4. L'Arche de la rédemption, Presses Pocket, cover art Alain Brion, noosfere.org
  5. Redemption Ark - French edition cover by Presses Pocket, AlastairReynolds.com
  6. Sing for Absolution, Teahouse on the Tracks (older blog of Alastair Reynolds), 10 November 2007
  7. Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days, Presses Pocket, cover art Alain Brion, noosfere.org
  8. Le Gouffre de l'absolution, Presses Pocket, cover art Alain Brion, noosfere.org
  9. Sing for Absolution, Teahouse on the Tracks (older blog of Alastair Reynolds), 10 November 2007

See also[]

Revelation Space series
NOVELS
A Prefect Dreyfus Emergency
(crime fiction series, 2007-present)
Aurora Rising (2007) | Open and Shut (short story midquel, 2018) | Elysium Fire (2018)
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Chasm City
(standalone novel, 2001)
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Inhibitor trilogy
(main novel series, 2000-2003)
Revelation Space (2000) | Redemption Ark (2002) | Absolution Gap (2003)

ANTHOLOGIES
Galactic North
(2006, short stories)
Great Wall of Mars | Glacial | A Spy in Europa | Weather
Dilation Sleep | Grafenwalder's Bestiary | Nightingale | Galactic North
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Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days
(2003, novellas)
Diamond Dogs | Turquoise Days
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Other anthologies
Deep Navigation (2010) - Monkey Suit (2009)
Beyond the Aquila Rift (2016) - The Last Log of the Lachrimosa (2014)
Infinite Stars (2017) - Night Passage (2017)

PUBLISHED ONLINE
Subterranean Press Magazine (2014, summer issue) - The Last Log of the Lachrimosa (2014)
Gollancz / Hachette UK (2018) - Open and Shut (2018)

BEHIND THE SCENES / RELATED ARTICLES
Revelation Space universe | Alastair Reynolds | Websites
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