Glorious Angels

Science, adventure and a ponder on the nature of biology, destiny and power – it must be Glorious Angels!

 The groundbreaking new novel from one of the genre’s most respected authors comes into paperback: a thrilling mix of science, magic and sexual politics.


Glorious Angels was shortlisted for the BSFA Best Novel Award for 2015. It didn’t win but hey, the shortlist is where the winning really is! Thanks to everyone who voted for it.

At the moment there is no sequel planned, other than the one on my hard drive, although people ask all the time about a second book so if you really want some more let me know!


“A showcase for the authors relentless imagination. It tap dances along the lines between genre boundaries, kicking up its heels with a giddy, ferociously smart inventiveness “(SFX)

“A taut thriller swimming in high concepts.” (The Independent on Sunday)

“Glorious Angels is a compellingly complex novel that shifts between many different character perspectives… has a lot of twists and turn that allow us to fully immerse ourselves in the world that Justina Robson has created.” (Flickering Myth)

“Glorious Angels is an outstanding piece of work that requires a lot from the reader. But what they receive in return is glorious indeed.” (Starburst Magazine)

“..incredibly intelligent and well structured…[Robson] delves into so many emotions and topics, including lust, romance, family and independence…what this book really does is tell an engaging, complex story and it tells it without condescending to stereotypes.” (Sci-Fi Now)

“an intriguing…tale of war, internecine politics and ancient technologies” (The Financial Times)

“I waited for something this intelligent for a long time and I certainly wasn’t disappointed.. a tremendously deep read” (Upcoming 4 Me)

“if you’re looking for a bold, unashamedly different story, then The Glorious Angels is for you” (Bending Over Bookwards)

“intricately plotted, multi-faceted, fascinating story of a world where the female is at the top of every social hierarchy” (We Love This Book)


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