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Monday, July 23, 2012

Clockwork Angels: The Novel special signed and numbered editions on sale this Friday
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UPDATE - 7/23@7:14PM: The Rush Backstage Club is running a promotion starting today where every order (while supplies last) will receive a copy of the Clockwork Angels novel sampler booklet (thanks RushJunkie2112). They have 500 copies available to give away.

Clockwork Angels bookClockwork Angels: The Novel author Kevin J. Anderson announced earlier today via his blog that ECW Press would be offering for sale special signed and numbered editions of the novel starting this Friday. Here's the official press release that Anderson included in his post:

July 23, 2012 - ECW Press is thrilled to unveil two exciting special editions of CLOCKWORK ANGELS: The Novel (ECW Press, September 2012), the landmark literary collaboration between Rush drummer and lyricist Neil Peart and bestselling SF author Kevin J. Anderson. These two numbered special editions of CLOCKWORK ANGELS: The Novel will be available for preorder on Friday, July 27.

The Silver Edition, slipcased and autographed by both Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart, will be a beautiful addition to any collection. This limited edition of 300 copies is available from both ecwpress.com/clockworksilver and rushbackstage.com, for $74.95.

The Gold Edition is a must have for die-hard fans. Slipcased and signed by both authors, The Gold Edition is accompanied by a lithograph image from the book, signed by artist Hugh Syme, and a unique autographed page of the original CLOCKWORK ANGELS manuscript. Both pieces are presented in an attractive frame with an engraved and numbered plate. With only 302 copies available, the Gold Edition will retail for $299.95, and is available exclusively from rushbackstage.com.

The Gold and Silver editions of Clockwork angels will be available for preorder on Friday, July 27, at 10am ET, while quantities last. Special editions will ship on August 31, 2012.

Clockwork Angels audiobook narrated by Neil PeartAlso, late last week the folks at RushCon announced that Anderson will be Sunday's guest speaker at this year's convention. Kevin will read from Clockwork Angels and share his experience creating the novel with Neil Peart. Books will also be on sale and Kevin will be doing a book signing. Anderson also announced the appearance on his blog and added the following information regarding the audiobook version of the novel:

... this afternoon I was in the studio recording a special afterword for the Brilliance unabridged audio edition of the novel (which is read by Neil Peart). Over the past two days, I worked with artist Hugh Syme to develop a lavish illustrated booklet, 32 pages, which is exclusive to the physical edition of the audiobook. It's been approved by Neil and already off to press. The audio will be released simultaneously with the hardcover novel on September 1, and both are available for preorder now.

You can pre-order the audiobook version of Clockwork Angels (narrated by Neil Peart) at this location, and the hardcover edition here.

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[Clockwork Angels novelization cover art now available]
[Clockwork Angels novelization by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart now available for pre-order]
[Kevin J. Anderson's novelization of Rush's Clockwork Angels album due out this Fall from ECW Press]
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#14 - Posted 7/27/12 @10:30AM by ted1001001 [contact]

I also tried the ecwpress site and got a book in the cart, filled out all my shipping info, clicked "review order", and after a VERY long wait got a Drupal notification that the site is off-line. Great... as I type this the ecwpress site is still not letting me checkout.

In the meantime I was trying to load rushbackstage.com and it couldn't even load the homepage - I would just get a server down error. Finally at about 9:20 it loaded and by pure luck I was able to get one copy of the silver edition. :-) I immediately went back to the site to try to get another and they were gone. It appears the gold edition is still available though.

Good luck all - hopefully we'll hear from some other folks who managed to secure an order.
#13 - Posted 7/27/12 @10:12AM by bearkiss [contact]

what a crock!

on line right at 10am est... get book loaded into cart... go to checkout...

get error:


The following errors occurred:
Invalid request. Possible cause could be: session time out; server inaccessible, etc. Please try again.

of course by now they're all gone...

yes, I'm pissed

to hell with them & their overpriced book
#12 - Posted 7/26/12 @10:56AM by dinoman [contact]

Anyone hear of any reviews of the novel yet?
#11 - Posted 7/25/12 @11:07AM by jaeger [contact]

Sure it wasn't Huey Lewis? (cf. _American Pscho_...)
#10 - Posted 7/24/12 @12:08PM by snowdog20 [contact]

Wasn't it Don Henley who said "crap is king"?

Somewhat ironic, dont you think?
#9 - Posted 7/24/12 @11:13AM by flimbo

The "novel" will be a pile of crap!
#8 - Posted 7/24/12 @8:15AM by Jade [contact]

Message received!
#7 - Posted 7/24/12 @5:33AM by oldprogrockfan [contact]

I got my my copy of the Clockwork Angels Novel sampler by posting just $4 from England and it was signed by the Author!

Old Prog Rock Fan
London 2012 (3 days to go) England.
#6 - Posted 7/24/12 @2:03AM by bucklemyshoe [contact]

From FIRST to last
The peak is never passed
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2+1+1+2 equals
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SIXTH
#5 - Posted 7/23/12 @7:49PM by Mr. Danniels Secretary [contact]

Yes, #4...
Glittering prizes...shatter the illusion of integrity...yeah

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