This is The Hidden Family was a finalist last year, and its sequel, The Clan Corporate was nominated this year. Glasshouse takes place in the same universe as Accelerando, though at a much later point in its history. The themes of ubiquitous surveillance and the struggle to survive as an individual in the face of severe pressure to conform come through very clearly in this story of a distant future in which unrehabilitated war criminals use every tool at their disposal to build a society that they can control absolutely.’s first Prometheus Best Novel Award. His
It Can’t Happen Here, with ’s classic short story, “True Names,” which gave the public their first glimpse of cyberspace and showed how the struggle for control might penetrate the new medium. The motion picture "V For Vendetta" won a Special Award for effectively dramatizing the ongoing erosion of freedom in the West and the virtue of resisting tyranny with determination and hope.shared the Best Classic Fiction Award for his warning about the rise of totalitarianism,
The other finalists for Best Novel were: Empire, by ; The Ghost Brigades, by ; Rainbows End, by ; and Harbingers, by . The other finalists for the Hall of Fame award were: A Clockwork Orange, by ; “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by ; Animal Farm, by ; and The Lord of the Rings trilogy by .
The Prometheus awards honor outstanding sf/fantasy that explores the possibilities of a free future, champions human rights (including personal and economic liberty), dramatizes the perennial conflict between individuals and coercive governments, or critiques the tragic consequences of abuse of power.
The Prometheus Best Novel Award was founded in 1979 and the LFS took over sponsorship in 1982. The award is one of the most enduring awards after the Nebula and Hugo awards, and one of the oldest fan-based awards currently in sf. Presented annually since 1982 at the World Science Fiction Convention, the Prometheus Awards include a gold coin and plaque for each of the winners.
The Hall of Fame, established in 1983, focuses on classic fiction, including novels, novellas, short stories, poems and plays. Past Hall of Fame award winners range fromand to and .
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