'We have adorned the lowest heaven with an ornament, the planets...
'A string of murders on Venus. Saturn’s impossible forest.
'Voyager I's message to the stars - returned in kind.
'The Lowest Heaven collects seventeen astonishing, never-before-published stories from award-winning authors and provocative new literary voices, each inspired by a body in the solar system, and features extraordinary images drawn from the archives of the Royal Observatory Greenwich.'
'Looking for a taste of the very best science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories around? The second of an annual series, Focus 2013 collects an elite selection of work which has received acclaim via national and international Awards shortlisting. ' (Publication summary)