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  Alamak! pavilion - Islands in the stream -
Alamak! pavilion - Islands in the streamVeneziaToday"The Moment of Eclipse Series" prende nome da un racconto di science fiction di Brian Aldiss che Kwangho ha trovato perfetto per descrivere il suo lavoro. Si tratta di combinazioni di materiali quali marmo+ marmo, rame+ marmo, acciaio+ acciaio, che ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 8:28 am
  Frankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss aux
MaXoEFrankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss aux éditions MnémosMaXoELa Présentation du Jour est aujourd'hui une Présentation Livre avec Frankenstein délivré de Brian Aldiss qui sort aux éditions Mnémos ce mois-ci. L'auteur anglais, reconnu pour la trilogie Helliconia, revisite ce grand classique de la littérature et ...
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 7:03 am
  Out-of-this-world sci-fi bookstore new to
The Commercial AppealOut-of-this-world sci-fi bookstore new to Cooper-YoungThe Commercial AppealOther paperbacks from the 1950s, 60s and 70s — protected within clear Mylar sleeves — included the likes of Andre Norton's "Witch World," Brian W. Aldiss' "Galaxies Like Grains of Sand" and Philip José Farmer's "When the Stone God Awakens.
Posted on 11 May 2017 | 6:26 am
  Cosmic Trigger: Ken Campbell's daughter
The GuardianCosmic Trigger: Ken Campbell's daughter captures Illuminatus! spirit in trippy epicThe GuardianCosmic Trigger is in part an echo chamber of what Brian Aldiss, the sci-fi novelist and Campbell enthusiast, described as “a long strip-cartoon of every possible 20th-century phobia, something Bertrand Russell and Genghis Khan might have cooked up ...
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 10:00 pm
  From schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master:
Telegraph.co.ukFrom schoolboy jottings to sci-fi master: How a solar eclipse inspired Brian AldissTelegraph.co.ukNow a recently discovered trove of early jottings has revealed that Brian Aldiss was inspired to begin writing science fiction by a total eclipse of the sun he witnessed as a 14-year-old schoolboy at a Devon boarding school. In 1939, in awe of what he ...
Posted on 9 July 2016 | 7:11 am
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  Top 10 facts about science fiction
6. According to Vladimir Nabokov, Shakespeare’s The Tempest was science fiction. 7. The first US edition of Nabokov’s novel Lolita was published on Brian Aldiss’s birthday in 1958. 8. The first bowler to take four wickets in consecutive balls in ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 8:04 am
  Hollywood’s continuing Frankenstein
Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound, adapted from a Brian Aldiss revision, was about half as good as it should have been. Then there are a lot of terrible, terrible movies — few worse than last year’s execrable I, Frankenstein. Who will save us from ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 2:51 am
  Brian Aldiss takes a trip to the future for
The place looked vaguely familiar. There I stood, or stumbled rather, looking about me. There were those plastic telescope-like things, there were the screens, the ranks of switches, the TV remotes, the yards of cream cable, the objects for which I had no ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
  Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at
Brian Aldiss, science fiction writer, 90; Roman Polanski, film director, 82; Robert Redford, actor, 79; Madeleine Stowe, actress, 57; Denis Leary, actor, 58, Edward Norton, actor, 46; Christian Slater, actor, 46; Mika, singer/songwriter, 32. British ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 10:00 am
  Brian Aldiss unpicks the Jocasta complex
The Friday Project, pp.222, £9.99, ISBN: 9780007482146 What if the gods of Greek myth had parallels with Freud’s notion of the unconscious? This is just one idea explored in Brian Aldiss’s sassy retelling of the stories of two prominent women of Thebes.
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 4:00 pm
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:08 am
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:08 am
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wind_and_sky1: When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults. | Brian Aldiss #followme
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:08 am
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:08 am
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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 7:08 am
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  Open Question: How old do you think brian
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 2:58 pm
  Resolved Question: Good sci-fi novel
I just finished playing the Mass Effect trilogy (including the four novels) and I need more sci-fi! I've read some of the older classics like Dune but what I really need is something more recent with heavy science in it, no matter how fictional or even absurd. Mass Effect for example had alien communities, galactic teleportation and even biotic superpowers but everything had science behind it! PS: I prefer something about space but not necessesarily, as long as it's sci-fi and totally geeky :D Thanks in advance to everyone that answers!
Posted on 4 June 2014 | 9:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Trying to remember the
There are two short fiction horror stories I cannot recall the name or what collection they were apart of. I thought they were apart of a Stephen King novel, but I can't find them in any of his collections. The first story is about a man obsessed with some form of exercise (weight lifting or chin ups.) The man starts to amputate his limbs for the benefit of weighing less. He visits a surgeon frequently, in the end he amputates all fingers or his arm where he cannot do the exercise anymore. The second story is about a man who owes a large amount of money to some mob. He is given the option of placing his hand on a red hot stove burner for 10 seconds to pay his debt. Turns out he can't do it, very gross and detailed that's why I believe it is Stephen King. I do believe they are from the same book. Please help thank you.
Posted on 21 March 2014 | 8:58 pm
  Resolved Question: Years ago I read a short
Some of the characters were Lily Yo, Flor and Band Appa Bondi. Can anyone tell me where to find this story?
Posted on 11 August 2012 | 1:57 pm
  Resolved Question: Can any SF fans recommend
Preferably written within the last 10 years or so? Thank you.
Posted on 13 January 2012 | 8:35 am



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