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A Voyage to Arcturus - David Lindsay
A Voyage to Arcturus
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2.00 5
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780575074835 (0575074833)
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
2.0 A Voyage to Arcturus
I hated this novel. It's really not a sf novel. It is some sort of philosophico-religio-fantasy acid trip (I know it's clumsy) with a sf framework to set up the fantasy. Ultimately it espouses some sort of gnostic reality for the universe. Did Lindsay really personally believe this? If not, wha...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
A bizarre mind-blower of a novel. It is sort of a gnostic Pilgrim's Progress. Maskull is transported to the planet Tormance where he undergoes a series a transformations that alter his senses and allow him to perceive the world in different ways. If you are looking for a Science Fiction adventure...
Qwallath rated it
3.0 A Voyage to Arcturus
'A Voyage to Arcturus' is a peculiar book, not really science fiction nor any thing else in the traditional sense of the word. The protagonist of the book - if we may call Maskull that - travels to a planet orbiting the star Arcturus, where he is transformed to the varying likenesses of its local in...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
Apparently David Lindsay said once that he would never be famous, but that as long as our civilisation endured, at least one person a year would read him. I think he was probably right. This is not a well-written book, and there is very little character development - but it is full of amazing, large...
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