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Brian W. Aldiss
Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE, was an English writer and anthology-editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s. show more
Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE, was an English writer and anthology-editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss, except for occasional pseudonyms during the mid-1960s.
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Birth date: 1925-08-18
Died: 2017-08-19
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markk
markk rated it 6 months ago
One of my favorite reading pleasures is the short story collection. Such books provide a nearly perfect combination of diversity and readability within a single volume. This is especially true when the collection consists of stories from multiple authors and their different styles of writing. And ...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
It has been a while since I read his “Trillion Year Spree”, but I would respectfully submit that Aldiss may very well have made his case for the essential nature of science fiction in making and moving on the modern world. It is difficult to think of another genre so relevant, and at the same time...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it 3 years ago
The central character in this book is the planet Helliconia. The story shows how the primitive civilizations and flora and fauna are influenced by planetary forces with seasons that last thousands of years. Readers must keep in mind that this book is the start of a trilogy or they will not like the ...
Noel's Blog
Noel's Blog rated it 4 years ago
The world is going out with a whimper instead of a bang. The entire human race is pretty much sterile due to a nuclear accident. More large animals, except reindeer have suffered the same fate, while other small animals thrive to the point of being a threat. Civilization despairs and collapses, but ...
Silk & Serif
Silk & Serif rated it 5 years ago
Received via NetGalley from the Open Road Media in exchange for an honest and completely unbiased review. Also posted on Silk & SerifFinches of Mars is the work of science fictions most eminent authors. I researched Aldiss upon completion of this book and learned that most of his books require anal...
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