Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss
Publish date: September 1st 1989
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
1982 'Door Slams in Fourth World' The Fourth World is Europe, reduced to that status by Islamic attacks. There is even anthrax. The science fiction writers I've been reading lately come into two distinct groups, ones like Banks who is simply writing a rollicking good tale without being tied to our w...
Sci-fi master Brian Aldiss' award-winning story read by Jamie GloverBroadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 12:30am Monday 14th December 2009.
Absolutely first-class collection of short stories by Aldiss. My favourite, which I have read any number of times, is "Swastika!", in which a journalist interviews an elderly Adolf Hitler, living in retirement in Belgium under an assumed name. A couple of samples. Here's Hitler reminiscing about the...