Publish date: 1999
Publisher: Millennium Paperbacks
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Disappointing. This book had been recommended to me by Goodreads and others in a Goodreads group but I just found it highly boring. I've read Jules Verne, and I've read old science fiction, but this is the first science fiction book I've read that felt really, really dated. The style, the lack of a ...
Densely written novel of ideas, any one of which could be (and has been) spun out into a complete work of speculative fiction since SM was published in 1937.
There's a theory that, no matter what the author appears to be writing about, really he's writing about himself. I find this theory quite appealing, and, even though I don't believe it 100%, I think it's often a good way to try and understand why you like a book.Star Maker is an interesting test cas...
I heard somewhere once that back in the early 20th century authors got paid by the length of their writings. Stapleton must have made a mint on this one. Don't get me wrong, he basically wrote about the beginning and end of our universe and everything in between. I can understand why this book wo...
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