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Walter Tevis
Birth date: February 28, 1928
Died: August 08, 1984
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Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it 4 years ago
Sometimes it only takes one hauntingly beautiful book to turn an author into a favorite author. I first stumbled upon The Man Who Fell to Earth thanks to David Bowie, and I only know of David Bowie because I heard Space Oddity on the radio. I was in my mid-teens, and my father and I were listeni...
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Brad Horner's Books rated it 7 years ago
Only came to this book through a winding road of Valis by PKD in his description of David Bowie in the novel. PKD was influenced by Bowie in the movie "The man who fell to earth". I watched, thought it was interesting, and THEN finally read the novel, which, I'm sure most people will agree, was a lo...
modusa rated it 8 years ago
no ray guns are fired or space battles waged in this poignant novel. there is a spaceship yes, but it is incapacitated after it deposits its passenger on earth. the passenger is an alien from a dying planet named anthea and he's looking for an escape - a place for the remnants of his people. his nam...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it 9 years ago
What did I think?Like most chesss novels, it just doesn't ring true if you are involved at a competitive level. If you aren't, then I imagine this is a fair way to spend an aeroplane trip. Me? It irritated me constantly, but I've given it a second star on the basis that if I wasn't me, I probably wo...
Bookake rated it 10 years ago
Ooh I remember the movie with David Bowie in, shame I never knew it was based on a book before now!
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