Aldiss, Brian This World and Nearer Ones

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This World and Nearer Ones

 
9780007482344: This World and Nearer Ones

Aldiss’ acclaimed 1979 essay collection reissued for the first time in over thirty years.

Most of the arts – architecture, music, painting, cinema – come under review in this thought-provoking collection of essays first published in 1979.

Aldiss writes here with characteristic humour the complex unity of art and science which forms the inner mystery of science fiction, and reveals new aspects whilst ‘exploring the familiar’.

Brian says: ‘A collection of essays on a wide variety of subjects, including literature, film, politics, current affairs, art and the author’s own life.’

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'For decades, Brian Aldiss has been among our most prolific and consistently stylish writers.' THE TELEGRAPH

‘The best of British science fiction writers.’ THE SCOTSMAN

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‘The titan of science fiction’ Telegraph

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‘The best of British science fiction writers’ The Scotsman
These articles and reviews are written with the author’s characteristic humour on many subjects, linked by the theme of a complex unity of art and science which forms the inner mystery of science fiction.
The Brian Aldiss Collection includes over 50 books spanning the author’s entire career, from his debut back in 1955 to his more recent work.

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