In Malacia, a city where change is forbidden and radical ideas are crushed, a war like no other is about to commence...
The Brian Aldiss collection includes over 50 books and spans the author’s entire career, from his debut in 1955 to his more recent work.
Struggling young actor Perian de Chirolo does as he pleases in the timeless city. He is a lover, a fighter and has no thought for consequence, until the magic of Malacia changes and reality begins to catch up with him.
Now de Chirolo must make a choice between his old life, and joining the revolutionaries who will fight to ensure Malacia is never the same again.
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A complex picaresque novel now reissued as part of the Brian Aldiss Collection.
A picaresque novel which attempts to capture something of the mysterious world of G. B. Tiepolo’s etchings. The down-at-heel actor, de Chirolo, sees everything in the embalmed city state of Malacia as art or artifice, until reality catches up with him…Review:
'For decades, Brian Aldiss has been among our most prolific and consistently stylish writers.' THE TELEGRAPH
‘The best novel Brian Aldiss has written.’ TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT
‘…provocative, remarkably successful.’ KIRKUS
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