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An exile on planet Earth : articles and reflections

Author: Brian W Aldiss
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2012.
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Brian Aldiss has donated his archive to the Bodleian Library, Oxford. In celebration, the Bodleian Library has published this collection of recent non-fiction pieces. When I say recent, five of the twelve essays gathered here are original to this volume, and of the others the oldest dates from 2002. Yet, though recent, there is a nostalgic feel to these pieces, returning again and again to the early years of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Brian W Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Aldiss
ISBN: 9781851243730 1851243739
OCLC Number: 759585103
Description: xii, 179 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Brian Aldiss.
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These personal and revealing essays by the master of science fiction reveal the influences behind his writing and offer new insights into the man and his world.  Read more...

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"What he gives us here is the reality that underlies the fiction: personal stories, often of pain, that illuminate the work."--Alan Yentob, from the foreword

 
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