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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson) 1925-

Overview
Works: 909 works in 2,680 publications in 4 languages and 46,795 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Steampunk fiction  Periodicals  Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction  Miscellanea  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Collaborator, Other, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PR6051.L3, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Brian W Aldiss
Publications by Brian W Aldiss
Most widely held works by Brian W Aldiss
Helliconia spring by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
35 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
On this Earth-like planet where dynasties change with the centurieslong seasons, Yuli founds a city called Oldorando
Billion year spree; the true history of science fiction by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Discusses the works of Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Lucian, H.G. Wells, John W. Campbell, and others from Victorian times to the present
Helliconia winter by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
As winter approaches on the planet Helliconia, the phagors, man's ancient enemies begin to leave their mountain fastnesses to war upon human civilization
Helliconia summer by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
27 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 libraries worldwide
Helliconia is a world in a very eccentric orbit about its home star which results in a very, very long "year" orbit around the central sun. After long decades of frozen winter, signs of the long-awaited thaw begin to show and an entire civilization essentially existing in suspended animation once again emerges into a world growing warmer, greener and more hospitable climatically. Old knowledge must re-emerge. Old customs begin to repeat--and old conflicts arise once again, renewed in misunderstanding, disagreement and violence
Trillion year spree : the history of science fiction by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
32 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Joe Bodenland, a 21st century American, passes through a timeslip and finds himself with Byron and Shelley in the famous villa on the shore of Lake Geneva. More fantastically, he finds himself face to face with a real Frankenstein, a doppelganger inhabiting a complex world where fact and fiction may as easily have congress as Bodenland himself manages to make love to Mary Shelley
Hell's cartographers : some personal histories of science fiction writers ( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Galactic empires ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 717 libraries worldwide
"A ... two-volume novel of the future." Authors include "Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Poul Anderson, Clifford Simak, Cordwainer Smith, A. E. Van Vogt, Harry Harrison, and many others."
White Mars, or, The mind set free : a 21st century utopia by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Led by Tom Jefferies, the colonists on Mars struggle to survive and thrive when all contact is cut off with EUPACUS, as the industrialized nations of Earth are know
Forgotten life by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Clement Winter is an Oxford don and lives a calm, prosperous life with his wife Sheila, a best selling author. When his brother Joseph dies, Clement sorts through the papers and letters he left behind, and tries to make sense of Joseph's life. In trying to understand his dead brother's life in the turmoil of the Far East at war, Clement realises how little he understands his own
Harm by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
Paul Ali, a young Muslim writer, finds himself imprisoned because of his comic novel, in which two characters joke about the murder of a British prime minister, and his only escape is to an alien planet that he invents within his own mind
New arrivals, old encounters : twelve stories by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
12 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-noveller
Man in his time : the best science fiction stories of Brian W. Aldiss by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Somewhere east of life by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
The 21st century has given birth to a new racket, memory pirates. The novel follows the protagonist, Roy Burnell, an architect, as he tries to recover ten years of stolen architectural knowledge and sexual experiences, the latter chopped up and sold on the black market to lovers of soft porn. By the author of A Tupolev Too Far
Cryptozoic! by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
28 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 libraries worldwide
In the year 2093, human consciousness has expanded to the point where man can now travel to the past using a technique called "mind-travelling." Artist Edward Bush returns from a nearly-three year mind-travel to find that his government has crumbled and society is now under the leadership a new regime. Given Bush's excellent ability to mind-travel, he is recruited by the regime to track down and assassinate a scientist whose ideas threaten to topple everything they've built
Greybeard by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Ecological disaster has left the English countryside a wasteland. Humanity faces extinction, unless Greybeard and his wife Martha are successful in their quest for the scarcest and most precious of resources: human children
Dracula unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 libraries worldwide
The Malacia tapestry by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
24 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 libraries worldwide
"Enter the timeless city of Malacia, where streets are paved with gold, where chilling magic reigns, where a war like none other is about to be waged. Here lives a young man named Perian de Chirolo, a Renaissance man, a free-spirited actor on an extraordinary stage, a fearless lover whose questing heart carries him into the teeth of danger. Here, Brian W. Aldiss weaves together a compelling tapestry of wonder and lust, of mythic beasts and soul-shattering surprise, as Perian accepts a harrowing mission that will sweep him toward his true fate and a new destiny for all Malacians."--Jacket
Enemies of the system : a tale of homo uniformis by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 560 libraries worldwide
SCIENCE FICTION: A contest for survival between perfectly rational human beings and their inferior cousins who've evolved into hideous animals
Best SF ( serial )
in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Aldiss, B. W.
Aldiss, B. W. (Brian Wilson), 1925-
Aldiss, Brain W. 1925-
Aldiss, Brain Wilson 1925-
Aldiss, Brian.
Aldiss, Brian, 1925-
Aldiss, Brian W.
Aldiss, Brian W., 1925-
Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson), 1925-
Aldiss, Brian Wilson.
Aldiss, Brian Wilson, 1925-
Wilson Aldiss, Brian 1925-
Олдис, Брайан 1925-
Олдисс, Брайан, 1925-
Олдисс, Брайан Уилсон 1925-
Олдисс, Брайн 1925-
オールディス, ブライアン・W
オールディス, ブライアン・ウィルソン
Languages
English (463)
Spanish (2)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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