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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson) 1925-2017

Works: 893 works in 3,299 publications in 13 languages and 49,066 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Novels  Steampunk fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Time-travel fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Other, Publisher, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6051.L3, 823.914
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Publications by Brian W Aldiss, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Brian W Aldiss
Billion year spree : the true history of science fiction by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
44 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,670 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 )
41 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,316 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 spring by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
36 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
On this Earth-like planet where dynasties change with the centurieslong seasons, Yuli founds a city called Oldorando
Frankenstein unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
59 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,008 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
Non-stop by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
83 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 795 libraries worldwide
In the distant future of galactic empires, the people of the Greene-tribe are shocked when they discover that they are not the center of a world of their own making
Hell's cartographers : some personal histories of science fiction writers by Alfred Bester( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Galactic empires by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 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."
Hothouse by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
66 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 613 libraries worldwide
The sun is about to go nova. Earth and moon have ceased their axial rotation and present one face continuously to the sun. This is the age of vegetables. Gren and his lady, and the tummybelly men - journey to the even more terrifying Dark Side
Greybeard by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
62 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 589 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
Forgotten life by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Spanning fifty years and three continents - from pre-war Suffolk, to the Far East in the 1940s, to Oxford and America in the present day - Forgotten Life is a novel of immense scope, encompassing comedy and tragedy, joy and grief, as its three main characters try to work out the most difficult problem of all - the meaning of their own lives
Cryptozoic! by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
38 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Winner of two Hugo Awards, one Nebula Award, and named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Brian W. Aldiss has, for over fifty years, continued to challenge readers' minds with literate, thought{u2011}provoking, and inventive fiction. In the year 2093, human consciousness has expanded to the point that man can now travel to the past using a technique called?mind{u2011}traveling.? Artist Edward Bush returns from a nearly three-year mind{u2011}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{u2011}travel, he is recruited by the regime to track down and assassinate a scientist whose ideas threaten to topple everything they've built. This ebook includes an introduction by the author
New arrivals, old encounters : twelve stories by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
15 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-noveller
Earthworks by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
37 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
In a future where the earth has been savaged by overpopulation and over-farming, robots are considered more valuable than humans and sand must be altered to create artificially fertile soil. Ex-convict Knowle Noland, the hallucinating sea captain of the Trieste Star, finds himself wrapped up in a plot to incite a global war that will wipe out millions. War, it seems, is the only way to drastically reduce the population and create a better world for those who survive
Finches of Mars by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
"In this thoughtful meditation on the future of humanity, colonists on Mars struggle to prevent their own extinction"--
Enemies of the system : a tale of homo uniformis by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
29 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 555 libraries worldwide
A contest for survival between perfectly rational human beings and their inferior cousins who've evolved into hideous animals
White Mars, or, The mind set free : a 21st century utopia by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 534 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
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 libraries worldwide
The story revolves around a terrorist bombing in a small British town
The shape of further things by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
?We are infinitely rich, yet we mess about with penny{u2011}in{u2011}the{u2011}slot machines,? writes Brian W. Aldiss in this autobiographical work written over the course of one month. From his Oxfordshire home, he ruminates on dreams, education, the role of technology in our lives, the rise and function of science fiction, and a variety of other topics. The Shape of Further Things is a window into the life and mind of a Science Fiction Grand Master
Helliconia summer by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
A planet orbiting binary suns, Helliconia has a Great Year spanning three millennia of Earth time: cultures are born in spring, flourish in summer, then die with the onset of the generations-long winter. It is the summer of the Great Year on Helliconia. The humans are involved with their own affairs. Their old enemies, the phagors, are comparatively docile at this time of year, yet they can afford to wait, to take advantage of human weakness and the king's weakness. How they do so brings to a climax this powerfully compelling novel, in which the tortuous unwindings of circumstance enmesh royalty and commoners alike, and involve the Helliconia continents. This is the second volume of the Helliconia Trilogy
The twinkling of an eye, or, My life as an Englishman by Brian W Aldiss( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"Born in 1925, Aldiss is representative of the unique generation that reached adolescence in the era of World War II. Growing up in the rural hells of Norfolk and Devon, the son of a department store owner, he was formed and altered by wartime, serving three years in Burma and Asia with the Forgotten Army. Intrigued by science fiction and the near-apocalyptic imagery of the London Blitz, Aldiss became intoxicated by the beautiful lands, tropical climate, and horrific brutality he discovered in Burma and Sumatra, an "enchanted zone" that later provided the catalyst for much of his work." "Poignantly and passionately, Aldiss recalls the camaraderie of the army and the sobriety of postwar England; bookselling in Oxford; marital breakdown and financial impoverishment; life as a struggling novelist and literary editor; his seminal role in the science fiction's New Wave in the 1960s; and his friendships with Kingsley Amis, J.G. Ballard, Doris Lessing, and Michael Moorcock, among others."--Jacket
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布萊恩·阿爾迪斯 英國人的科幻作家
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