The Shape of Further Things

The Shape of Further Things

ISBN
9780571247240
Published
27/11/2008
9780571247240
Format
Paperback
Price
£12.00
Paperback
206

About the Book

'Haven't you ever thought to yourself after a pleasant evening - or even after a dull afternoon - that if you could but have it all again, preferably in slow motion, then you could trace in it all the varied strands of your life?'

In The Shape of Further Things, originally published by Faber in 1970, Brian Aldiss presents an autobiographical work that explores both past and future. An intriguing book that explores a wide range of topics, offering a memorable perspective on the developing thoughts of a Science Fiction writer and a critique of the function of Science Fiction in society.

'Haven't you ever thought to yourself after a pleasant evening - or even after a dull afternoon - that if you could but have it all again, preferably in slow motion, then you could trace in it all the varied strands of your life?'In The Shape of Further Things, originally published by Faber in 1970, Brian Aldiss presents an autobiographical work that explores both past and future. An intriguing book that explores a wide range of topics, offering a memorable perspective on the developing thoughts of a Science Fiction writer and a critique of the function of Science Fiction in society.
  • Brian Aldiss

    Brian Aldiss, born in 1925, is one of the most prolific authors of both general and science fiction. In a writing career stretching from 1955 to the present he has published over seventy books. He has also been an influential compiler of science fiction anthologies. A Science Fiction Omnibus is available as a Penguin Modern Classic.

    Faber have reissued six of his best science fiction titles: Earthworks, Cryptozoic!, Barefoot in the Head, Galaxies like Grains of Sand, The Dark Light Years and The Shape of Further Things.

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