A collections of anecdotes, reviews and essays, written with the humour and warmth one associates with Brian Aldiss. In this fascinating collection of essays, one of the world’s pre-eminent SF writers explores a wide range of SF and fantasy writers and writings. The contents include a letter to Salvador Dali, Mary Shelley and Frankenstein, the work of Philip K. Dick, Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, James Blish, Culture: Is it worth losing your balls for?and the differences between US and UK fantasy.
This World and Nearer Ones
Aldiss’ acclaimed 1979 essay collection reissued for the first time in over thirty years. Most of the arts – architecture, music, painting, cinema – come under review in this thought-provoking collection of essays first published in 1979. Aldiss…
Finches of Mars
‘My final Science Fiction novel’ - Brian Aldiss Brian Aldiss has announced that this book, Finches of Mars, will be his final science fiction novel. And what a way to end one of the most illustrious careers in the genre. Set on the Red Planet, it…
Enemies of the System
In the future, mankind’s physiology has been improved. Utopia prevails throughout the solar system, in a communistic system of government. When six of its members are lost on an unregenerate planet, the stresses begin to show. In the future,…
The Complete Short Stories: The 1960s (Part 4) (The Brian Aldiss Collection)
Following on from the 1950s collection, this is the second collection of Brian Aldiss’ short stories, taken from the 1960s. A must-have for collectors. Part four of four. This collection gathers together, for the very first time, Brian Aldiss’…
Life in the West (The Squire Quartet, Book 1)
The first volume in the acclaimed Squire Quartet., available for the first time on ebook. Thomas C. Squire, popular presenter of television documentaries, one time secret agent, a hedonist whose worldly success and self-confidence overshadow the…
The Male Response (The Brian Aldiss Collection)
Written at the peak of the swinging sixties, this is an ironic, hilarious and frank investigation of sexual politics and the male sex drive. The Brian Aldiss collection includes over 50 books and spans the author’s entire career, from his debut in…
When the Feast is Finished (The Brian Aldiss Collection)
A moving account of the death of Brian Aldiss’ wife Margaret. Margaret Aldiss, Brian’s wife of thirty years, passed away quickly after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Based on journals they both kept, When the Feast is Finished is a moving account…
The Horatio Stubbs Trilogy
For the first time ever all three Horatio Stubbs novels in one volume. An omnibus edition of the groundbreaking sex comedies that together form the Horatio Stubbs Trilogy. Following our hero from schoolboy through to soldier and on to his 40s, these…
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