Supertoys Last All Summer Long: And Other Stories of Future Time

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Macmillan, Jun 27, 2001 - Fiction - 232 pages
15 Reviews
David is just a little boy, a little boy who loves his mother, and his teddy bear. David wants to make his mummy happy, and tell her he loves her, but can't quite seem to find the words.

His verbal communication center is giving him trouble again. He may have to go back to the factory.

For more than four decades Brian Aldiss has been confounding the limits of satire, poetry, and science fiction, creating stories from the well of dreamscapes that come up sharp against the cutting edge of our technological society.
  

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Review: Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time

User Review  - Jessica Meyers - Goodreads

This story was quite sad, and reminded me of the movie AI with Haley Joel Osment. The story was very well written, and it was intriguing. But it also left me wanting to cry. However, the story was ... Read full review

Review: Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time

User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Checked it out for the 3 short stories that were the basis of Spielberg's AI movie. Lightweight, brief. Frankly, nothing special. VERY quick reads. Read full review

Contents

Supertoys Last All Summer Long
11
Apogee Again
36
m
50
Headless
66
A Matter of Mathematics
94
The Pause Button
111
Steppenpferd
136
Cognitive Ability and the Light Bulb
152
Galaxy Zee 161
181
A Whiter Mars
217
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Brian Aldiss lives in Oxford, England.

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