The Detached Retina: Aspects of SF and Fantasy
'We devotees of SF enjoy its diversity of opinion, the bustle of bright and dark, the clash of progress and entropy, the clamour of theories about the past, the future, the ever present present, everything’, writes 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 writing and writers.
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