The Sun is about to go Nova. Earth and Moon have ceased their axial rotation and present one face continuously to the sun. The bright side of Earth is covered with carnivorous forest. This is the Age of vegetables. Gren and his lady - not to mention the tummybelly men - journey to the even more terrifying Dark side. One of Aldiss' most famous and long-enduring novels, fast moving, packed with brilliant imagery.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
An Earth in locked orbit with both Sun and Moon, covered with a few, huge, plants, home to humans only 1/5 present size, and preyed on by symbiotic and intelligent fungus, is facing its final few ... Read full review
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Interesting and unusual; and by the end I didn't want to stop reading. Very full of casual death though, particularly at the beginning; grim and unremitting as well as weird and imaginative. It does ... Read full review