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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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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When you first read a book during your impressionable, formative youth, you tend to be accepting. I absolutely loved this book when I first read it in the mid 1960's, soon after its USA release (It's ... Read full review