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Orion, May 12, 2011 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Curiosity was discouraged in the Greene tribe. Its members lived out their lives in cramped Quarters, hacking away at the encroaching ponics. As to where they were - that was forgotten.

Roy Complain decides to find out. With the renegade priest Marapper, he moves into unmapped territory, where they make a series of discoveries which turn their universe upside-down ...

Non-Stop is the classic SF novel of discovery and exploration; a brilliant evocation of a familiar setting seen through the eyes of a primitive.

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User Review  - bhabeck - LibraryThing

the book was a little hard to get into at first but then got more interesting. There were a couple of surprises in the conclusion of the story. Read full review

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User Review  - moopet - LibraryThing

I like 1950s SF, for the most part. This book was a disappointment. It's a little uncomfortable with what it's supposed to be. It can't decide whether to be a space adventure perhaps aimed at younger ... Read full review

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Brian W. Aldiss (1925 - 2017)
Brian Wilson Aldiss was born in 1925. He was a highly decorated science fiction author who achieved the rare feat of acceptance as a writer of real significance by the literary establishment in his lifetime. As well as his many award-winning novels he has been a hugely important anthologist and editor in the field. He also wrote the pre-eminent history of the genre (with David Wingrove), Billion Year Spree (later expanded and revised as Trillion Year Spree). He died in 2017 the day after his 92nd birthday.

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