Helliconia summer

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Penguin Group USA, 1983 - Fiction - 436 pages

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User Review  - Matteocalosi - LibraryThing

There's only so much good worldbuilding (most of which has already been laid out in the previous novel anyway) can do to sustain meandering plotting and uninteresting characters. Aldiss being really ... Read full review

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User Review  - kevinashley - LibraryThing

The second book in a trilogy with an ambitious scope and high reputation, this describes the world of Helliconia as it enters its Great Summer, the time during its two-millenia-long orbit around the ... Read full review


The Seacoast of Borlien
Some Arrivals at the Palace
A Premature Divorce

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Brian Wilson Aldiss, OBE (born August 18, 1925 in East Dereham, Norfolk, England) is a prolific English author of both general fiction and science fiction. His byline reads either Brian W. Aldiss or simply Brian Aldiss. Greatly influenced by SF pioneer H. G. Wells, Aldiss is a vice-president of the international H. G. Wells Society. He is also (with Harry Harrison) co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. His brilliant writings of space and time can be compared to that of Isaac Asimov, Greg Bear and Arthur C Clarke.

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