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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson) 1925-

Overview
Works: 923 works in 3,199 publications in 14 languages and 49,294 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Science fiction films  Science fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Steampunk fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Collaborator
Classifications: PR6051.L3, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian W Aldiss
Billion year spree; the true history of science fiction by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

40 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the works of Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Lucian, H.G. Wells, John W. Campbell, and others from Victorian times to the present
Helliconia winter by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

40 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As winter approaches on the planet Helliconia, the phagors, man's ancient enemies begin to leave their mountain fastnesses to war upon human civilization
Helliconia spring by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this Earth-like planet where dynasties change with the centurieslong seasons, Yuli founds a city called Oldorando
Trillion year spree : the history of science fiction by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction has grown from what was virtually a secret movement in the last century to become part of the cultural wallpaper. The authors follow this development from Frankenstein to Frank Herbert, the tales of flight to other planets and other dimensions, of lost worlds and utopias, mechanical creatures and intelligent aliens; some friendly, some definitely not
Helliconia summer by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdere verwikkelingen op de planeet, waar een jaar ruim 25 aardse eeuwen duurt, rond mensen, mensachtigen en "fagers"
Frankenstein unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

48 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Bodenland, a 21st century American, passes through a timeslip and finds himself with Byron and Shelley in the famous villa on the shore of Lake Geneva. More fantastically, he finds himself face to face with a real Frankenstein, a doppelganger inhabiting a complex world where fact and fiction may as easily have congress as Bodenland himself manages to make love to Mary Shelley
Non-stop by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

94 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant future of galactic empires, the people of the Greene-tribe are shocked when they discover that they are not the center of a world of their own making
Hell's cartographers : some personal histories of science fiction writers by Alfred Bester( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hothouse by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

76 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of years from now, the Earth stops spinning. Half the world is in shadows while the other half suffers under an endless afternoon of sun. Humans have devolved into small creatures struggling for survival in a savage jungle where plants prey upon living flesh. In this deadly land, a young boy on the brink of manhood is cast off by his tribe for the crime of curiositiy - and embarks on a perilous journey far beyond the borders of his people's land in search of a better world
Galactic empires( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ... two-volume novel of the future." Authors include "Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Poul Anderson, Clifford Simak, Cordwainer Smith, A.E. Van Vogt, Harry Harrison, and many others."
Greybeard by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

66 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecological disaster has left the English countryside a wasteland. Humanity faces extinction, unless Greybeard and his wife Martha are successful in their quest for the scarcest and most precious of resources: human children
Forgotten life by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clement Winter is an Oxford don and lives a calm, prosperous life with his wife Sheila, a best selling author. When his brother Joseph dies, Clement sorts through the papers and letters he left behind, and tries to make sense of Joseph's life. In trying to understand his dead brother's life in the turmoil of the Far East at war, Clement realises how little he understands his own
New arrivals, old encounters : twelve stories by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
White Mars, or, The mind set free : a 21st century utopia by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Led by Tom Jefferies, the colonists on Mars struggle to survive and thrive when all contact is cut off with EUPACUS, as the industrialized nations of Earth are know
The Malacia tapestry by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

37 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the timeless city of Malacia, a place swathed in magic and on the brink of war, lives a young man named Perian de Chirolo. He embarks on a harrowing odyssey with dramatic consequences for himself and all Malacians. This is a gripping tale of wonder, lust and destiny
Earthworks by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

37 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where the earth has been savaged by overpopulation and over-farming, robots are considered more valuable than humans and sand must be altered to create artificially fertile soil. Ex-convict Knowle Noland, the hallucinating sea captain of the Trieste Star, finds himself wrapped up in a plot to incite a global war that will wipe out millions. War, it seems, is the only way to drastically reduce the population and create a better world for those who survive
Enemies of the system : a tale of homo uniformis by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SCIENCE FICTION: A contest for survival between perfectly rational human beings and their inferior cousins who've evolved into hideous animals
Cryptozoic! by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of two Hugo Awards, one Nebula Award, and named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Brian W. Aldiss has, for over fifty years, continued to challenge readers{u2019} minds with literate, thought{u2011}provoking, and inventive fiction. In the year 2093, human consciousness has expanded to the point that man can now travel to the past using a technique called?mind{u2011}traveling.? Artist Edward Bush returns from a nearly three-year mind{u2011}travel to find that his government has crumbled and society is now under the leadership a new regime. Given Bush{u2019}s excellent ability to mind{u2011}travel, he is recruited by the regime to track down and assassinate a scientist whose ideas threaten to topple everything they've built. This ebook includes an introduction by the author
Finches of Mars by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thoughtful meditation on the future of humanity, colonists on Mars struggle to prevent their own extinction"--
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story revolves around a terrorist bombing in a small British town
 
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Wilson Aldiss, Brian 1925-

Брайан Олдис английский писатель

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Олдисс Б. У. 1925-

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Олдисс, Брайан Уилсон 1925-

Олдисс, Брайн 1925-

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אולדיס, בריאן ווילסון 1925-

אולדיס, ברין, וילסון, 1925-

בריאן אלדיס סופר בריטי

برايان ألديس

برایان آلدیس نویسنده بریتانیایی

브라이언 올디스 영국의 SF 소설가

앨디스, 브라이언 1925-

앨디스, 브라이언 W. 1925-

オールディス, ブライアン・W

オールディス, ブライアン・ウィルソン

ブライアン・オールディス

布萊恩·阿爾迪斯

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Helliconia springTrillion year spree : the history of science fictionHelliconia summerFrankenstein unboundNon-stopHothouseGreybeardForgotten life