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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson) 1925-

Works: 800 works in 2,909 publications in 11 languages and 43,649 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Steampunk fiction  Time-travel fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Other, Collaborator, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6051.L3, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Brian W Aldiss
Helliconia winter by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

120 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,713 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 )

51 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this Earth-like planet where dynasties change with the centurieslong seasons, Yuli founds a city called Oldorando
Frankenstein unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

51 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,032 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 )

81 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 818 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 )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 617 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
Greybeard by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

62 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 615 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 )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 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 )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
The Malacia tapestry by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 570 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 )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 566 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 5 languages and held by 563 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 )

31 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 559 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' minds with literate, thought-provoking, and inventive fiction. Now, E-Reads is proud to make available in eBook format the classic works of Aldiss. Now with a New Introduction by the Author! CRYPTOZOIC! In the year 2093, human consciousness has expanded to the point where man can now travel to the past using a technique called & quot;mind-travelling. & quot; Artist Edward Bush returns from a nearly-three year mind-travel to find that his government has crumbled and society is now under the leadership a new regime. Given Bush's excellent ability to mind-travel, he is recruited by the regime to track down and assassinate a scientist whose ideas threaten to topple everything they've built
Somewhere east of life by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 21st century has given birth to a new racket, memory pirates. The novel follows the protagonist, Roy Burnell, an architect, as he tries to recover ten years of stolen architectural knowledge and sexual experiences, the latter chopped up and sold on the black market to lovers of soft porn. By the author of A Tupolev Too Far
Dracula unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian W. Aldiss was born in Norfolk, England, in 1925. Over a long and distinguished writing career, he has published award-winning science fiction (two Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award); bestselling popular fiction, including the three-volume Horatio Stubbs saga and the four-volume the Squire Quartet; experimental fiction such as Report on Probability A and Barefoot in the Head; and many other iconic and pioneering works, including the Helliconia Trilogy. He has edited many successful anthologies and has published groundbreaking nonfiction, including a magi
Finches of Mars by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Ali, a young Muslim writer, finds himself imprisoned because of his comic novel, in which two characters joke about the murder of a British prime minister, and his only escape is to an alien planet that he invents within his own mind
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story revolves around a terrorist bombing in a small British town
Roger Corman's Frankenstein unbound by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in French and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While conducting implosion experiments in the year 2031, Dr. Joseph Buchanan accidentally causes a rift in time and is sent to nineteenth century Geneva where he encounters Victor Frankenstein and his monster
Brothers of the head( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brothers of the Head is the explosive story of shadowy cultural icons Tom and Barry Howes, conjoined twins from an isolated headland on the east coast of England. Plucked from the safety of their isolation in the mid-1970s they were groomed by one of rock's leading impressarios to be part of the burgeoning English punk rock scene, soon to take the world by storm. Showing remarkable talent, the twins easily rose ot the challenge, quickly producing material that left them pooised to make a commercial breakthrough. Their already complex situation became intensified with the introduction of journalist Laura Ashworth who quickly moved from the band's rehearsal room to the twins' bed. Their legendary first gig at the King's Head, a study in raw performance and power cemented their place in the punk rock pantheon and gained them an instant cult following. All too soon after this the unbearable tensions within the twins' relationship, further complicated by the added pressure of imminent fame, overwhelmed the band and left the Howes twins in a potentially deadly situation
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