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Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson) 1925-

Overview
Works: 880 works in 3,208 publications in 14 languages and 49,219 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Science fiction films  Science fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Steampunk fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Contributor, Creator, Other, Publisher, Interviewee
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 )

74 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,932 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 )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,333 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 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So much time has passed since Spring, that everything that happened is mostly the stuff of distorted legend. As the planet warms into Summer, the political and social conflict between species accelerates. The King of Borlien is beset by enemies and religious problems. In an attempt to resolve his troubles he decides to divorce his Queen and marry the princess of neighbouring Oldorando. Meanwhile, the phagors bide their time, waiting to take advantage of human weakness
Frankenstein unbound by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

56 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,022 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 794 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 )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galactic empires by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 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."
Hothouse by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a strange future, spiders over a mile in length travel to the Moon on interplanetary cobwebs and the stationary world is now split between perpetual day and unending night. The few remaining humans are regularly consumed by savage greenery and their only allies are the giant Termights. But the elders are facing the end of their time, so leadership is given to a young girl. The group's manchild Gren wants to be his own leader, however, and with his mating partner will tear apart the group in his search for a new Eden"--Cover (Penguin Classic ed.)
Greybeard by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

61 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 600 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 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning fifty years and three continents – from pre-war Suffolk, to the Far East in the 1940s, to Oxford and America in the present day – Forgotten Life is a novel of immense scope, encompassing comedy and tragedy, joy and grief, as its three main characters try to work out the most difficult problem of all – the meaning of their own lives
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 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-noveller
Man in his time : the best science fiction stories of Brian W. Aldiss by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the best stories from one of Britain's most versatile science fiction writers. The collection covers a wide range, from the day after tomorrow to the distant future, and from our own front doorstep to the farthest corners of the galaxy
The Malacia tapestry by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 564 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 {u2013} a free-spirit, a fearless lover {u2013} who embarks on a harrowing odyssey with dramatic consequences for himself and all Malacians
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 564 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
Earthworks by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is war the only way of reviving an overpopulated, degenerate world? Knowie Noland, ex-convict, ex-traveller, and captain of the tramp freighter Trieste Star, hopes that a war begun by him will lead to a better world for the survivors
Finches of Mars by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this thoughtful meditation on the future of humanity, colonists on Mars struggle to prevent their own extinction"--
Enemies of the system : a tale of homo uniformis by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 557 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 )

35 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 557 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{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'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
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story revolves around a terrorist bombing in a small British town
 
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White Mars, or, The mind set free : a 21st century utopia
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Wilson Aldiss, Brian 1925-

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אולדיס, בריאן ווילסון 1925-

אולדיס, ברין, וילסון, 1925-

בריאן אלדיס סופר בריטי

برايان ألديس

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브라이언 올디스 영국의 SF 소설가

앨디스, 브라이언 1925-

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オールディス, B・W

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

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布萊恩·阿爾迪斯

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