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The Folio Science Fiction Anthology Science Fiction Has Always Been A Fertile Home For The Short Story Brian Aldiss, Award Wining Author Of Science Fiction Classics Such As Non Stop And The Helliconia Trilogy, Is Also A Master Of The Short Story Hothouse, His Collection Of Novelettes, Won The Hugo Award For Short Fiction In 1962, While His Super Toys Last All Summer Long Was The Inspiration For The Steven Spielberg Film A.I Artificial Intelligence A Central Figure In The Genre For Over 60 Years And A Hugely Respected Editor Of Numerous Anthologies, Aldiss Has Selected And Introduced Each Story In This Special Folio Collection The Result Is A Shining Constellation Of Science Fiction Stars, Each Story Exemplifying The Very Best Of The GenreHe Was Falling Struggling Frantically, He Tried To Get Hold Of Something, But There Was Only Empty Darkness Around Him, No Substance, No Reality, Only The Depth Beneath Him And The Din Of His Own Terrified ShrieksPhilip K Dick, Recall MechanismAn Intruder In The Solar System Has Disastrous Consequences For Earth In H G Wells S The Star , While Fans Of Isaac Asimov S Foundation Series Will Get The Chance To Revisit His Universe In Bridle And Saddle Recall Mechanism Is A Typically Mind Bending Story From Philip K Dick, Author Of The Man In The High Castle And Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep , And Poor Little Warrior Is A Somewhat Sardonic Tale Of Time Travel From Aldiss Himself Also Included Are Stories From Harry Harrison, James Tiptree Jr, Tom Godwin, James H Schmitz, Voltaire And Anna Kavan, The Writer Who Aldiss Once Described As Kafka S Sister Writing Under A Pen Name, Aldiss Has Also Provided An Extra Story Exclusively For This Anthology, Making It An Irresistible Collection For Any Science Fiction Fan Each Of The Stories Is Prefaced With An Introduction By Aldiss, Often Touching On His Relationships With The Genre S Greats He Describes Eating Dinner With Philip K Dick On The Roof Of A Glamorous Hotel In California Or Providing A Wider Commentary On The Vital Role Of Short Stories Florian Schommer Has Created Seven Atmospheric Colour Illustrations Which Cleverly Shadow The Chronology Of The Book Voltaire S Microm Gas , The Earliest Story Featured, Is Accompanied By A Beautiful Illustration Composed Of Greys And Blacks, And As The Stories Move Towards The Modern Age A Palette Of Deep Oranges And Reds Is Gradually Introduced The Spectacular Binding Features A Three Colour Foil Design, Evoking The Glittering Golden Age Of Science Fiction.Content Voltaire Microm Gas 1752 H G Wells The Star 1897 Isaac Asimov Bridle And Saddle 1942 Tom Godwin The Greater Thing 1954 James H Schmitz Grandpa 1955 Brian W Aldiss Poor Little Warrior 1959 Philip K Dick Recall Mechanism 1959 Harry Harrison An Alien Agony 1962 Robert A Heinlein Searchlight 1962 Anna Kavan Clarita 1970 James Tiptree, Jr And I Awoke And Found Me Here On The Cold Hill S Side 1972 Alice B Wilson The Day They Raised The Titanic 2015

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10 thoughts on “The Folio Science Fiction Anthology

  1. says:

    Given that the Folio Society is known for producing handsome hardback editions of classic books everything from Chaucer to Aldous Huxley and beyond it seems odd that they have also chosen to put out this relatively short collection of science fiction stories It s not so much that the selection is poor, though it is somewhat uneven but I m not sure exactly who or what they are trying to represent with this If Folio books are supposed to represent a level of canonical status, it seems odd t Given that the Folio Society is known for producing handsome hardback editions of classic books everything from Chaucer to Aldous Huxley and beyond it seems odd that they have also chosen to put out this relatively short collection of science fiction stories It s not so much that the selection is poor, though it is somewhat uneven but I m not sure exactly who or what they are trying to represent with this If Folio books are supposed to represent a level of canonical status, it seems odd to have this slim volume represent science fiction in general One would have thought that at this point we could afford do be a littlespecific.Still, it s an entertaining collection as far as it goes Things are arranged chronologically it begins with Voltaire s Micromegas , a terrifically entertaining philosophical sketch about giant visitors from another world who visit earth and are confounded by the erudition of denizens who are to them smaller than the tiniest insects The only other repre...

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    A somewhat bittersweet anthology perhaps that s because Aldiss died last month but many of the stories have an air of doom and gloom about them The cover reflects past glories an intricate foiled design of a rocket that could have been designed by a Victorian printer whicle the illustrations within gradually become imbued with deeper reds as we approach the present.The stories, starting with one from Voltaire that I did not know, include most of the names HG Wells another st...

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    Ein wundersch nes Buch, wie man es von der Folio Society gewohnt ist Ein illustriertes Hardcover im Schuber Enthalten sind zw lf Geschichten, u.a von Voltaire , Wells, Asimov, Aldiss, Dick, Harrison, Heinlein und Tiptree, eingeleitet vom Herausgeber Brian W Aldiss hat die Geschichten ausgew hlt und leider ziemlich kurz eingeleitet Dieses Buch ist 2016 erschienen, vielleicht war es eine seiner letzten Arbeiten.Insgesamt bin ich mit der Auswahl der Geschichten nicht ganz gl cklich gew Ein wundersch nes Buch, wie man es von der Folio Society gewohnt ist Ein illustriertes Hardcover im Schuber Enthalten sind zw lf Geschichten, u.a von Voltaire , Wells, Asimov, Aldiss, Dick, Harrison, Heinlein und Tiptree, eingeleitet vom Herausgeber Brian W Aldiss hat die Geschichten ausgew hlt und leider ziem...

  4. says:

    Some very good and interesting stories and a few that are difficult to either get into or to follow the plots in some could be better however the language and broad coverage of some are excellent.

  5. says:

    really great collection especially loved the Asimov story tied to foundation series

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