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In 1962 Hothouse won a Hugo award given by the World Science Fiction Society and in the seventies he explored the experiences of a young soldier in The Horatio Stubbs Saga novels. With Frankenstein Unbound and Moreaus Other Island he paid tribute to two founders of SF - Mary Shelley and H.G. Wells. By the time of the release of the well received Hellinconia sequence he had become one of the most prominent British SF writers rivalling such fellow authors as J.G.Ballard and Michael Moorcock
Since 1961 Aldiss has edited anthologies including SF Horizons and has regularly reviewed for the TLS as well as numerous newspapers. Other works include a history of SF, Billion Year Spree, an autobiography Twinkling of an Eye and some poetry. In 1999 he became A Grand Master at the Nebula awards given by the SF and Fantasy Writers Guild for his lifetime achievements in SF writing.
A future where there are no children and the despair and problems of a population of oldsters, diseases, dementia and just plain bad behavior. Read morePublished 5 months ago by I. Fagin
AS I LIKE ALDISS AS A SF WRITER,I ENJOYED THIS BOOK,WICH I READ PREVIOUSLY IN 1971.I STILL LIKE IT.Published 7 months ago by arturo r rodriguez
An engaging story of an all too possible world apocalypse. Written in response to author's wife leaving him, taking their children.Published 9 months ago by Atlantic Aviator
Algy Timberlane, now called Greybeard, is one of the youngest men in the world at the age of 56. Within his lifetime, Greybeard lived through the Accident that sterilized most... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Chris
Started really slowly, but finally improved....obviously an earlier work as I have enjoyed other elements of his workPublished 11 months ago by W. Lambert
A little sad... Slow.... But definitely picked up in the second half but still somehow left me wanting....Published 13 months ago by JLM
The premise--that mankind is dying out--is a bleak one, but Aldiss manages to bring purpose and hope to this depressing landscape, creating a world with potentials for idyllic... Read morePublished 13 months ago by CS Head
I am sure he was trying to go somewhere with this story, but it just never got there. The characters were too shallow to connect to and the ending was anti-climatic and made a mess... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Karen K. Franklin
The world is ending, not with a bang, but with a whimper. How do you go on when there is to real hope for the future?Published 14 months ago by Jennifer S