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Brian Aldiss

Author Code: EBWA

Born: Aug. 18, 1925 - Dereham, England

Died: Aug. 19, 2019 Oxford

Educated at West Buckland School in Devon, Aldiss joined the Royal Signals during the war and saw action in Burma. Always interested in science fiction, he had read Wells, Heinlein and P.K. Dick. Following the war, he worked as a bookseller in Oxford. His first novel, The Brightfount Diaries (1955) was in the form of a diary about a fictitious bookstore. The book was a minor success and convinced him that he should continue writing. He began contributing SF to the leading pulps, including New Worlds, Science Fantasy and Astounding. In 1960, he was elected president of the British Science Fiction Association and, from 1958 to 1969, was the editor of the Oxford Mail newspaper.He was also a successful anthologist and edited works such as Introducing SF and Best Fantasy Stories. Aldiss was also an accomplished artist and exhibited his works in Oxford. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1990. During his long career, he was responsible for over 80 books, some 300 short stories and several volumes of verse. is works include Non-Stop (1958), The Canopy of Time (1959), The Primal Urge (1961), Hothouse (1962), Greybeard (1964), An Age (1967), The Malacia Tapestry (1976), Ruins (1987), Dracula Unbound (1990), The Cretan Teat (2002), Finches of Mars (2012) and The Invention of Happiness (2013).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
EBWA003 All the World's Tears 1957 9 275k eBook Download PDF - 'All the World's Tears' (EBWA003)   Download ePub - 'All the World's Tears' (EBWA003) Find a printed copy of All the World's Tears by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks
EBWA005 Dumb Show 1956 6 150k eBook Download PDF - 'Dumb Show' (EBWA005)   Download ePub - 'Dumb Show' (EBWA005) Find a printed copy of Dumb Show by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks
EBWA004 Our Kind of Knowledge 1955 11 316k eBook Download PDF - 'Our Kind of Knowledge' (EBWA004)   Download ePub - 'Our Kind of Knowledge' (EBWA004) Find a printed copy of Our Kind of Knowledge by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks
EBWA002 Outside 1955 8 285k eBook Download PDF - 'Outside' (EBWA002)   Download ePub - 'Outside' (EBWA002) Find a printed copy of Outside by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks
EBWA006 Ten-Storey Jigsaw 1958 6 165k eBook Download PDF - 'Ten-Storey Jigsaw' (EBWA006)   Download ePub - 'Ten-Storey Jigsaw' (EBWA006) Find a printed copy of Ten-Storey Jigsaw by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks
EBWA001 There Is a Tide 1956 11 206k eBook Download PDF - 'There Is a Tide' (EBWA001)   Download ePub - 'There Is a Tide' (EBWA001) Find a printed copy of There Is a Tide by Brian Aldiss at AbeBooks

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