The Twinkling of an Eye

by Brian Aldiss

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The Twinkling of an Eye Synopsis

 His life as a struggling novelist is unflinchingly laid bare. There are recollections of the beauty and freedoms of Sumatra, the camaraderie of the army and the sobriety of post-war England, bookselling in Oxford, marital breakdown and financial impoverishment. With insight and honesty, Aldiss delves into his role in the new wave of science fiction writing in the 1960s, and his friendships with his contemporaries: Anthony Storr, J. G. Ballard, Kingsley Amis, Doris Lessing, Michael Moorcock and William Boyd.

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'For decades, Brian Aldiss has been among our most prolific and consistently stylish writers.'
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ISBN: 9780007482580
Publication date: 30/07/2015
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780007482580
Publication date: 30th July 2015
Author: Brian Aldiss
Publisher: HarperVoyager an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 582 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Classic science fiction,

About Brian Aldiss

Brian Aldiss is a distinguished science fiction writer and was made Grand Master of Science Fiction by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 2000.   Maxim Jakubowski's view on HOTHOUSE...A future Earth has been overrun by vegetation and a a giant tree now connects the planet to the Moon, while the sun is about to go nova. A wildly exuberant tale of survival and thrilling adventures as the remains of humanity battle the mutated animal kingdom and the overbearing heat in search of desperate answers.

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