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The Twinkling of an Eye by Brian Aldiss
  

The Twinkling of an Eye

Part of the The Brian Aldiss Collection Series
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Writer, soldier, bookseller, father: Brian Aldiss has earned many titles in his life. In the Twinkling of an Eye is a candid, vivid and charming look at the stories behind this distinctive writer of fiction. This is Aldiss at his most-versatile, outspoken best.

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The Twinkling of an Eye by Brian Aldiss

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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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.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th July 2015

Author

Brian Aldiss

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brianaldiss.co.uk/

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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
582 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Classic science fiction

ISBN

9780007482580

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