Hothouse

by Brian Aldiss

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics Series

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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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Hothouse Synopsis

The Sun is about to go Nova. Earth and Moon have ceased their axial rotation and present one face continuously to the sun. The bright side of Earth is covered with carnivorous forest. This is the Age of vegetables. Gren and his lady - not to mention the tummybelly men - journey to the even more terrifying Dark side. One of Aldiss' most famous and long-enduring novels, it is fast moving, packed with brilliant imagery.

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ISBN: 9780141189550
Publication date: 07/08/2008
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141189550
Publication date: 7th August 2008
Author: Brian Aldiss
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Science Fiction,
Categories: 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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