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Hothouse by Brian Aldiss
  

Hothouse

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 by Brian Aldiss

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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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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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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Publication date

7th August 2008

Author

Brian Aldiss

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brianaldiss.co.uk/

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Publisher

Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

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ISBN

9780141189550

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