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Sanity and the Lady

by Brian Aldiss

Part of the The Brian Aldiss Collection Series

Sanity and the Lady Synopsis

A very British sci-fi novel. This is a very British science fiction novel. It begins in whimsical fashion with something very odd happening to Sir Edgar Laurence, a renowned concert pianist. The action then moves to the English seaside town of Littlehampton where Sir Edgar lives with his privileged and eccentric extended family. It soon appears that Sir Edgar is not the only person to have experienced something odd. Other members of his family also have strange visitations that cause them to act in bizarre ways.

Sanity and the Lady Press Reviews

'Aldiss is a magician' Sunday Times 'The titan of science fiction.' Telegraph 'Brian Aldiss is one of the most influential - and one of the best - SF writers Britain has ever produced.' Iain M Banks 'The best contemporary writer of science fiction.' Guardian 'One of the truly prophetic figures of the space age... the colossus of science fiction' New Yorker 'Once again he demonstrates the power of his imagination.' Daily Mail

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007482566
Publication date: 1st January 1990
Author: Brian Aldiss
Publisher: HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 200 pages
Categories: Science fiction, Classic science fiction,

About Brian Aldiss

Brian Aldiss, OBE, was a fiction and science fiction writer, poet, playwright, critic, memoirist and artist. Born in Norfolk in 1925, after leaving the army, Aldiss worked as a bookseller, which provided the setting for his first book, The Brightfount Diaries (1955). His first published science fiction work was the story 'Criminal Record', which appeared in Science Fantasy in 1954. Passing away in 2017, over the course of his life Aldiss wrote nearly 100 books and over 300 short stories - becoming one of the pre-eminent science fiction writers of the 20th and 21st century.

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