A black comedy from science-fiction writer Brian Aldiss. Set in the near future, this picaresque tale follows the travels of architectural historian Roy Burnell, whose task it is to move around the more outrageous parts of the globe, trying to hold what's left of the world together culturally.
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Brian Aldiss, OBE, is a fiction and science fiction writer, poet, playwright, critic, memoirist and artist. He was 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. Since then he has written nearly 100 books and over 300 short stories.
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Book Description Flamingo, London, 1995. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. First Impression. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 392 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing detected in this copy. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . A black comedy from science-fiction writer Brian Aldiss. Set in the near future, this picaresque tale follows the travels of architectural historian Roy Burnell, whose task it is to move around the more outrageous parts of the globe, trying to hold what's left of the world together culturally. Completing the loose series that Aldiss calls the "Squire Quartet" (Life in the West; Forgotten Life; Remembrance Day). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 000654763x. ISBN/EAN: 9780006547631. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5425. Bookseller Inventory # 5425