Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. This copy has 'Brunner's own personal bookplate to the front pastedown. Total Eclipse by John Brunner A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. But they struck me as separate novels. Geez, what a horribly-written post, moreso than my usual.
Tan leatherette over boards with stamped red lettering on spine. Successive space crews determined that the native culture evolved and disappeared mysteriously after a mere 3000 years of existence. Not only is it a Great Event indeed, the Greatest of such events , but it is ours: we possess it. Foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. Oh goodness, the crab suit.
It's the same process as with a traditional mystery story, but here the mystery is vast and does not involve chasing anybody or anything -- the materials of the story are mostly static. There is a half an inch tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel. Was it a fatal virus, a war or mutation? The underside of the wrapper has what appears to be a couple of previous water stain marks underside only can be seen Not Price clipped,and the book has no previous ownership inscriptions present. I was in 6th grade and had just learned about submitting stories to magazines; I had also just started reading my mother's boss's copies of , which Dozois had recently become editor of. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The endless the talk about how this alien race thinks? New in new dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover. After the mystery is solved Brunner desperately attempts to make the work have a relevant social message.
Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The book has no previous ownership inscriptions present,and remains a clean copy internally. He did not start writing full-time until 1958, some years after his military service. I recall liking this, and still have a copy in fact. The Shockwave Rider is more conventional in technique but was one of the first sf novels fully to understand the information technology revolution. My own response was somewhere in between the two.
This copy has 'Brunner's own personal bookplate to the front pastedown. His writings tended to be intellectual rather than popular, and even at the peak of his career he sometimes found it difficult to get his books published. He is best known for his 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar which is written about an overpopulated world. But no one is ready to give up and declare the mystery unsolvable. However, in-between his social science fiction masterpieces are a plethora of unsatisfying attempts at traditionalist space opera. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
This copy has 'Brunner's own personal bookplate to the front pastedown. New York: Doubleday and Company. Wrap is preserved in an acetate wrapper. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages are generally bright and clean throughout. Else bright, tight and clean; no names, marks or jacket tears. Brunner received the Hugo award, the British Science Fiction award and the French Prix Apollo.
Novel about the early days of the Campaign For Nuclear Disarmament. He also published 13 letters to the and an article about the educational relevance of science fiction in. A group of scientists attempt to figure out the mystery of a highly advanced race which has apparently, died out. His goal is to find a reason to order the abandonment of the Draco base. Notably they find the largest telescopeimaginable. Of course, Ian eventually makes him see the light and suddenly is considered a hero.
The threat of being stranded on Draconis permanently hangs over the team. Large swathes of the work are characters telling each the how brilliant they are after extensive speeches…. Dozois also edited what may be the single most important anthology in my life: The Year's Best Science Fiction, Third Annual Collection, w… In writing about Brian Evenson's book about Raymond Carver, that both Evenson and I first read Carver right around the time we first read Kafka and Beckett, and we did so without knowledge of the contemporary American fiction writers he's often set alongside e. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. I brought it to school to show my teacher.