Trillion Year Spree(1986)
The History of Science Fiction
A non fiction book by Brian Aldiss and David Wingrove
Britain's most illustrious SF writer, Brian Aldiss, provides a witty and perceptive history of this extraordinary phenomenon, set in its social and literary context. Crammed with fascinating insights, this generous spree takes us through decades of treats for the imagination: escape to other dimensions, flights to other planets, lost worlds, utopias, mechanical creatures and intelligent aliens. Amusing, intelligent and authoritative, it takes us on a tour through that zone where literature and science engage in an eternal flirtation. Examining the great writers SF has produced, and the images that have become the cultural wallpaper of the present day, this comprehensive expedition is for buffs and tenderfoots alike.
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Used availability for Brian Aldiss's Trillion Year Spree
November 1986 : USA Hardback
October 1986 : UK Hardback
July 2001 : UK Paperback
September 1988 : UK Paperback
March 1988 : USA Paperback
October 1986 : UK Paperback