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Lint

(2005)
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Steve Aylett has always gone a step farther than his contemporaries. In Slaughtermatic, he pushed the limits of science fiction, and for that he was named a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award. Now, in Lint, he offers the first-ever biography of one of the great minds of our time: Jeff Lint, author of some of the strangest and most inventive satirical SF of the late twentieth century. Lint transcended genre in classics such as Jelly Result and The Stupid Conversation, becoming a cult figure and pariah. Like his contemporary Philip K. Dick, he was "blithely ahead of his time."

Aylett follows Lint through his Beat days, his immersion in pulp SF, psychedelia, and resentment, his disastrous scripts for Star Trek and Patton, and his belated Hollywood success in the 1990s. It was a career haunted by death, including the undetected death of his agent; the controversial death of his rival, Herzog; and the unshakable "Lint is dead" rumors, which persisted even after his death. This hilarious mock biography is outrageous and remarkably funny, Aylett is an Evelyn Waugh for our time.

 
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Used availability for Steve Aylett's Lint


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Paperback Editions

August 2007 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lint
Author(s): Steve Aylett
ISBN: 1-909679-83-6 / 978-1-909679-83-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Snowbooks Ltd
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lint
Author(s): Steve Aylett
ISBN: 1-905005-35-0 / 978-1-905005-35-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Snowbooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2005 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Lint
Author(s): Steve Aylett
ISBN: 1-56025-684-2 / 978-1-56025-684-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Lint: The Incredible Career of Cult Author Jeff Lint
Author(s): Steve Aylett
Publisher: Snowbooks
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