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Aldiss

Brian W(ilson). born 1925, British novelist, best known for his science fiction. His works include Non-Stop (1958), Enemies of the System (1978), The Helliconia Trilogy (1983--86), Forgotten Life (1988), and The Detached Retina (1995)
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Spielberg took the concept further with his film adaptation of a Brian Aldiss story in AI (Artificial Intelligence).
Another is Brian Aldiss (born August 18, 1925), whose Hothouse was serialized in F&SF in 1961 and published as a novel the following year.
Brian Aldiss used to say that the core moral tale of science fiction is "Hubris clobbered by Nemesis.
THERE are two types of writers: those who make you think and those who make you dream," says Brian Aldiss, who made me dream for a long time with his science- fiction books.
Novels discussed include the classics such as Clarke's </Childhood's End</> and works by Aldiss, Christopher, Hoyle and Wyndham--to the current work of Stephen Baxter and Gwyneth Jones.
In Frankenstein, for Brian Aldiss the prototypical science-fictional work, Mary Shelley is offsetting Frankenstein's narrative through the mediation of Walton, a traveller in Russia.
Brian Aldiss, whose short story Super-Toys Last All Summer Long formed the basis for the Hollywood movie A.
Hothouse also has further implications for my general argument about the backgrounding of plants, as Aldiss repeatedly insists on the opposition of plant and mind: "[Earth] was no longer a place for mind.
Smith than to, say, Brian Aldiss, Alfred Bester, Anne McCaffrey, or Zenna Henderson, all of whom were instrumental in shaping modern sf.
Brian Aldiss with David Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (New York: Atheneum, 1986), p.