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Frankenstein Unbound

Brian Aldiss

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London, 1973
ISBN 10: 0224009036 / ISBN 13: 9780224009034
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Título: Frankenstein Unbound

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London

Año de publicación: 1973

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: Alan Tunbridge

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition


Black boards, gilt title on spine, clean bright pages, truely perfect, dust jacket is the same, unclipped ( price 2.25 pounds) .Joe is transported back in time to 1816, he meets Lord Byron who has taken in Percy Shellley and his future wife Mary. Joe and Mary enjoy themselves while Frankenstein wreaks havoc with his monster. "Joe cannot decide whether he has been sent as Mary's muse or Frankenstein's conscience, but with the grim climax in the frozen wastes of time he finally understands and fulfils his mission.". N° de ref. de la librería 000241

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Sinopsis: When intrepid explorer Joe Bodenland escapes the twenty-first century and passes through a timeslip, he finds himself with Byron and Shelley in the famous villa on the shore of Lake Geneva. But even more fantastically he comes face to face with a real Frankenstein - a doppelganger inhabiting a complex world where fact and fiction merge wondrously.

Biografía del autor: Brian Wilson Aldiss was born in East Dareham, Norfolk, in 1925 and has written over 40 novels and over 300 short stories, making him one of the most important voices in science fiction writing today. He worked as a Bookseller in Oxford between 1947 and 1956 during which he wrote his first novel The Brightfount Diaries. His first work of science fiction was Non-Stop (1958) and he won the Most Promising New Author award at the SF convention the following year. At this time his work was characterised by innovative literary techniques and a high sexual content.

In 1962 Hothouse won a Hugo award given by the World Science Fiction Society and in the seventies he explored the experiences of a young soldier in The Horatio Stubbs Saga novels. With Frankenstein Unbound and Moreau’s Other Island he paid tribute to two founders of SF - Mary Shelley and H.G. Wells. By the time of the release of the well received Hellinconia sequence he had become one of the most prominent British SF writers rivalling such fellow authors as J.G.Ballard and Michael Moorcock

Since 1961 Aldiss has edited anthologies including SF Horizons and has regularly reviewed for the TLS as well as numerous newspapers. Other works include a history of SF, Billion Year Spree, an autobiography Twinkling of an Eye and some poetry. In 1999 he became A Grand Master at the Nebula awards given by the SF and Fantasy Writers Guild for his lifetime achievements in SF writing.

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