Star Maker

Star Maker

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Widely regarded as one of the true classics of science fiction, Star Maker is a poetic and deeply philosophical work. The story details the mental journey of an unnamed narrator who is transported not only to other worlds but also other galaxies and parallel universes, until he eventually becomes part of the "cosmic mind." First published in 1937, Olaf Stapledon's descriptions of alien life are a political commentary on human life in the turbulent inter-war years.… (more)

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Dr.Lightning
Dr.Lightning (1 book)
Sat, 19 Dec 2009 16:24:08 +0100

The prose of Stapledon is concise, poetic, and beautiful. Although “Star Maker” has been known as a science fiction novel since its publication, if we accept the word of the author, W. Olaf Stapledon, the book is actually an astonishing autobiography. In the Preface, Stapledon explicitly states that “Star Maker” is NOT a novel. Most likely, because the book does not contain the typical amount of character development that a conventional novel possesses, he very modestly explained; “Judged… (more)


frankgilligan1
frankgilligan1
Fri, 27 Nov 2009 20:03:55 +0100

Star Maker is the most influencial and remarkable story ever told in this ganre....pass the first barrier which is the initial style and be hooked forever..... there is no God only the Star Maker and the secret of life in this and all universes is love and duty ....community.



Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1937

Word count: 88,958 words (≈ about 6 hours)

Source: http://gutenberg.net.au

Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+50.


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