It’s a strange novel in some ways: for starters, the two main sections are separated by a period of five thousand years. Shakespeare takes us past sixteen years with a little awkwardness in The Winter’s Tale, but five millennia? 571 more words
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Their Familyby Warren Fine. 1972 first edition hardback from Knopf. Cover illustration by James Grashow; cover design by R.D. Scudellari. I’ll admit I had to have this because of the cover alone, although its subject matter–an American frontier journey–is also a point of interest… 141 more words
A novel on the rise of collective consciousness on a galactic scale.
Star Maker (1937) is a Science Fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon. The novel is not quite a sequel to the earlier The First and Last Men (1930) but carries over the same future history themes. 559 more words