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6 edition of Starswarm. found in the catalog.

Starswarm.

Brian W. Aldiss

Starswarm.

by Brian W. Aldiss

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by VGSF .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16811787M
ISBN 10057504182X

An interconnected set of stories set on a distant, vast galactic cluster. Each world in the cluster contains the descendants of Old Earth, and though light years apart from its neighbours, forms part of a sprawling island universe called Starswarm. The author also wrote the Helliconia Range: $1 - $   T hus begins the blurb on the back cover of Starswarm by Brian Aldiss. It is an old edition of the book which was first printed in January, Like many others in my collection, I picked it up on the streets of Bombay, off Flora Fountain, in the shadows of the large tropical trees that line the pavement beside the stone walls of Mumbai University.

The collection Starswarm (titled The Airs Of Earth in the UK) gathers eight Aldiss stories. A framing device that places them in a shared universe called Starswarm connects them all, but it.   Starswarm is a Star Reviewer: A year-old reader from New York, NY USA “Starswarm is one of my favorite books. It is the story of a boy with a computer chip implanted in his head. The chip keeps him company and helps him with homework.

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Starswarm book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Two moons circle the dead planet Earth but the race of man who eons /5. Starswarm book. Read 48 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Kit has never known any life but his existence at the protected laborato /5. Starswarm () is comprised of three novelettes and five short stories with conjoining explanatory material that links the previously published short fiction into a cohesive collection.

The modus operandi of such a conjoining concerns the “Theory of Multigrade Superannuation” where “the universe is similar to the cosmic clock; the 4/5(4). Star Wars is an American epic space-opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas that includes Star Wars (), The Empire Strikes Back (), and Return of the Jedi ().

The series depicts the adventures of various characters "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away". Many derivative Star Wars works have been produced in conjunction with, between, and after.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. /5(11). In his introduction to Starswarm Jerry Pournelle pays tribute to Robert Heinlein, as an inspiration when Pournelle was an adolescent reader and science student; and later as a mentor and friend.

I will pay tribute to Pournelle: Starwarm could have been a Heinlein book.5/5(5). Get this from a library. Starswarm. [Brian W Aldiss] -- "One million years have passed since ancient man first launched his frail metal crafts into the great darkness named "outer space." Now, distant galactic clusters are home to the myriad descendants.

Check out this great listen on Kip has a secret. A young boy who lives with his uncle at the Starswarm Station research outpost on planet Paradise, he has heard a voice in his head for as long as he can remember.

The voice guides him in all his decisions, helping him through situation. ‎Living with his Uncle Mike at Starswarm Station on a planet called Paradise, Kip's best friend is Gwen who answers questions and seems to know everything. But Gwen is an implant in Kip's head, connected to an Artificial Intelligence at the planet's central computer, and Kip.

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I'm also really bad about not reading blurbs about a book first, so I didn't know what to expect going in. Kip is a kid, growing up in Starswarm Station - a remote biological/life study station on another world.

/5(6). Starswarm. May 6, hafiz. Living with his Uncle Mike at Starswarm Station on a planet called Paradise, Kip’s best friend is Gwen who answers questions and seems to know everything.

But Gwen is an implant in Kip’s head, connected to an Artificial Intelligence at the planet’s central computer, and Kip learns some secrets that put not. Jerry Pournelle Starswarm James.

(William Hofmann's cover for the edition) 4/5 (collated rating: Good) Filth. Decay. Mud. Transmutation. Brian W. Aldiss' SF is filled with such images: Menwith limbs removedwho are slowly (and artificially) transmuted into fish, writhe around in the mud of their tanks grasping at the last shards of their humanity; A powerful matriarch lords over a planet where.

A young boy who lives with his uncle at Starswarm Station research outpost on planet Paradise, he has heard a voice in his head for as long as he can remember. The voice guides him in all his decisions, helping him through situations with useful information and helpful insight.

Read Book Review: Starswarm by Brian W. Aldiss. Two moons circle the dead planet Earth but the race of man who eons ago escaped its withered crust live li/5(13). Starswarm A Jupiter Novel (Book): Pournelle, Jerry.

There are no comments for this title yet. Starswarm by Brian Aldiss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Condition: Near fine.

This copy of Starswarm, by Brian Aldiss, is a mass market paperback, published by Panther [#, [Science Fiction, Collection] Author: Aldiss, Brian.

Title: Starswarm. Publisher: Panther. ISBN or book number: Seller Rating: % positive. The introduction has some memorabilia about Mr.

Heinlein and my mad friend Dan Mac Lean on how the book came to be written. Starswarm is usually classed as a ‘juvenile’, and it was certainly written to appeal to that market, but I followed Robert Heinlein’s rules on ‘juveniles’ when I wrote it: no sex scenes, and as Robert used to say.

Starswarm Jupiter Series, Book 2 Kip has a secret. A young boy who lives with his uncle at Starswarm Station research outpost on planet Paradise, he has heard a voice in his head for as long as he can remember. The voice guides him in all his decisions, helping him through situations with useful information and helpful insight.Condition: Very good.

This copy of Starswarm, by Brian Aldiss, is a mass market paperback, published by Panther [#, [Science Fiction, Collection] Author: Aldiss, Brian.

Title: Starswarm. Publisher: Panther. ISBN or book number: Seller Rating: % positive.Kip has a secret. A young boy who lives with his uncle at Starswarm Station research outpost on planet Paradise, he has heard a voice in his head for as long as he can remember.

The voice guides him in all his decisions, helping him through situations with useful information and helpful insight. One day, finally daring to ask the voice some tough questions, Kip discovers that his computer.