Greybeard. by Brian W. Aldiss

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He is a partly lapsed hippy (s/70s mode) who develops tendencies of the /5. Greybeard is one of those hidden gems, a rare find that makes you kick yourself for not discovering it sooner, a masterful piece of literary science fiction and a poignant tale of human mortality.

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Our Website is   Brian W. Aldiss was born in Norfolk, England, in Over a long and distinguished writing career, he published award‑winning science fiction (two Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award); bestselling popular fiction, including the three‑volume Horatio Stubbs saga and the four‑volume the Squire Quartet; experimental fiction such as Report on Pages: Greybeard is a Greybeard.

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Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(46). Brian W. Aldiss was born in Norfolk, England, Greybeard. book Over a long and distinguished writing career, he published award-winning science fiction (two Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award); bestselling popular fiction, including the three-volume Horatio Stubbs saga and the four-volume the Squire Quartet; experimental fiction such as Report on /5(66).

"Greybeard" is a novel John Wyndham would certainly have approved of. The catastrophe that shaped this decrepit future is, however, far from cosy. A book like "Greybeard" would be a good way to argue in favour of the need for human cloning.

It could well save our species.5/5(3). 'Greybeard' has not not only proven to be an inspirational tome for generations of writers; it is also an earthy, impassioned, richly woven tale which shall remain a must-read for all those who genuinely appreciate great literary art.

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5 people found this helpful/5(63). Brian W. Aldiss was born in Norfolk, England, in Over a long and distinguished writing career, he published award-winning science fiction (two Hugo Awards, a Nebula Award, and the John W.

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Greybeard seems to have been out of print in the U.S. for a long time, which is a shame, because despite its flaws, it remains a rewarding read and a book that other writers could learn a lot from. Aldiss has had a long and varied career, and I wish more of his books were readily available in the U.S.

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Then cities cease to function. Now Earth’s population lives in spread‑out, isolated villages, with its youngest members in their fifties.

When the people of Sparcot begin to make claims of gnomes and man‑eating rodents lurking around their village, Greybeard and his wife set out for the coast with the hope of finding something better. 4/5: Paul's writing is always crisp, witty and insightful, and "Greybeard" is no exception.

However, in this case I found myself wondering why I didn't quite want to give it five stars. The answer, I think, is that I'm not sure what audience the author had in mind.

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‎ Human reproduction has ceased and society slowly spirals in this “adult Lord of the Flies ” by a Grand Master of Science Fiction (San Francisco Chronicle).

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Graybeard, Tao, and Ram head back to Tao’s secret cave to practice drawing. On the way, it is clear that Graybeard is increasingly sick and cannot move fast.

As they rest, Graybeard reveals to Tao what the boy must do next: sneak into the Big Cave where the official cave paintings are and make his mark: Graybeard has named Tao as the clans.

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