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Galaxies Like Grains of Sand Volume 36
Galaxies Like Grains of Sand

Brian Aldiss
Issued: September 1989
Gollancz
VGSF Classics
London
ISBN 0575041803
Paperback
Cover illustration by Brian Waugh
ii+190 pages

Notes
First published in this form by Panther in 1979.

A fixup novel based on:

  • Out of Reach (1957)
  • All the World's Tears (1957)
  • But Who Can Replace a Man? (1958)
  • Blighted Profile (1958)
  • O Ishrael! (1957)
  • Incentive (1958)
  • Gene-Hive (1958)
  • Secret of a Mighty City (1958)
  • Visiting Amoeba (1957)
The original version of Galaxies Like Grains of Sand was first published by Signet in 1960 with earlier versions of the stories and connecting material, and lacking Blighted Profile.

Earlier versions of eight of the above stories were collected in The Canopy of Time (Faber and Faber, 1959), lacking the connecting material and Out of Reach.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
Brian Aldiss’s brilliantly ambitious chronicle of the next 40 million years.

"Devilishly clever and compulsive"
- Daily Mail

"Anyone who likes to see an intelligent imagination weave people and ideas together should enjoy this collection"
- John Wyndham, Listener

"Fantastically fertile . . . chilling and funny"
- Sunday Telegraph

"One of the most sophisticated, mature and complete writers ever to choose science fiction as his mode"
- Norman Spinrad

"One cannot help being struck by the variety of concepts, the mastery of style, the sureness of the dialogue, the depth of characterization, the fertility of ideas, and the urbanity of the wit... here is a major talent at work"
- Science Fiction Writers

 
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