Thursday, 1 May 2008

THE MOMENT OF ECLIPSE

Panther SF paperback, 1973. Cover painting by Bob Haberfield
 (thanks, Mark).

"There's No Time Like the Future... 
and here Brian W. Aldiss proves it brilliantly in fourteen stories of devastating power. From an outrageous satire to haunting fantasy, the renowned author of such science fiction classics as Greybeard and Hothouse displays his unmatched talent for creating tales that illuminate times-to-come with the disconcerting intensity of a cobalt bomb's heat-flash..."

Contents:


The Moment Of Eclipse
The Day We Embarked For Cythera
Orgy Of The Living And The Dying
Super-Toys Last All Summer Long
The Village Swindler
Down The Up Escalation
That Uncomfortable Pause Between Life And Art
Confluence
Heresies Of The Huge God
Circulation Of The Blood And Stagnation Of The Heart
The Worm That Flies
Working In The Spaceship Yards
Swastika!
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