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At the novel’s climax this roving collective beholds the final eatrellas of the universe and the ‘ultimate moment’ the encounter with our creator the stapledkn Star Maker – the hypercosmic intelligence engaged in creating universe after universe, to whom sapient beings are an unforeseen by-product, observing their trials and tribulations with simultaneous empathy and ‘diabolic glee’.

All hail the master Stapledon! The novel is one of the most highly acclaimed in science fiction.

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A activation email has been sent to you. Do not deny yourself the pleasure of reading one of the greatest books of modern times, in my humble opinion.

If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. The travelogue part olf fascinating, and the meditation part seemed pretty prescient, at least with respect to certain current pop science ideas.

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I feel you won’t at all be disappointed that it feels dated. May 31, Gendou rated it really liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. There’s a theory that, no matter what the author appears to be writing about, really he’s writing about himself. Clarke inC. The narrator makes many other poor excuses. It’s as sl as any of the most vast-spanning hard-SF of today. View all 5 comments. Jun 07, George rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book nearly blew my head off so I can only imagine what readers felt when they first encountered it in In this, in its conclusion, is a narrator and perhaps an haxedor coming to grips with the onset of the second World War, and the vast suffering and destruction that will be both necessary and regrettable.


This book is a rare joy. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Jun 28, H.

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Each page is also likely to contain some deep philosophical or spiritual idea. This is Sci-Fi as it is meant to be, a means to explore aspects of the human experience in unconventional manners.

The narrator just asks us to accept unjustified ideas like a whole star that is alive with its own “mind”. I also think this is a must read for any sci-fi fan. Unfortunately, he presents it all in a style so determinedly dry that it’s hard to stay awake for the marvels. The author uses a clever technique, to mix two things you don’t see mixed on Earth trees and peoplethen write about the hybrid product. Any student of Darwin should find immediate fault with mobile autotrophs.

Why is there struggle and hardship? There I really wanted to like this book, especially given its glowing reviews and being hailed as early sci-fi with lots of great ideas, etc.

Two are things called magnetos in Troy, Kansas and Troy, Illinois. He discovers he can control his speed and direction, and proceeds to search for stars with intelligent life. The forward to this book promises “more than science fiction” but, alas, the book delivers something rather less. View all 3 comments. This esttrellas mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

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After exploring a civilization on another planet in our galaxy at a level of development similar to our own that existed millions of years ago thousands of light years from Earth the “Other Earth” in some detail, hqcedor mind merges with that of one of its inhabitants, and as they travel rl, they are joined by still more minds or group-minds.

Aldiss called it “the one great grey holy book of science fiction”.

This is a very imaginative but hopelessly socialist utopian novel. Olaf Stapledon is easily one of the most brilliant and imaginative writers to have ever decided to use hard-SF as a furious vehicle of massive speculative philosophy in sociology, biology, physics, and cosmology. Dec 13, Manny rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 05, Dave rated it it was amazing Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?

The narrator encounters many forms of life, many different kinds of intelligence. Trivia About Star Maker.