Aldiss is a pre-eminent figure in British SF who's reputation has extended into the literary world The Helliconia books (HELLICONIA SPRING, HELLICONIA SUMMER and HELLICONIA WINTER) are acknowledged as his masterpiece HELLICONIA SPRING won the John. W. Campbell Award Aldiss has also won the Hugo (twice), the Nebula, the BSFA, the James Blish and the Pilgrim Awards The books that set the standard for imagination and worldbuilding in SF
Brian Aldiss was born in 1925. He is a SF author who has achieved the rare success of acceptance as a writer of real significance by the literary establishment in his lifetime. As well as his novels he has been a hugely important anthologist and editor in the field. He also wrote the pre-eminent history of the genre (with David Wingrove), BILLION (later TRILLION) YEAR SPREE. He lives in Oxford.
Surprisingly engaging ... very much recommended. * SFF World *