Author(s): Brian W. Aldiss
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'My final Science Fiction novel' - Brian Aldiss Brian Aldiss has announced that this book, Finches of Mars, will be his final science fiction novel. And what a way to end one of the most illustrious careers in the genres. Set on the Red Planet, it follows the stories of a group of colonists and the problems they have in setting up a new society. Life can be sustained by new life will not prosper - the woman on the planet only ever give birth to stillborn children. Exploring many of the author's classic themes, this is a landmark novel in any genre.
Brian Aldiss, OBE, is a fiction and science fiction writer, poet, playwright, critic, memoirist and artist. He was born in Norfolk in 1925. After leaving the army, Aldiss worked as a bookseller, which provided the setting for his first book, The Brightfount Diaries (1955). His first published science fiction work was the story 'Criminal Record,, which appeared in Science Fantasy in 1954. Since then he has written nearly 100 books and over 300 short stories.