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    Description'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 genre. Set on the Red Planet, it follows a group of colonists and the problems they have in setting up a new society. Life can be sustained but new life will not prosper - the women 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.


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    Title
    Finches of Mars
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian W. Aldiss
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 360 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007478927
    ISBN 10: 0007478925
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    DC23: 823.914
    Thema V1.0: FL
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    THE FRIDAY PROJECT LIMITED
    Publication date
    06 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    'The titan of science fiction.' Telegraph 'Brian Aldiss is one of the most influential - and one of the best - SF writers Britain has ever produced.' Iain M Banks 'The best contemporary writer of science fiction.' Guardian 'One of our best novelists.' William Boyd