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Brian Aldiss (1925–2017)

Brian Aldiss, author of the classic Helliconia trilogy, and the story on which Steven Spielberg's 2001 film AI: Artificial Intelligence was based, was one of Britain's most accomplished and versatile writers of science fiction. In a lifelong and prolific career, Aldiss, who died aged 92, produced more than 40 novels and almost as many short-story ... See full bio »

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 2005 Brothers of the Head (novel)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long")
 1990 Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (novel - as Brian W. Aldiss)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Earthworks". See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Writer's site

Alternate Names:

Brian W. Aldiss
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Personal Quote:

Science-fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts. See more »

Trivia:

In his critical history of the field, "Billion Year Spree" (1973)--revised as "Trillion Year Spree" in 1986--Aldiss argued that Mary Shelley deserves to be considered the first true science-fiction writer. See more »

Nickname:

C.C. Shackleton

Star Sign:

Leo

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