The Best Australian Science Fiction
ISBN: 1863953019 Global Overview for this book
2 journalers for this copy...
The best science fiction flies far beyond the boundaries of outer space in this collection of top Australian science fiction from the past fifty years. Stories include: * a cautionary tale of greed and diamonds by Jack Dann * what it means to be civilized by A. Bertram Chandler * proof that manned flight was invented in the Middle Ages Other contributors include: Peter Carey, Greg Egan, Pip Maddern, Norma Hemming, George Tuner, Jack Wodhams, David Lake, Erle Cox, Lucy Sussex,Randal Flynn, John Baxter, Frank Bryning and many more.
Photograph: Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science, with in foreground Delorean car (Back to the Future) belonging to author Matthew Reilly, and Darth Vader (Star Wars). I left the book here.
Photograph: Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science, with the SF character, Solar Flare.
WILD RELEASE NOTES:
The book was picked up while I was there, but I missed seeing who caught it. Perhaps it was Darth Vader, K9, Dr Who, Solar Flare. I saw them all there. Or maybe it was beamed up.
Australian Academy of Science
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Photograph: Inside the Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science, with daleks.
Being the first time I really put my head into some science fiction I would say I thoroughly enjoyed it. I must confess that some stories I did skip over but others totally enthralled me.
I'm not very good at writing reviews but to anyone who collects this book they will be in for a great collection of Australian Science Fiction. Fanciful tales that take you back into the medieval times and journeys into parallel future eons away are just the beginning.
Thank you for this experience, I will be keeping my eyes open for more ‘BookCrossing’ books lying in wait in future.