Brian Aldiss has written more than 75 books including "Non-Stop" (Gollancz), "Hothouse" (a Hugo Award winner), "The Saliva Tree" (winner of the Nebula Award) and the "Heliconia" series, which won the British Science Fiction Association Award. He was made an OBE in 2005. He lives in Oxford.
'All the relish, the vigour and the inventiveness of Science Fiction at its best' - Doris Lessing. 'Subtle literary fiction and vivid science fiction and everything in between' - Michael Moorcock. 'This book is angry, powerful ... it is wonderfully rich ... full of unexpected humour ... Aldiss has produced what may be his most dangerous vision yet' - The Times. 'One of the best SF writers Britain has ever produced' - Iain M Banks. 'The subtlety of the storytelling is astonishing... This is exquisite stuff' - DeathRay Magazine.