Brian W. Aldiss





Brian W. Aldiss

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in Dereham, Norfolk, England, The United Kingdom
August 18, 1925

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Pseudonyms: Jael Cracken, Peter Pica, John Runciman, C.C. Shackleton, Arch Mendicant, & "Doc" Peristyle.

Brian Wilson Aldiss is one of the most important voices in science fiction writing today. He wrote his first novel while working as a bookseller in Oxford. Shortly afterwards he wrote his first work of science fiction and soon gained international recognition. Adored for his innovative literary techniques, evocative plots and irresistible characters, he became a Grand Master of Science Fiction in 1999. Brian Aldiss recently celebrated his eighty-sixth birthday and is still writing to ardent applause.

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Just wanted to stop by and say: Happy Birthday Brian! I love your work!

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