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Billion year spree the history of science fiction by Brian W. Aldiss

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 369-371.

StatementBrian W. Aldiss.
The Physical Object
Pagination386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16385806M

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