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Breakfast in the Ruins

Science Fiction in the Last Millennium

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Breakfast in the Ruins by Barry Malzberg
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Barry N. Malzberg reflects back over four decades of writing science fiction, giving an insiderAs view of the field during that time which few can match, both for its authority and for the sharp and witty way he describes the highs and lows of one science fiction writerAs career. He also writes vivid profiles of writers and editors, ranging from the titans who transformed the field, such as John W. Campbell, to once popular writers who are now all but forgotten, such as Hugo Award-winner Mark Clifton. AIf there is any particular cachet to my perspective, A he writes, Ait comes because my career is, perhaps more than some, metaphoric.A The original, shorter version of the book was widely praised, as by the "San Francisco Chronicle": AContains literary criticism ranging over the whole history of the field. . . . this is a mordant, brilliant book, A and by "The Washington Post Book World: " AMalzberg makes persuasively clear that the best of science fiction should be valued as literature and nothing else.A "Breakfast in the Ruins" is an indispensable book for every science fiction reader.
Release date NZ
April 3rd, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Baen Books
Pages
400
Dimensions
236x247x28
ISBN-13
9781416521174
Product ID
1858618

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