Along with J.G. Ballard and Michael Moorcock, Aldiss is a leader in British science fiction and fantasy, but like the others, he took that experience and sensibility and wrote some of the most vital novels that should just be thought of as fiction–irrespective of genre.
“Words in proximity to one another take on another meaning,” he said. “What you hear at a given moment is a refraction of what’s gone before or after.”
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“I keep thinking of my poor publisher; for twenty years of loyalty, I’ve written them a book that’s not about a rabbi eating toast. I’m so literary and “thinky,” I was like, “I’ve found this new device; it’s called plot. New York Times Sep. 1, 2017