Alien Landscapes Robert Holdstock

ISBN: 9780831702847

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116 pages


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Alien Landscapes  by  Robert Holdstock

Alien Landscapes by Robert Holdstock
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Alien worlds have always been a central excitement in science fiction. Imaginary landscapes, some surreal, others realistic, are highly important to the novels in which they are contained. Many of these worlds are carefully contructed, realisticallyMoreAlien worlds have always been a central excitement in science fiction. Imaginary landscapes, some surreal, others realistic, are highly important to the novels in which they are contained.

Many of these worlds are carefully contructed, realistically detailed and vividly imagined.Alien Landscapes explores ten of the best-known worlds with a detailed text explaining their history and politics, climate, geography, flora and fauna and their location in the Galaxy.

All are brilliantly visualised in 30 original paintings, specially commissioned from ten of the best sf and fantasy illustrators.See in full color the spectacular worlds of Arthur C. Clarkes Rama- Anne McCaffreys Pern- theOkie Citiesof James Blish- Hal Clements Mesklin- Harry Harrisons Eros- theArrakisof Frank Herberts Dune- Larry Nivens Ringworld- Trantor from Asimovs Foundation Trilogy- Brian Aldisss Hothouse and theEnd of the Worldof H.G. Wells. These illustrations give an inspired reality to life and times out there from the full planetary view right down to the details of landscapes and society.Illustrators:Rama by Jim BurnsPern by Roger and Linda GarlandOkie Cities by John HarrisMesklin by Tony RobertsEros by Colin HayArrakis by Terry OakesRingworld by Stuart HughesTrantor by Angus McKieHothouse by Bob FowkeEnd of the World by Les Edwards



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