Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Brian W. Aldiss ( – )Brian Wilson Aldiss was born in He was a highly decorated science fiction author who. An example of this is Non-Stop (), by Brian Aldiss, which I just finished reading the other day and enjoyed immensely. I only learned about. Number 33 of the Science Fiction Masterworks series, Brian Aldiss’ Non- Stop is indeed a classic of the genre (variant title: Starship).

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Also, due to the extended length of time involved on the journey certain creatures have had the opportunity to evolve with a higher level of intelligence.

Book Review: Non-Stop (variant title: Starship), Brian Aldiss (1958)

David Thorpe is an excellent reader with a voice that’s easy to listen to. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Like Liked by 1 person. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I have no idea. Published July 26th by The Overlook Press first published I look at this as a storyline that could fit right in with The Twilight Zone, you can see the genre was rip with ambition and audiences loved the twists.


Here is a typical exchange: Weighing a pig doesn’t fatten it. You are commenting using your Facebook account. There are starship troopers in this book, sort of, but they are nothing like Sarah Brightman. With the renegade priest Marapper, he moves into unmapped territory, where they make a series of discoveries which turn their universe upside-down They only appear briefly in the novel.

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Dec 27, Tomislav rated it really liked it Shelves: I never really heard any misses and all the voices were well done. Return to Book Page.

The ‘Outsiders’ are unusually short humans from Earth who have infiltrated the ship’s various societies in order to study the development of their civilization.

IT IS though scifi in its most classic sense there are lush dangerous jungles! They contain some spoilers that are better avoided.

NON-STOP – Brian W. Aldiss () | Weighing a pig doesn’t fatten it.

Stephen Tanner Knightshade says: The first science fiction role-playing game, Metamorphosis Alphaoriginally published inwas primarily inspired by Non-Stopand to a lesser extent by Orphans. This audio book version is also well-narrated. This was a stunner when it originally came out and, although many have broan the same basic tale since, this telling still works wonders.


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The story follows the adventures of Roy Complain, a hunter belonging to the semi-nomadic Greene tribe. No Reviews are Available.

Create a free website or blog at Brrian. You are commenting using your WordPress. A tale that is set in an unusual environment, the listener is never really sure until near the end, you brina you know but is it or is it something completely different?

Non-Stop is the first and it really kicks this off with a bang. Non-Stop — December — spoilers allowed. It is a story about a generation starship, that is the term. The most common are other tribes, small packs of outcasts and even violent mutants. Non-stop is a classic generation ship yarn.

The society itself is very interesting, having invented its own religion, legends, and explanations for things they don’t understand.