Out of this World - Paperback
Science fiction but not as you know it
How has science fiction has responded to the impact of science, technology and socio-political change? This fascinating book examines this and other questions as it examines the scope and nature of science fiction over the last two thousand years.From the works of Cyrano de Bergerac to Ray Bradbury and Mary Shelley to J G Ballard this book reveals the full heritage and wonder of science fiction.This book was published to accompany a major British Library exhibition of the same name.About the Author / Editor Mike Ashley is a renowned expert in the world of science fiction and fantasy literature. He received the Science Fiction Research Association's Pilgrim Award in 2002 for lifetime achievement in science fiction research. He has written many books including Gateways to Forever (Liverpool University Press, 2007) and The Mammoth Book of Science Fiction (Robinson Publishing, 2002).