Greybeard - Brian W. Aldiss Reviews
Description:ISBN 0140173544 / Author: Brian W. Aldiss / Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy / Publisher: Roc / A haunting picture of an Earth where humanity has ... more
Greybeard - Brian W. Aldiss ... become sterile (because of radiation from atomic testing in space) and an increasingly decrepit ageing population lives out its days amidst a burgeoning nature reclaiming the crumbling towns and villages in a riot of vegetation and new animal life.
Newest Review: ... and fragmentation of society has occurred. This story revolves around Greybeard and mid fifties man, so called because of his ... more
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A haunting vision of a post - apocalyptic England.
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by - written on 22/02/09 (Very useful, 56 readings)
Greybeard. ======== A sad and melancholy book this. Not the best way to start a review but read on and see if I can inspire you to give it a go. Finally humanities testing of atomics has caused the human race to become sterile. No more children have been born in over 50 years. The populace has dealt with it in many varied ways, suicides, disbelief and fragmentation of society has occurred. This story revolves around Greybeard and mid fifties man, so called because of his beard which reaches down to his belt. Society has broken apart and small villages scattered around the country are the norm. Greybeard realises that the village is dying ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/05/08 (Very useful, 103 readings)
Greybeard. Author - Brian W Aldiss. I had seen this book around for a while but had never gotten round to reading it. I wondered how to write this review without spoiling it for others so I decided to put my dislikes first, then to go on to the story itself. The book starts off well enough but the flash backs to earlier days are distracting and can go on for 20 or more pages. At the 2nd flashback I skipped through 30 pages and thought about reading something else. So if you don't mind a book half set in the future and half in the past then you just might enjoy this book. The world has tested atomic weapons in space ... Read the complete review
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