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Brian Aldiss
(1925-____) born on
Aug 18
English science-fiction writer. He was a Hugo-winning Science Fiction writer who wrote "Moreau's Other Island," 1980; "Greybeard," 1964, and the "Helleconia" series.
         
   
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When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.

R
Fantasy is literature for teenagers.
A
Science fiction is no more written for scientists that ghost stories are written for ghosts.
N
Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.
K
Why had I become a writer in the first place? Because I wasn't fit for society; I didn't fit into the system.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Webster's Dictionary of Quotations and Famous Phrases," by Donald Bolander, 1987.
R: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.
A: "Penguin Science Fiction," Introduction.
N: From an Internet collection of quotations.
K: In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990.
   


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