The cover image may be different.

A Voyage to Arcturus

Hardcover - 08 September 2003
Lindsay, David (Author)
Rp 452,000
No Hidden Cost

Or   904 PEC Points
In Stock
If stock becomes available, email me at:
captcha
  


Other Formats Price PEC Price
Hardcover
Paperback
New Free Shipping.
* Terms and Conditions
Quantity:
Delivered in 10 - 20 business days
BUY NOW

Description

David Lindsay (1874-1945) was a successful British businessman who turned to writing after the first World War. Unfortunately, his most famous work, A Voyage to Arcturus, proved to be a commercial disaster at the time of its release, and he spent the rest of his writing career struggling to achieve commercial success, with little result. A Voyage to Arcturus is a remarkable book on many levels. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy calls it "dazzlingly brilliant" and a "masterpiece." Without doubt, it is the one work for which Lindsay will be remembered. It is an allegorical fantasy, an adventure novel, an interplanetary romance, and an exploration of humanity and sexuality from a time when such topics were largely taboo in the popular press. It provides more than a few fascinating insights into human nature through social Darwinism. And, although Philip Jose Farmer is largely credited with the introduction of sex into science fiction with his groundbreaking 1940s pulp SF story, "The Lovers," Lindsay navigated these waters decades earlier.

Product Details

ISBN-10: 0809530864

ISBN-13: 9780809530861

Publisher: Wildside Press       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Hardcover: 256 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 22.86 x 15.24 x 1.91 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.54 Kg

Customer Reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers:
Write a Customer Review

There are no reviews for this product.

CONVENIENCE

BEST PRICE

SAFE/SECURITY

SERVICE

Customers who bought this also bought
 

 

DELIVERY BY:
PAYMENT METHODS:
 
SECURED BY:
View Mobile / Standard © 2011-2020 Periplus Holdings Ltd.