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William Godwin

Happy 200th Birthday to Science Fiction?

by Paul

At the beginning of January 1818 a new book was published, a novel written by a woman still in her teens, and begun as part of a ghost story competition with Lord Byron, Dr John Polidori and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Frankenstein; or, A Modern Prometheus came out from the firm of Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor […]

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Elsewhere

by Paul

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Once more, it’s time to visit a few of the things I’ve spotted on-line recently. Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods which is about to become an American TV series, and David Mitchell, author of The Bone Clocks, met for the first time in London recently. Their conversation is recorded here. Is Arthur C. Clarke’s Rendezvous with Rama […]

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