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Fave sci-fi author

Philip K Dick
2
8%
Clifford D Simak
0
No votes
Isaac Asimov
0
No votes
Arthur C Clarke
1
4%
Ray Bradbury
0
No votes
Iain M Banks
1
4%
William Gibson
1
4%
John Wyndham
2
8%
H G Wells
2
8%
Harry Harrison
0
No votes
Douglas Adams
8
33%
A N Other
7
29%
 
Total votes: 24

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Postby schlep » Fri Jul 20, 2007 13:40

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Postby Batesy » Fri Jul 20, 2007 14:47

HG Wells again for me. I read War of the Worlds again fairly recently and it still seems so fresh. With so many adaptations (films, TV seiries, radio broadcasts, musicals, etc) it's easy to forget how damn good the original story actually is.

One bit that always makes me smile is the sentence about a bloke running down the street 'ejaculating'. I really shouldn't find that funny at my age.

The Tom Cruise film was bloody awful - couldn't get much further from the book if they tried.

Never read any of Iain Banks' sci-fi stuff but I like his other books. Not sure where to start though.

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Postby frostbyte » Fri Jul 20, 2007 19:50

"We have enough youth, how about a fountain of smart?"

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Postby Bispy » Sun Jul 22, 2007 19:17

Philip K Dick. I collect his work and have done since I read A Scanner Darkly many years ago.

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Postby Meenie » Mon Jul 23, 2007 09:54

Its Mr Adams for me,cut off in his prime so he was.

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