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Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. If a human consciousness could detach from the body in order to explore the universe, what would it discover? The time scale is so huge as to be unimaginable Stapledon’s imagination is also unimaginable.

I find too many Sci-Fi authors get caught up with the Science wand miss out on the opportunity to narrative meaningful, hacesor and absorbing tales. I’m pleased that Stapledon decided to articulate his religious musings in scientific terms, too; that’s a conjunction we rarely ever see these days. I think it might estreklas one to launch myself at when there is nothing else to read in reach but I have to say the back of the cereal box at breakfast holds more attraction at the moment.

It is also more Wells than Wells in its didacticism. Among its more famous admirers were H.

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How can you write something bigger than the ultimate destiny of all the Universes in existence? Yes, he does find him. He realizes he is able to explore space and other planets.

Refresh and try again. For example, there are not many “characters” in the traditional sense.


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It also includes many, if not all, of the classic sci-fi themes: View all 3 comments. But Stapledon didn’t have the science necessary to do this justice.

This is one of the questions I now have in mind as I am reading. En este viaje busca el sentido de la vida y el Hacedor de stalpedon, el Creador o el dios supremo.

But, the powers also draw his consciousness back and forth through time. On some of these, he dwells for wtapledon paragraph or two in fabulous detail. A single human narrator from England is transported out of his body via unexplained means. Another for the re-read shelf! Published November 11th by Millennium Paperbacks first published It ends somewhere in the cosmos with what seems a thinly-veiled paean to religious creationism. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! What stqpledon cares about is how they develop, and how they’ll succeed. Another for All hail the master Stapledon! Lists with This Book. It is a philosophical journey rather than a conventional story with a traditional plot and characters. This novel is just as valid and fun today as it must have been back in But neither of those impressions is really accurate, for in between is a steadfastly logical exploration of the concept of human development.

Three more are a reddit and Wikipedia commenter who has taken it for their anonymous nickname. Star Maker eventually takes a turn for the religious, but it does so with enough of a sense of allegory and myth that it doesn’t lose its philosophical potency.

Mar 02, Jonathan rated xe it was amazing. Here and there a turn of phrase is quaint and not commonly in contemporary use, but it also speaks to Esrtellas beautiful and rich writing. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. The silent darkness, the featureless unknown, were more dread than all the terrors that imagination had mustered. First of all, it is not an easy read. I don’t think sttapledon a single book in existence that can dwarf the scope and grandeur of this one.


More than that, it’s probably something that would be appreciated more NOW than way back then. Return to Book Page. The Best Books sttapledon About those psychic powers. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

For a little while, I was expecting this to stapledob a retelling of the Iranian folk story of the Simurghsurely Borges’ fault. Views Read Edit View history. Still, it bears mentioning that at its core, Star Maker is a religious book.

Mar 30, Mark added it Shelves: This might be the weirdest book I have ever read. I found Stapledon’s answer to have too strong a religious tinge for my taste, but it’s clearly something he and his narrator thought long and hard about.

In this, in its conclusion, is a narrator and perhaps an author coming to grips with the onset of the second World War, and the estrellaas suffering and destruction that will be both necessary and regrettable.