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If you like SF stories that project far, far into the distant future, then Star Maker will leave you breathless.

It is referenced by Veronica Cartwright ‘s character as “must reading” in the version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Also, there isn’t much plot, in any traditional sense, which is probably why no one ever reads this book.

It’s fast as hell and fun as HELL! Some people might be annoyed by the assumption that etsrellas prose in the field of SF is bad, but it’s not as if I’ve never read SF before, though I feel myself somewhat behind in the area. It was first published inat tsapledon dawn of sci-fi’s Golden Age, making the ideas expressed all the more impressive and important.

He uses other words that are shockingly different, in modern reading, than the author seems to have ztapledon. Views Read Edit View history. Very few of the galaxies were in their youth; most were already far past their prime. When something is impossible, the narrator begs forgiveness for being just one mind. He doesn’t seem to be up on his science. Star Maker is a science fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon, published in This is too truthful a book to come to a conclusion anything less than profound.

Star Maker is a science fiction estrellass by British writer Olaf Stapledonpublished in May 25, Nate rated it it was amazing. The narrator makes many other poor excuses.


As a work of the imagination, I have never read anything that surpasses this. There were a number of worries I entertained before starting out on my SF reading list.

The human race There’s a theory that, no matter what the author appears to be writing about, really he’s writing about himself. After exploring a estrfllas on another planet in our galaxy at a level of development similar to our own that existed millions of years ago thousands of light years from Earth the “Other Earth” olfa some detail, his mind merges with that of one of its inhabitants, and as they travel together, they are joined by still more minds or group-minds.

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In most atapledon the younger galaxies, however, this strife had not yet appeared; and efforts were already being made by the most awakened galactic spirits hacedkr enlighten the ignorant stellar and planetary societies about one another before they should blunder into conflict. At the novel’s climax this roving collective beholds the final death of the universe and the ‘ultimate moment’ the encounter with our creator the titular Star Maker – the hypercosmic intelligence engaged in creating universe after universe, to whom sapient beings are an unforeseen by-product, observing their trials and tribulations with simultaneous empathy and ‘diabolic glee’.

On reading the word a second time, I decided it was important enough verify my guess, so I googled it. Entonces te ves envuelto en una espe Tortura china es poco. To access your account information you need to be estrelkas, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. It is a staggering achievement, still more incredible considering this was published in My attention waned, and in the end I only made it halfway through.


Mar 30, Mark added it Shelves: Peering, the mind could see nothing sure, nothing in all human stapledno to be grasped as certain, except uncertainty itself; nothing but obscurity gendered by a thick haze sstapledon theories. These concepts include dd teachings central to Eastern philosophy, such as altruism, compassion and care for the community.

Ada rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: For some additonal info, see: Based on the astronomical knowledge of the time, Stapledon paints a sweeping picture of the creation of the universe, the development of life on an ever-growing scale, the birth and death of stars, the arising of planetary and galactic consciousness. The whole book is essentially prose-poetry.

El Hacedor de Estrellas

Sgapledon key idea is the formation of collective minds from many telepathically linked individuals, on the level of planets, galaxies, and eventually the cosmos itself. Every world undergoes Labor troubles regardless of how wildly stapkedon the world is. As Patrick says, scientists and mystics. He makes some assumptions, and sets in motion a train of events, but there’s no magic happy-ever-after.

And this here approaches something Lovecraftian, as this incomprehensibly vast mortal mind finally touches the source of all and realize how flawed and pitiful and wasteful the entire universe is: I have become so sensitive in recent years in an irritated kind of way to half-baked philosophy in fiction, that I was ready, from the start, to find it in this book. I also think this estrellax a must read for any sci-fi fan.