Hothouse. A Science Fiction Novel

TitleHothouse. A Science Fiction Novel
Year for Search1957
AuthorsAldiss, Brian W[ilson](1925-2017)
Date Published1957
PublisherFaber and Faber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia in which humans have devolved into small, but still intelligent, creatures living in a world dominated by plants.

Additional Publishers

 Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1976, with an “Introduction” by Joseph Milicia (v-xvii). Abridged ed. as The Long Afternoon of Earth. New York: Signet/New American Library, 1962, which had originally been serialized in slightly different form in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction as “Hothouse.” 20.2 (117) (February 1961): 5-35; “Nomansland.” 20.4 (119) (April 1961): 99-129; “Undergrowth.” 21.1 (122) (July 1961): 84-130; “Timberline.” 21.3 (144) (September 1961): 99-129; and “Evergreen.” 21.6 (127) (December 1961): 82-128

Title Note

Abridged ed. as The Long Afternoon of Earth (1962

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Author Note

(1925-2017)

Full Text

1957 Aldiss, Brian W[ilson] (1925-2017). Hothouse. A Science Fiction Novel. London: Faber and Faber, 1957. Rpt. Boston, MA: Gregg Press, 1976, with an “Introduction” by Joseph Milicia (v-xvii). Abridged ed. as The Long Afternoon of Earth. New York: Signet/New American Library, 1962, which had originally been serialized in slightly different form in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction as “Hothouse.” 20.2 (117) (February 1961): 5-35; “Nomansland.” 20.4 (119) (April 1961): 99-129; “Undergrowth.” 21.1 (122) (July 1961): 84-130; “Timberline.” 21.3 (144) (September 1961): 99-129; and “Evergreen.” 21.6 (127) (December 1961): 82-128. PSt

Dystopia in which humans have devolved into small, but still intelligent, creatures living in a world dominated by plants.