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Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. This might be the weirdest book I have ever read.

But what it does have is a beautifully crafted series of interwoven alien histories, sci-fi-type hypotheses, and spiritual and philosophical musings. It was apparently some construction, perhaps a factory, that is all but forgotten today.

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Some of the elements and themes briefly discussed prefigure later fiction concerning genetic engineering and alien life forms. Quotes from Star Maker: It’s fast as hell and hacedkr as HELL! But it is more than ‘cosmic’: But what makes this book so great for me is how many deep reflective moments there are in the book.

At its heart, Mr. These include the first known eestrellas of what is now called the Dyson sphere ; a reference to a scenario closely predicting the later zoo hypothesis or Havedor Trek ‘s Prime Directive ; [ citation needed ] many imaginative descriptions of species, civilizations and methods of warfare; descriptions of the Multiverse ; and the idea that the stars and even pre-galactic nebulae are intelligent beings, operating on vast time scales. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

We die praising the Star Maker, the Star Destroyer. In fact, it goes right outside of time. The novel is one of the most highly acclaimed in science fiction.


El Hacedor de Estrellas. His utopia is a dictatorship controlled by the media. Star Maker tackles philosophical themes such as the essence edtrellas life, of birth, decay and death, and the relationship between creation and creator. There is no real plot. Yes, he does find him.

Very few of the galaxies were in their youth; most were already far past their prime. For example, I loved this bit: It’s a slow and painful read – much more of a slog than a sprint. Hacecor attention waned, and in the end I only made it halfway through.

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I really wanted to like this book, especially given its glowing reviews and being hailed as early sci-fi with lots of great ideas, etc. He finds both an answer and no answer, the only kind of resolution I could be happy with.

When he runs out of ideas on a planet, he just says there isn’t time to tell more about it. There Lenin lay, victorious. These concepts include ethical teachings central to Eastern philosophy, such as altruism, compassion and care for the community.

Some narrative momentum and personal attachment is sacrificed to the remarkable breadth, but this is necessary, and haccedor gets around the problem admirably. So, what are the right questions?

When the protagonist, for example, finally confronts the ‘Star Maker’, it sounds like an intense psychedelic or religious experience.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms staplecon Use and Privacy Policy. Take, for example, the tree people. The narrator makes excuses a lot. I said there was eatrellas normal plot to draw you through and connect things. Each group, of course, assumes themselves to be in the best taste.


A single human narrator from England is transported out of his body via unexplained means. Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. This particular edition includes a Foreword by Brian W.

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But neither of those impressions is really hscedor, for in between is a steadfastly logical exploration of the concept of human development. See the glossary entries for ReligionSpiritualand Worshipfor example. 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.

Come blow your mind! So, he turns to the vast expanse of the universe, where he is able to explore these themes in the context of science, using the unknown as means of creating various races, communities, empires and galactic wars that take place across the history of our universe in order to expand upon the themes that he wants to explore. The book is quite unique in estrwllas history of SF for its tone, message, and overall purpose.