Scribd Welcomes E-Reads: Grand Master of Sci-Fi

For lovers of sci-fi, fantasy and historical fiction, Scribd just hit the mother lode.

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This week, E-Reads has joined Scribd, and they bring a ton of fantastic content specialized around romance novels, sci-fi, fantasy, and difficult to source, out-of-print books.

For sci-fi in particular, we are super excited about Brian W. Aldiss, named Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America and an author with over 50 years of experience. Aldiss was inducted into the Sci-Fi & Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2004. Check out his Nebula award-winning Forgotten Life.

We also have featured Aldiss’ Helliconia series – an epic chronicle that details the rise and eventual fall of a thousand year-old civilization as it marches through a long progressio of seasons — each of which lasts for centuries. Originally published starting in 1928, the trilogy begins with Helliconia Spring (published in 1982), Helliconia Summer (1983) and Helliconia Winter (1985).

Here is a look at one of the original covers when it was published:

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Start where it all began by reading Helliconia Spring.


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  2. Natalex

    Why named Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers? Why the book specialized around romance novels when the book is Sci-Fi?
    I don’t understud.

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