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Malacia Tapestry

Brian W. Aldiss

Malacia Tapestry

by Brian W. Aldiss

  • 183 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Berkley .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7502197M
ISBN 10042508079X
ISBN 109780425080795
OCLC/WorldCa13196446

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(And eventual the book builds up to a stunningly unsurprising reveal which I can only imagine the author intended to be stunningly unsurprising, because it's that obvious.) (Note: 5 stars = rare and amazing, 4 = quite good book, 3 = a decent read, 2 = disappointing, 1 /5(8). THE MALACIA TAPESTRY Brian Aldiss Berkley Books Paperback Science Fiction. $ shipping: + $ shipping. Brian Aldiss HOTHOUSE Easton Press 1st Edition 1st Printing. $ shipping: + $ shipping. Report item - opens in a new window or Seller Rating: % positive.

'The Malacia Tapestry' is a lyrical Fantasy about a stagnating magical city. Following on from his experimental New Wave works 'Report On Probability A' () and 'Barefoot In The Head' () but before his re-invigoration of hard SF with the Helliconia trilogy ( - ), Brian Aldiss turned to Fantasy to explore his usual themes of degeneration and decay. Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; The Malacia Tapestry: Brian W. Aldiss: Jonathan CapeFirst published:


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The Malacia Tapestry book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As festering violence threatens to explode in the opulent and /5. The Malacia Tapestry follows the exploits of Perian de Chirolo, an actor in the city of Malacia as he looks for work, seduces women, falls in love and becomes embroiled in intrigue.

Malacia is a combination 16th century Vienna, and Florence, in an alternate world where dinosaurs, known as ancestral animals still roam/5(11).

The Malacia Tapestry follows the exploits of Perian de Chirolo, an actor in the city of Malacia as he looks for work, seduces women, falls in love and becomes embroiled in intrigue.

Malacia is a combination 16th century Vienna, and Florence, in an alternate world where dinosaurs, known as Reviews: His first book, The Brightfount Diaries, was published in His first science fiction novel, Non-Stop (Starship in the United States), was published in He wrote more than 80 books including Hothouse, Greybeard, The Helliconia Trilogy, The Squire Quartet, Frankenstein Unbound, The Malacia Tapestry, Walcot, and Mortal Morning.4/5(1).

A prolific author – publishing one or more books a year since his debut in the fifties – I’m pleased to note that I still have, on my shelves, seventeen unread Aldiss novels and novellas together with a number of short story collections.

Ah, what delights await Which is what ‘The Malacia Tapestry Reviews: Malacia Tapestry by Aldiss, Brian W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Malacia Tapestry Publisher’s Blurb Jostling through the light and shadow of Malacia’s streets goes a crowd of people; dukes, wealthy merchants, bankrupt families, actresses, priests, courtesans, spongers, soldiers, and down-at-heel showmen.

Back in the s, as a teenager, I read Brian Aldiss's Malacia Tapestry and I loved it. I enjoyed it so much that it is one of the few science fiction books I have retained over the decades. While most of the SF paperbacks I read in my youth have been sold or are now in the custody of my brother back in New Jersey, my paperback copy of.

Books similar to The Malacia Tapestry The Malacia Tapestry. by Brian W. Aldiss. avg. rating Ratings. As festering violence threatens to explode in the opulent and magical city of Malacia, Renaissance man Perian de Chirolo finds himself at the center of the maelstrom. Want to Read. The Malacia Tapestry follows the exploits of Perian de Chirolo, an actor in the city of Malacia as he looks for work, seduces women, falls in love and becomes embroiled in intrigue.

Malacia is a combination 16th century Vienna, and Florence, in an alternate world where dinosaurs, known as /5. The Malacia Tapestry by Brian W. Aldiss.

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Aldiss travelled to Yugoslavia, where he met fans in Ljubljana, Slovenia and published a travel book about Yugoslavia entitled Cities and Stones (), his only work in the genre. He published an alternative-history fantasy story, "The Day of the Doomed King" (), about Serbian kings in the Middle Ages, and wrote a novel called The Malacia Tapestry, about an alternative Dalmatia.

THE MALACIA TAPESTRY. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Well, it is set in an imaginary city by the name of Malacia, which may remind you of Goldoni's Venice or Villon's Paris. The hero is a blithe young scamp of an actor, and the plot is a robust sequence of wenchings and roisterings from tavern to stable to palace.

I know that dwndrgn has been reading this too, so it would be interesting to contrast both our the meantime, here's my take on this book: Brian Aldiss' The Malacia Tapestry is a baroque entertainment, a ribald picaresque. It's an admirable feat of world building, creating a city - Malacia - that exists in a bizarre yet familiar era that closely parallels 17th Century Italy.

‎ In a grand medieval city where all change has been outlawed, a roguish young actor tempts fate and dinosaurs, all in the name of love By law, nothing can change in Malacia—a teeming, eternal city of dukes, players, wizards, merchants, beggars, ape-men, lizard-boys, and courtesans— 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. The malacia tapestry. [Brian W Aldiss; Rowena Morrill] -- "Enter the timeless city of Malacia, where streets are paved with gold, where chilling magic reigns, where a war like none other is about to be waged.

Here lives a young man named Perian de Chirolo. malacia: [ mal-la´she-ah ] softening of a part or tissue related to a disease or other abnormal condition.

tracheal malacia tracheomalacia. But it is the magical and timeless city of Malacia, so affectionately detailed and so wonderfully imagined, where Aldiss' writing shines. It is beautifully written. The Malacia Tapestry can be read as social commentary, but it stands as minor masterpiece solely on the strength of the s: 3.

A NOVEL by Brian W. Aldiss CATEGORY Fantasy PUBLICATION DATE September COVER ART Ben Baldwin INTERIOR ART G.B. Tiepolo & Francesco Maggiotto PAGES EDITIONS Unsigned Trade Paperback — ISBN SYNOPSIS.

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The Malacia tapestry. [Brian W Aldiss] -- In the timeless city of Malacia, a place swathed in magic and on the brink of war, lives a young man named Perian de Chirolo - a free-spirit, a fearless lover - who embarks on a harrowing odyssey.