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Solar Flares: Science Fiction in the 1970s

Paperback, 01/08/2014, £29.99
An engaging and accessible book looking at 1970s sf writing, film and television - alongside music and architecture - to reclaim the decade as a crucial period in the history of science fiction.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Paperback, 31/10/2014, £12.99
An instant cult classic, Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind was both a critical and commercial success. Andrew M. Butler delves into the film's central themes and production processes, including the intertwined careers of Gondry and Kaufman, the film's various genres, its psychoanalytic aspects, and its debt to Philip K. Dick.


Paperback, 10/11/2000, £3.99
Cyberpunk - a mix of hard science fiction, noir plotting, punk attitude and the cutting edge of culture .Are these just toys for the boys or revolutionary manifestos?...

Terry Pratchett

Paperback, 09/04/2001, £3.99
Throw caution to the wind and enter a world where the Librarian is an orangutan, luggage has legs, and where Death may come to visit, on his holidays. A world which is flat and balanced upon elephants stood on the back of a giant turtle. Welcome to Discworld....

Philip K. Dick

Paperback, 22/02/2007, £4.99
Presents a pocket-sized introduction to Philip K. Dick, known for "Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?" - the novel which inspired Blade Runner . This book contains an introductory essay, reviews and analyses of Philip K Dick's novels and short stories, and gives a listing of the many other books and articles which have grappled with his genius.

Routledge Companion to Science Fiction

Paperback, 05/01/2011, £46.99
The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study.

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

Paperback, 29/07/2009, £28.99
A collection of essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined science fiction, charting the varied landscape of the genre. It presents the diverse groups within the science fiction community, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers.

Film Studies

Paperback, 05/01/2005, £6.99
With this book in your pocket you can gasp as directors break the 30 rule, marvel as Oedipus complexes are resolved, shudder as you become aware of your own voyeurism and discover how to tell your metteur en scene from your mise en scene. Going to the cinema may never be the same again...
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