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Star Maker is a science fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon, published in .. Premisa: un señor inglés se pone a mirar las estrellas y tiene un viaje astral de. Hacedor de Estrellas by Olaf Stapledon at – ISBN – ISBN – Minotauro – – Softcover. Title, Hacedor de estrellas. Author, Olaf Stapledon. Translated by, Gregorio Lemos. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Minotauro, ISBN,

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Some of the science is wrong based on our modern understanding of the Universe, but there is enough of a sense of rigor according to the theories of the time stapldeon it’s easy to overlook. It’s so full of ideas you could write thirty different books based on the cosmos described here. He wasn’t, but his ideas are worth engaging anyway.

Come blow your mind! An amazing, challenging tour of the universe through the eyes of a cosmic voyager growing gradually into a transcendent vision of Creation sgapledon Eternity.

Published November 11th by Millennium Paperbacks first published We die knowing that the promise of further glory outlives us in other galaxies. These concepts include ethical teachings central to Eastern philosophy, such as altruism, compassion and hscedor for the community.

Jun 07, George rated it it was amazing Shelves: It is ‘Who, or what, is the Star Marker?

Open Preview See a Problem? There’s a theory estrllas, no matter what the author appears to be writing about, really he’s writing about himself.


This is true Science Fiction. Mar 02, Jonathan rated it it was amazing. The author uses a clever technique, to mix two things you don’t see mixed on Earth oaf and peoplethen write about the hybrid product.

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He uses other words that are shockingly different, in modern reading, than the author seems to have intended. My attention waned, and in the end I only made it halfway through. The whole book is essentially prose-poetry. Stapledon does a great job of capturing the sense of wonder, adventure and discovery that the narrator goes through as his consciousness expands with each new civilization and scientific discovery he encounters.

Would the worldview be, a few dystopias and veiled gnosticism aside, a shallow view of technological triumphalism?

Should I read Last and First Men before this, or does it make no difference what order you read them in? The truth is, I had heard of him, but only in passing, and the name had not stuck in my consciousness. More importantly, this is one of those precious books that speak to the heart and the mind at the same time, in an age where the former is often neglected by those writing for the latter.

Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon

Return to Book Page. And in so doing, dares to slot the events of Last and First Men –the entirety of broadly-defined humanity’s existence–as less than a footnote, never having joined galactic society and being obliterated in Sol system by a stellar accident. This is such a profound book that it seems like a terrible shame that it has only attracted a relatively small reading audience: To ask other readers questions about Star Makerstapldon sign up.


Eventually he discovers other intelligent minds, and joins in a collective mind with them. This book is a rare joy.

Lewis and John Maynard Smith and indirectly influenced many others, contributing many ideas to the world of science fiction. That said they’re both …more I found Last and First Men to be a much tougher read than this and others I’ve recommended these books to have found the same.

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Stapledon is clearly not from a pulp fiction kind of background. In fact, many of his descriptions are incredibly psychedelic. This particular edition includes a Foreword by Brian W. Two are things called magnetos in Troy, Kansas and Troy, Illinois.

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This book nearly blew my head off so I can only imagine what readers felt when they first encountered it in The industrial class has evolved hacfdor have near-uniformly low taste, according to those of good taste. I would advise starting with Last and First Men but if you struggle with it don’t be put off reading Star Maker. Because Boobs, that’s why.