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New English Library
(also known as: NEL)
Publisher: New English Library. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1961- .

The Canopy of Time - Aldiss (NEL) (image)

The Canopy of Time by Brian Aldiss
London: Four Square Edition 1963, reprinted 1964 (twice) and reissued in this edition May 1971. (First published in UK by Faber & Faber Limited, 1959. ISBN: 0450007081.
Paperback. 191 pages. Cover art: Bruce Pennington.

Back cover blurb:
Time whirls endlessly in an infinite stream around Man. In an attempt to escape war-ravaged earth, he launches himself into space. Robots inherit an infertile planet peopled with mutants. Finally, a superior intelligence from beyond space, takes over the dying earth.

Brian Aldiss says of these eleven stories: "they are all slices off the enormous carcass of the future, arranged chronologically from a date a century or two ahead, right up to the end of the galaxy".

Series Note: ____

Serial Number / Title / Author

2154. Dune - Frank Herbert
2281. The Graveyard Man - Albert Hitchcock
2303. They Shall Have Stars - James Blish
2322. The Barbary Pirate - C. S. Forester
2386. Podkayne of Mars - Robert Heinlein
2525. Through a Glass, Clearly - Isaac Asimov
2535. The Weapon Shops of Isher - A. E. Van Vogt
2632. The Bastard Brigade - Peter Leslie
2665. The Technicolor Time Machine - Harry Harrison
2684. The Heaven Makers - Frank Herbert
2828. Between Planets - Robert Heinlein
2839. Space Family Store - Robert Heinlein
2887. Space Cadet - Robert Heinlein
01735. The Far-Out Worlds of A. E. Van Vogt
04519. Not Before Time - John Brunner
00084. Starship Troopers - Robert Heinlein
00285 [2408]. Father Malachy's Miracle - Bruce Marshall
00352-3 [3001]. The Dragon in the Sea - Frank Herbert
00708-1. The Canopy of Time - Brian Aldiss
00764. The Pastel City - M. John Harrison

Further Reading

Justin Marriott, ed. A Visual Guide To New English Library: Volume One. 2010.

Gary Dobbs, "Great Paperback Publishers: New English Library",

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