Warning Erotic content and Nudity
Meet Noa, a so-called Sky Doll; a life-like female android without rights, who exists only to serve the State's needs and desires. But when Noa meets two so-called "missionaries" who aid in her escape from her tyrannical master, all hell breaks loose for our cyborg siren as she uncovers clues that she may be much more than just a robotic toy. The first release in a new partnership between Marvel and cutting-edge French publisher Soleil!
Those lines begin one of the most infamous of contemporary Scottish novels. The narrator, Frank Cauldhame, is a weird teenager who lives on a tiny island connected to mainland Scotland by a bridge. He maintains grisly Sacrifice Poles to serve as his early warning system and deterrent against anyone who might invade his territory.
Few novelists have ever burst onto the literary scene with as much controversy as Iain Banks in 1984. The Wasp Factory was reviled by many reviewers on account of its violence and sadism, but applauded by others as a new and Scottish voice–that is, a departure from the English literary tradition. The controversy is a bit puzzling in retrospect, because there is little to object to in this novel, if you're familiar with genre horror.
This is the indispensable reference book on science fiction that now contains over 4,300 entries–a staggering 1,500 more than the original–and, at 1.2 million works, it is nearly half a million words longer than the first edition. For every reader who loves, uses and wishes to know more about science fiction.
Collection de recueils d'anthologies publiés par le Livre de poche dans les années 1970 sous la triple direction de Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis et Gérard Klein. …