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See Also ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE; CRIME; FUTURE HISTORY; GOLDEN AGE; HARD SF; PLANETS; ROBOT; SPACE OPERA; SPACE TRAVEL; TIME Recommended Further Reading The Future History sequence by ROBERT HEINLEIN; The Technk History sequence by POUL ANDERSON; The Xeelee sequence by STEPHEN BAXTER; The Greg Mandel Trilogy by PETER F. com Launched in 1977 as a quarterly magazine, and from then on developing into a monthly digest, Asimov's Science Fiction has in recent years become the most successful SF periodical on the market.

1988) Gamearth (1989) Gameplay (1989) Game's End (1990) Lifeline (1990, with Doug Beason) The Trinity Paradox (1991, with Doug Beason) Afterimage (1992, with Kristine Kathryn Rusch) Assemblers ofInfinity (1993, with Doug Beason) Climbing Olympus (1994) Star Wars: Jedi Search (1994) Star Wars: Dark Apprentice (1994) Star Wars: Champions ofthe Force (1994) Blindfold (1995) X-Files: Ground Zero (1995) Star Wars: Darksaber (1995) Born of EIven Blood (1995, with John G. Betancourt) /// Wind (\995, with Doug Beason) Anderson, Poul 39 X-Files: Ruins (1996) Ignition (1996, with Doug Beason) Virtual Destruction (1996, with Doug Beason) X-Files: Antibodies (1997) Hopscotch (1997) Fallout (1997', with Doug Beason) Ail Pedrito I When Intelligence Goes Wrong (1997, from the story by L.

Indeed, this pessimistic streak caused much controversy during the early years of Ballard's career, and his preoccupation with entropy and dissolution linked him closely with the British NEW WAVE movement. The publication of Crash (1973) was to mark another development in Ballard's career, as well as a spell of fresh controversy. It is a surreal book that examines man's fetishistic obsession with technology and machines in this case the automobile. Ballard has his characters fulfil their erotic fantasies by crashing cars in a strange melding of blood and sex.

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