The Thing Itself

The Thing Itself

by Adam Roberts

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ISBN-13: 9780575127739
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 03/07/2017
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 335,579
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Adam Roberts is commonly described as one of the UK's most important writers of SF. He is the author of numerous novels and literary parodies. He is Professor of 19th Century Literature at Royal Holloway, London University and has written a number of critical works on both SF and 19th Century poetry. He is a contributor to the SF ENCYCLOPEDIA.

Table of Contents

1 Thing and Sick [Unity] 1

2 Baedeker's Fermi [Plurality] 32

3 The Institute [Totality] 48

4 Penelope's Mother [Affirmation] 105

5 Broadmoor [Negation] 115

6 A Solid Gold Penny [Limitation] 139

7 Pursuit [Substance and Accident] 193

8 The Fansoc for Catching Oldfashioned Diseases [Causality] 239

9 A Dialogue in Four Parts [Community] 252

10 The Last Three Days of the Time War [Possibility and Impossibility] 280

11 Seek, and Thing [Existence and non-existence] 303

12 The Professor [Necessity] 343

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