by William Olaf Stapledon
Publisher: Feedbooks 1937
Number of pages: 227
Widely regarded as one of the true classics of science fiction, Star Maker is a poetic and deeply philosophical work. The book challenges preconceived notions of intelligence and awareness, and ultimately argues for a broadened perspective that would free us from culturally ingrained thought and our inevitable anthropomorphism.
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