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Thread: Boris Strugatsky 1933-2012
November 22nd, 2012, 05:15 AM #1
Boris Strugatsky 1933-2012
One half of one of the great writing teams of 20th Century SF.
November 26th, 2012, 10:45 AM #2
Has no-one here read Roadside Picnic or Definitely Maybe??
November 27th, 2012, 12:46 AM #3
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- Jul 2011
- SF Bay Area
I read Roadside Picnic for the first time quite recently and was sad to see this news, though my sadness is tempered by Mr. Strugatsky's respectable age.
Definitely Maybe seems like a difficult title to get ahold of. What other books of theirs are worth exploring?
November 27th, 2012, 04:45 AM #4
The Final Circle of Paradise is also excellent - and strange - and although I haven't read it, Monday Begins on Saturday is also supposed to be well worth tracking down.
November 27th, 2012, 02:27 PM #5
November 28th, 2012, 02:59 PM #6
I hadn't read them before you posted this thread Ropie, but now they are both on my to-read list. Although it does seem that some of their other titles are harder to get hold of for a fair price. Hopefully they could be brought out as ebooks at some point? Particularly through something like SF Gateway.
November 29th, 2012, 07:28 AM #7
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- Newmarket, Ontario Canada
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A friend of mine recommended Roadside Picnic to me about a year ago. It was a very good read, I highly recommend it. Very sad to hear about Boris' passing.
November 30th, 2012, 03:27 AM #8
HERE you'll see a 'Books' tab near the top of the page - hovering your cursor over it brings up a list of 4 rare Strugatsky books that you can read online ;^)
December 8th, 2012, 10:09 AM #9
Cheers for that Ropie! Although this is probably not going to help my online productivity...