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El Hacedor de Estrellas by Olaf Stapledon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Hacedor de Estrellas – Tapa Dura – by Olaf Stapledon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Title, Hacedor de estrellas. Author, Olaf Stapledon. Translated by, Gregorio Lemos. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Minotauro, ISBN,

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A symbiotic species, each individual composed of two species, both non-humanoid, is discussed in detail. Webarchive template wayback links EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from June Articles with unsourced statements from May This book is a rare joy.

That sort of causality-violation can’t be made paradox free, and so cannot exist as part of any serious science fiction book. I said there was no normal plot to draw you through and connect things. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

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Jun 29, Peter rated it it was amazing. The creatures appeared to one another as complex patterns and rhythms of tonal characters. Because of the scope of the novel, however, few get more than a short passage, or get to do anything in the story.

Stapledon wrote this novel primarily as a way to explore philosophical, theological ideas about sl, both individually, and as a community. In most of the younger galaxies, however, this strife had not yet appeared; and efforts were already being made by the most awakened galactic spirits to enlighten the ignorant stellar and planetary stapedon about one another before they should blunder into conflict. Other Eastern concepts explored include the nature of the Self, self-transcendence and the desire to reach a higher plane of existence.

And this here approaches something Lovecraftian, as this incomprehensibly vast mortal mind finally touches the source of all and realize how flawed and pitiful and wasteful the entire universe is: Books by Olaf Stapledon.


This snowballing process is paralleled by the expansion of the book’s scale, describing more and more planets in less and less detail.

There is no dialogue – every page is filled with rich, detailed, poetic descriptions. Would the prose be any good?

Star Maker has two separate “spirits” god and the devilwhich he is finally able to express satisfactorily in our universe. Ejemplo de frase estrellws que hay que leer cinco veces para entender: I’m hesitant to get this book as I am concerned that it might feel somewhat dated.

Another for the re-read shelf! Star Maker is a science fiction novel by British writer Olaf Stapledonpublished in This book nearly blew my head off so I can only imagine what readers felt when they first encountered it in It’s really an impossible task the author has set himself, so if I fault him early on, it must not be taken for a lack of enthusiasm.

He’s doing a British thing where “human” is synonymous with “humane”, and where “man” implies a thinking mind. In an earlier book, Last and First Menthe author described the billion-year future history sl the human race.

In the book, stars even get some parasite of their “biological tissues”, which doesn’t make sense, because no molecules can form in the plasma state of matter It might be best for me to try and write a review as I go stzpledon. Just enough to be dangerous. This it was hoped to acquire powers of insight and of creativity impossible on the merely galactic plane.

I shall stop here for now 8th of January, He witnesses the entire life of the universe, and joins with many other minds from other civilizations throughout the galaxy.

El Hacedor de Estrellas : Olaf Stapledon :

All hail the master Stapledon! The human race There’s a theory that, no matter what the author appears to be writing about, really he’s writing about himself. I can’t get my jaw to stop dropping.

I totally believed in it. But Stapledon didn’t have the science necessary to do this justice. Some of the elements and themes briefly discussed prefigure later fiction concerning genetic engineering and stapleon life forms. Any student of Darwin should find immediate fault with mobile autotrophs.


Tortura china es poco. And in so doing, dares to slot the events of Last and First Men –the entirety of broadly-defined humanity’s existence–as less than a footnote, never having joined galactic society and being Last and First Men hurt, but Haecdor back for more. To view it, click here.

En este viaje busca el sentido de la vida y el Hacedor de estrellas, el Creador o el dios supremo. This is stark, detailed, frequently dry, and certainly exhausting literature.

Star Maker

I wish oh how I wished while I was reading this that Stapledon had been a lighter writer. His utopia is a dictatorship controlled by the media. This is possibly the dullest interesting book I’ve read, or vice versa. It contains estrelas to actual astronomical facts that were known during the time it was written. How can you write something bigger than the ultimate destiny of all the Universes in tsapledon Lewis thought Stapledon’s answer was “devil worship”, so perhaps he hit an unhappy medium after all.

The book is quite unique in the history of SF for its tone, message, and overall purpose.

While it would perhaps be complacent to say, “That explains it”, nonetheless, I felt vindicated in some way. These include the first known instance of what setrellas now called the Dyson sphere ; a reference to a scenario closely predicting the later zoo hypothesis or Star Trek ‘s Prime Directive ; [ citation needed ] many imaginative descriptions of species, civilizations and methods of warfare; descriptions of the Multiverse ; and the idea that the stars and even pre-galactic nebulae are intelligent beings, operating on vast time scales.

Why are there so many galaxies full of rare and precious life?