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dc.contributor.authorTrigg, Stephanie
dc.date.accessioned2006-09-12T01:06:28Z
dc.date.available2006-09-12T01:06:28Z
dc.date.issued2003-04
dc.identifier.citationTrigg, Stephanie 2003. Archangels of Evolution. Review of "All This Is So: A Future History" by John F. Roe. 'Australian Book Review', No 250, April, 40.en
dc.identifier.issn0155-2864
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2328/1271
dc.description.abstractMuch science and fantasy fiction is written in a predominantly realist mode. This is the most economical means of signifying the internal truth of its fictional worlds, no matter how strange its aliens, or how superhuman the powers of its heroes. A related convention of fantasy writing is to withhold the full explanation of the fantasy itself, or the nature of the imagined world, so that the reader must try and puzzle out the underlying system. John F. Roe’s fantasy novel "All This Is So" exploits both these conventions, the first more successfully than the second. It is a leisurely, even sprawling narrative, set in a post-industrial, post-technological and post-electronic world (its subtitle is "A Future History") inhabited by a number of different humanoid races.en
dc.description.sponsorshipAustralia Council, La Trobe University, National Library of Australia, Holding Redlich, Arts Victoriaen
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dc.publisherAustralian Book Reviewen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesNo 250en
dc.subjectAustralianen
dc.subjectBook Reviewsen
dc.subjectPublishingen
dc.subject.otherAustralian Standard Research Classification > 420200 Literature Studies > 420202 Australia and New Zealanden
dc.titleArchangels of Evolution. "All This Is So: A Future History" by John F. Roe. [review]en
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