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Up Through an Empty House of Stars
Reviews and Essays 1980-2002

David Langford

Up Through an Empty House of Stars, at last published in ebook form in March 2016, is a major retrospective collection of David Langford's criticism that was first published in 2003 and was a Locus Recommended Reading List nonfiction choice for that year. The ebook contains the full text of the 2003 edition, with typo corrections and additional notes, plus five further pieces from the 1980-2002 period covered by the book and the expanded, improved 2004 version of Langford's witty introductory essay from Terry Pratchett: Guilty of Literature. Total length of ebook: a little over 137,000 words.

"There is wit here, and great jokes, and a sharp mind. But there's more. David Langford makes us feel welcome in the house of science fiction. By being here, he graces us." – John Clute on the cover of the print edition

Click the top button below for a fuller description of the 2003 book at the Langford site. The next button down takes you to a tasty selection of review quotations on the same page.

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Up Through an Empty House of Stars

Ansible Editions, 2016

Cover photograph: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, "WFC3 visible image of the Carina Nebula", 9 September 2009.