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Sci-fi fan from Scotland

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reviewed Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon (Magnum Books)

Olaf Stapledon: Star Maker (Paperback, 1979, Methuen) 4 stars

After reading "Last and First Men", I approached Olaf's next masterpiece, "Star Maker" ( first …

Long, rambling, but profound

3 stars

Yet who makes the makers?

Great start and finish. Overuse of the indescribable, that Olaf then does describe. Not one for dialog or action fans, questions about nature, philosophy, metaphysics, and religion all present here. 1937 is apparent, but not at the forefront, a true pre-atomic sci-fi that would never get published today