Voyages of Imagination: The Star Trek Fiction Companion (Star Trek)

  • Title: Voyages of Imagination: The Star Trek Fiction Companion (Star Trek)
  • Author: Jeff Ayers Kim Sheard
  • ISBN: 9781416503491
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback
  • Voyages of Imagination The Star Trek Fiction Companion Star Trek Through four decades five television series comprising over seven hundred episodes ten feature films and an animated series fandom s thirst for Star Trek stories has been unquenchable From the ear
    Through four decades, five television series comprising over seven hundred episodes, ten feature films, and an animated series, fandom s thirst for Star Trek stories has been unquenchable From the earliest short story adaptations by James Blish in the 1960s, followed by the first original Star Trek novels during the seventies, and on throughout the eighties, ninetieThrough four decades, five television series comprising over seven hundred episodes, ten feature films, and an animated series, fandom s thirst for Star Trek stories has been unquenchable From the earliest short story adaptations by James Blish in the 1960s, followed by the first original Star Trek novels during the seventies, and on throughout the eighties, nineties, and into the twenty first century, fiction has offered an unparalleled expansion of the rich Star Trek tapestry But what is it that makes these books such a powerfully attractive creative outlet to some and a compelling way to experience the Star Trek mythos anew to others Voyages of Imagination takes a look back on the first forty years of professionally published Star Trek fiction, revealing the personalities and sensibilities of many of the novels imaginative contributors and offering an unprecedented glimpse into the creative processes, the growing pains, the risks, the innovations, the missteps, and the great strides taken in the books Author Jeff Ayers has immersed himself in nearly six hundred books and interviewed than three hundred authors and editors in order to compile this definitive guide to the history and evolution of an incomparable publishing phenomenon Fully illustrated with the covers of every book included herein, Voyages of Imagination is indexed by title and author, features a comprehensive timeline, and is a must have for every fan.

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    1. What could have been the definitive history of Pocket Books brilliant Star Trek range of books is hampered by self-congratualtory, non-critical writing style, and HUGE gapsurtesy of some of the most successful authors either declining to comment on their books, or offering only the most perfunctory statements. One wonders if they knew ahead of time that this book would be less-than-satisfying

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    2. starbaseandromeda/Revi I also reviewed this one for my local library -- here's the link and the full text: This book is a massive trade-paperback volume that chronicles all of the professionally published Star Trek fiction from the very earliest novels (put out in the late 1960s) through 2004. Each book gets its own page, with a detailed plot description, and often interviews with the author, who recollects the experience of writing in the Star Trek universe. The depth of information here is imp [...]

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    3. If you read the novels, any of them, then this companion and guide will be very helpful. Frankly it's helpful even if you haven't read many, and will encourage you to read more.If you're like me though, and just haven't re-read some of the older novels recently, then this will help paint a picture of the timelines and continuing stories between the various novels, short stories and other related books.I find SFTC invaluable when picking up a storyline thread after a few years away from an author [...]

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    4. Un utile archivioUn libro che raccoglie e cataloga – spesso con dei riassunti correlati – tutti i romanzi basati su Star Trek che sono usciti fino al momento della sua pubblicazione. Utile per chi vuole orientarsi nel vasto panorama delle pubblicazioni che, soprattutto negli ultimi anni, sono proliferate. Recensione originariamente pubblicata su libreriauniversitaria/ nell’estate del 2010.

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    5. Great look back at Trek literature though I did get tired of reading the same stories over and over about how writers got the gig. Probably best as a reference book and not as a cover-to-cover read.

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    6. Interesting to read what some of my favorite Star Trek writers thought about writing in the Star Trek universe. I mainly bought this for Fiction Timeline at the back of the book.

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    7. Everything you ever wanted to know about Star Trek original fiction, in an easy to read layout and format. Also contains some great essays, and author's comments.

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