Back to Books /
Brian Aldiss - Walcot brian-aldiss-walcot-1.jpg
Brian Aldiss - Walcot Brian Aldiss - Walcot Brian Aldiss - Walcot Brian Aldiss - Walcot Brian Aldiss - Walcot Brian Aldiss - Walcot

Brian Aldiss - Walcot

Item Code: BK-BA-W-deluxe
Deluxe edition, signed and numbered, in slipcase.
Aldiss, Brian
Date of Work
Edition Size
Height (cm)
Width (cm)
Base price $120

On the glorious sands of the North Norfolk coast, Steve, the youngest member of the Fielding family, plays alone. But are these halcyon days? The great events of the Twentieth Century are about to sweep Steve and his sister Sonia into deep waters. Chance is all. The fortunes of the Fielding family continue through the storms of world events marking the outrageous years of the Twentieth Century.

"Walcot" reveals Aldiss at his formidable and all-embracing best.

Brian Aldiss has described this novel as his magnum opus. Aldiss says: “The most beautiful – and heavy – book I’ve ever had published. The history of the 20th century told through the experiences of one family.“

Colin Greenland had this to say in The Guardian: “Walcot, then, comes out as a sort of pageant, a chronicle of modern times with commentary from Aristotle – Steve is a lifelong devotee – and alternately jaundiced and cheerful reflections from Aldiss himself.“

Keep up to date with our exhibitions,
music events, news and special offers
Goldmark Gallery
14 Orange Street, Uppingham
Rutland, LE15 9SQ, UK

+44 (0) 1572 821424
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mon-Sat: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

The gallery is open again to visitors. We continue to make regular weekly broadcasts on goldmark.tv where you can catch up on the latest news from the gallery. You can buy from us online or contact us by email or telephone. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

© 2012-2020 Goldmark Gallery. All Rights Reserved.