Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences: Readers’ Comments


In a March 2014 article, the UK Guardian newspaper asked whether genre fiction sentences can equal those found in literary writers such as Joyce or Beckett. I put that challenge to the science fiction and fantasy fan community in my posts Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences and More Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences. I… Continue reading Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences: Readers’ Comments

More Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences


In my previous post on this topic, I referred to an article published in the Guardian (UK) newspaper earlier this year. The Guardian article asked whether genre fiction contained sentences as good as those in “literary” fiction. My post was an acceptance of the challenge and an invitation to the science fiction and fantasy community to… Continue reading More Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences


Earlier this year, Claire Armitstead in the Guardian newspaper posed the question whether genre fiction sentences can equal those found in literary writers such as Joyce or Beckett. Science fiction writers like Gibson, Banks and M. John Harrison were mentioned as possible genre sources for great sentences. I have thought quite a lot about this since… Continue reading Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Sentences