Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss was the 100th official Sword and Laser Book Club selection.

Reading period: September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017

How/Why was this book chosen: It was chosen by Tom & Veronica to honour Brian Aldiss who died at the age of 92 in August 2017

Sword & Laser Goodreads Group Discussion of Helliconia Spring

Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss Edit

A planet orbiting binary suns, Helliconia has a Great Year spanning three millennia of Earth time: cultures are born in spring, flourish in summer, then die with the onset of the generations-long winter. Helliconia is emerging from its centuries-long winter. The tribes of the equatorial continent emerge from their hiding places and are again able to dispute possession of the planet with the ferocious phagors. In Oldorando, love, trade and coinage are being rediscovered

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