Friday, September 27, 2013

Notes On Some Science Fiction And Fantasy Books

By Corben Westmont

How best do you think your kids can learn? Do you think some subjects should be reserved until they are adults? The truth is that kids do better when they have a solid foundation. Science fiction and fantasy books are made to help your children do well in school and in their social life.

If you want a book that portrays humor and depression, then you may be advised to search for Mike Resnick's book known as "the Incarceration of Captain Nebula and Other Lost Features". There are 13 stories in it and each one can captivate your attention. You will find interesting characters such as the great Captain Nebula.

Douglas Adams's work on "The Hitchhiker's guide to the Galaxy" is another representation of science fiction humor. He does this by making use of characters such as Marvin the Paranoid Android and Ford Prefect. In summary, it talks about a troubled earth and the escape from it.

The book with the title "Stranger in a Strange Land" is not new in the list of the most widely read science fiction and fantasy materials. It is written by Robert A. Heinlein and its main character is Valentine Michael Smith. Valentine Michael Smith had been away from earth for several years. He grew up in Mars and returned back in his early adult life. Find out what happened to him and how he affected his new environment.

"Speaker for The Dead" is another interesting work to read. The author of this one is known as Orson Scott Card. By reading this, you will come across Ender Wiggin's battle with the buggers, how it went, its cause, his travel around the stars, the piggies and the ramen.

Douglas Adams' prowess in literature can also be found in "Life, the Universe and Everything". It is about the planet Krikkit, its pleasant inhabitants and their plan to annihilate life throughout the Universe. Arthur Dent, Slartibartfast, Marvin and Ford Prefect are some of its characters.

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