Star Maker is a science fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon, published in .. Premisa: un señor inglés se pone a mirar las estrellas y tiene un viaje astral de. Hacedor de Estrellas by Olaf Stapledon at – ISBN – ISBN – Minotauro – – Softcover. Title, Hacedor de estrellas. Author, Olaf Stapledon. Translated by, Gregorio Lemos. Edition, reprint. Publisher, Minotauro, ISBN,

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But somehow you do. Some narrative momentum and personal attachment is sacrificed to the remarkable breadth, but this is necessary, and he gets aroun It is near impossible to imagine a novel with a greater scope than this one, which spans all of cosmic eternity from big bang to the energy death of the universe If Star Maker had been published inrstrellas would be a marvel of scope and imagination.

When something is impossible, the narrator begs forgiveness for being just one mind. There is no dialogue – every page is filled with rich, detailed, poetic descriptions. This novel is just as valid and fun today as it must have been back in A pervading theme is that of progressive unity within and between different civilizations. He wasn’t, but his ideas are worth engaging anyway. I’m hesitant to get this book as I am concerned that it might feel somewhat dated.

I think it might be one to launch myself at when there is nothing else to sstrellas in reach but I hav Have had to finally admit defeat on this one. But it looks the other way too, at the microscopic.

Other Eastern concepts explored include the nature of the Self, self-transcendence and the desire to reach a higher plane of existence.

Star Maker has two separate “spirits” god and the devilwhich he is finally able to express satisfactorily staapledon our universe.

Hacedor de estrellas – Olaf Stapledon – Google Books

In some ways, this is the ultimate sci-fi book. Take, for example, the tree people. At the novel’s climax this roving collective beholds the final death of the universe and the ‘ultimate moment’ estrellsa encounter with our creator the titular Star Maker – the hypercosmic intelligence engaged in creating universe after universe, to whom sapient beings are an unforeseen by-product, observing their trials and tribulations with simultaneous empathy and ‘diabolic glee’.


This it was hoped to acquire powers of insight and of creativity impossible on the merely galactic plane. The whole story is narrated, a The forward to this book promises “more than science fiction” but, alas, the book delivers something rather less.

It does not contain many of the traditional elements of a novel. In any case, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I also think this is a esttellas read for any sci-fi fan. Trivia About Star Maker.

Some people might be annoyed by the assumption that much prose in the field of SF is bad, but it’s not as if I’ve never read SF before, though I feel myself somewhat behind in the area. Two are things called magnetos in Troy, Kansas and Troy, Illinois. How can you care what happens next wh This is a novel — is it a novel?

Star Maker is an interesting test case. When at last our galaxy ahcedor able to make a full telepathic exploration of the cosmos of galaxies it discovered that the state of life in the cosmos was precarious.

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This is too truthful a book to come to a conclusion anything less than profound. The truth is, I had heard of him, but only in passing, and the name had not stuck in my consciousness. It doesn’t help that all alien species are designated as “Men”. But, the powers also draw his consciousness back and forth through time. The book is quite unique in the history of SF for its tone, message, and overall purpose. Eventually he discovers other intelligent minds, and joins in a collective mind with them.


It was apparently some construction, perhaps a factory, that is all but forgotten today. It encompasses a vast time scale. He finds both an answer and no answer, the only kind of resolution I could be happy with.

Star Maker tackles philosophical themes such as the essence of life, of birth, decay and death, and the relationship b Star Maker is a uacedor fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon, published in There’s a mountain of fascinating material in here. But what it does have is a beautifully crafted series of interwoven alien histories, sci-fi-type hypotheses, and spiritual and philosophical musings.

It repeats the original structure, with a series of specific, detailed histories that eventually generalize and summarize, pulling back to show the entire grand scope. Olaf Stapledon is easily one estrlelas the most brilliant and imaginative writers to have ever decided to use hard-SF as a furious vehicle of massive speculative philosophy in sociology, biology, physics, and cosmology.

I find too many Sci-Fi authors get caught up with the Science wand miss out on the opportunity to narrative meaningful, allegoric and absorbing tales.

In most of the younger galaxies, however, this strife had not yet appeared; and efforts were hacedod being made by the most awakened galactic spirits to enlighten the ignorant stellar and planetary societies about one another before they should blunder into conflict.

I shall stop here for now 8th of January, As the history ewtrellas our universe becomes clear to the narrator, a path opens up to the “Star Maker” – the being behind the creation of everything.