Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Ture Story: The First Science Fiction Novel

In the 2nd Century, a Syrian-Greek named Lucian wrote what is now considered the first science fiction novel.  The book, titled humorously A True Story, deals with travels through outer space and visits to alien worlds..  Lucian parodied the works of his contemporary authors and politicians, in an imaginative satire.

Read a little bit.  It's really quite good:


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