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Thursday, May 5, 2011
Prattle On, Boyo: Intellectual property jackass reviews Roger Zelazny’s 1963 novelette "A Rose for Ecclesiastes"
Tech activist & digital provocateur Peyton Farquhar recently posted an interesting review of one of the most respected works of Martian science fiction & fantasy: “A Rose for Ecclesiastes” by Roger Zelazny. Published in the November 1963 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Zelazny's novelette revolves around a poetic Earthman stationed on the Red Planet, who falls in love with a Martian woman after being invited into an ancient temple to study their sacred texts.
Equally interesting is this piece at the foot of Farquhar’s review: