The Malacia tapestry by Brian W. Aldiss

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .

Written in English

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StatementBrian W. Aldiss.
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.A363 Mal, PR6051.L3 Mal
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p. :
Number of Pages313
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Open LibraryOL4949043M
ISBN 10022401269X
LC Control Number76377074

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THE MALACIA TAPESTRY. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Well, it is set in an imaginary city by the name of Malacia, which may remind you of Goldoni's Venice or Villon's Paris. The hero is a blithe young scamp of an actor, and the plot is a robust sequence of wenchings and roisterings from tavern to stable to palace.

The Malacia Tapestry is a novel about Perian de Chirolo, a poor young man who is both a rogue and rarely-working actor, in the imaginary city of Malacia, which resembles Renaissance Venice.

De Chirolo lives in a humble attic, cadges meals and drinks in taverns, seeks love affairs with many women, and mingles with artists, astrologers, magicians, and nobility in the bustling port town.

Aug 11,  · In the meantime, here's my take on this book: Brian Aldiss' The Malacia Tapestry is a baroque entertainment, a ribald picaresque. It's an admirable feat of world building, creating a city - Malacia - that exists in a bizarre yet familiar era that closely parallels 17th Century Italy.

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But it is the magical and timeless city of Malacia, so affectionately detailed and so wonderfully imagined, where Aldiss' writing shines. It is beautifully written. The Malacia Tapestry can be read as social commentary, but it stands as minor masterpiece solely on the strength of the prose/5(3).

The Malacia Tapestry Publisher’s Blurb Jostling through the light and shadow of Malacia’s streets goes a crowd of people; dukes, wealthy merchants, bankrupt families, actresses, priests, courtesans, spongers, soldiers, and down-at-heel showmen.

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The constant in Malacia is that there is never any change. Many people see it as a curse, but the rich and powerful, for obvious reasons, strive to keep it that way. I was expecting a lot from this book/5. Feb 06,  · Which is what ‘The Malacia Tapestry’ is, from start to finish. Aldiss’s only fantasy novel, set in the time of Byzantium, Malacia is a city trapped in amber, deliberately so by its Supreme Council who never wish it to change and oppose Progressives, those who try to /5(8).

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In a grand medieval city where all change has been outlawed, a roguish young actor tempts fate and dinosaurs, all in the Brand: Open Road Media. The Malacia Tapestry (, Jonathan Cape), (, Harper & Row), (, Panther), (, Ace), (, Berkley) A picaresque novel with fantasy elements, set in a city not unlike Venice.

However, it is a Venice without Christianity or monotheism, existing within an alternate version of Genre: Science fiction. A picaresque novel which attempts to capture something of the mysterious world of G.

Tiepolo’s etchings. The down-at-heel actor, de Chirolo, sees everything in the embalmed city state of Malacia as art or artifice, until reality catches up with him.

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