Science Fiction

Halting State by Charles Stross

The novel “Halting State” by Charles Stross has been published for the first time in 2007. It was a finalist for the Hugo and Locus awards in 2008 as the best novel of the year.

Elisabeth Sladen in The Hand of Fear, her final classic Doctor Who story

English actress Elisabeth Sladen, famous as Sarah Jane Smith in “Doctor Who”, died yesterday. Lately she played her character in the spin-off “The Sarah Jane Adventures”.

Who? by Algis Budrys (Italian edition)

The novel “Who?” by Algis Budrys was published for the first time in 1958. It’s set during a Cold War which evolved differently from what really happened since the ’60s. It’s Algis Budrys most famous novel as it was made into a film with the same title.

Peter Davison in Castrovalva, his debut adventure in Doctor Who

Peter R. Moffett – this is his real name – was born on April 13, 1951 in Streatham, a district of London, England. He’s famous particularly for playing the Fifth Doctor in the famous TV show “Doctor Who”.

Michael Chiklis as Jim Powell

“No Ordinary Family” has as its protagonists a family which goes on a trip to Brazil where they have an accident where the plane they’re traveling in plunges into the Amazon. They save themselves but they discover that they have developed extraordinary powers. The family members have to learn to live with these powers which start heavily influencing their lives, also forcing them to find a new balance within the family.