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More Brilliant than the Sun. Adventures in Sonic Fiction is a music history book by Kodwo Eshun first published in 1998 by Quartet Books.

It is a study of the black science fictions of artists such as Sun Ra and 4 Hero. Reliant on neologism and re-appropriated jargon the book is an exploration of “Sonic Fictions” - Eshun's term for the intersection of black music and science fiction; Eshun describes himself not as the book's author, but as its "concept-engineer".

Specific consideration is made of the following musicians:

ISBN 0-7043-8025-0



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