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Red star tales : a century of Russian and Soviet science fiction

Author: Yvonne Howell; Anne O Fisher
Publisher: Montpelier, VT : Russian Life Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"For over a century, most of the science fiction produced by the world's largest country has been beyond the reach of Western readers. This new collection aims to change that, bringing a large body of influential works into the English orbit."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yvonne Howell; Anne O Fisher
ISBN: 9781880100387 188010038X
OCLC Number: 931708608
Notes: Translated from the Russian.
Description: 463 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction / Yvonne Howell --
Authors & translators --
Red star rising. Karazin : meteorologist or meteorurge? / Nikolai F. Fyodorov ; On the moon / Konstantin Tsiolkovsky ; Rebellion of the machines / Valery Bryusov ; One evening in 2217 / Nikolai Fyodorov ; Mutiny of the machines / Valery Bryusov --
Red star in retrograde. Professor Dowell's head / Alexander Belyaev ; The lunar bomb / Andrei Platonov ; Rays of life / Yuri Dolgushin ; The Nur-i-Desht Observatory / Ivan Yefremov ; Explosion / Alexander Kazantsev --
Red star reforming. The spontaneous reflex / Arkady and Boris Strugatsky ; Soda-sun / Mikhail Ancharov ; The exam / Sergei Drugal ; Mixed up / Vladimir Savchenko ; Jubilee-200 / Kir Bulychev ; Those burdened by evil / Arkady and Boris Strugatsky ; Doorinda / Daliya Truskinovskaya ; My dad's an antibiotic / Sergei Lukyanenko.
Responsibility: Yvonne Howell, editor ; Anne O. Fisher, translation editor.

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"For over a century, most of the science fiction produced by the world's largest country has been beyond the reach of Western readers. This new collection aims to change that, bringing a large body of influential works into the English orbit."--Page 4 of cover.

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