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Author: Fritz Leiber
Publisher: New York : Night Shade Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fritz Leiber's work bridges the gap between the pulp era of H.P. Lovecraft and the paperback era of P.K. Dick, and arguably is as influential as both these authors. From a historical context, Leiber, in fact, knew both of the authors, and his work can be seen as a bridge connecting the many different flavors of genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Editor award-winning editors Jonathan Strahan and Charles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leiber, Fritz.
Selected Stories.
New York : Night Shade Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Leiber
ISBN: 9781597802642 1597802646
OCLC Number: 784884618
Description: 1 online resource (619 pages)
Contents: Introduction; smoke ghost; the girl with the hungry eyes; coming attraction; a pail of air; a deskful of girls; space-time for springers; ill met in lankhmar; four ghosts in hamlet; gonna roll the bones; the inner circles; america the beautiful; bazaar of the bizarre; midnight by the morphy watch; belsen express; catch that zeppelin!; horrible imaginings; the curse of the smalls and the stars.

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Fritz Leiber's work bridges the gap between the pulp era of H.P. Lovecraft and the paperback era of P.K. Dick, and arguably is as influential as both these authors. From a historical context, Leiber, in fact, knew both of the authors, and his work can be seen as a bridge connecting the many different flavors of genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Editor award-winning editors Jonathan Strahan and Charles Brown, this new collection of the grand master's fiction covers all facets of his work, and features an Other Neil Gaiman and an Afterword by Michael Chabon.

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