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The world treasury of science fiction

Author: David G Hartwell; Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1989.
Series: World treasury.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes Vonnegut, Kurt Jr., "Harrison Bergeron"/Campbell, John W. Jr., "Forgetfulness"/Berryman, John, "Special Flight"/Ballard, J.G., "Chronopolis"/Tensei, Kono, "Triceratops"/Sturgeon, Theodore, "The Man Who Lost the Sea"/Armer, Karl Michael, "On the Inside Track"/Davidson, Avram, "The Golem"/Rebetez-Cortes, Rene, "The New Prehistory"/Clarke, Arthur C., "A Meeting with Medusa"/Klein, Gerard, "The Valley of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Hartwell; Clifton Fadiman
ISBN: 0316349410 9780316349413
OCLC Number: 18955888
Description: xix, 1083 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Harrison Bergeron / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. --
Forgetfulness / John W. Campbell, Jr. --
Special flight / John Berryman --
Chronopolis / J.G. Ballard --
Triceratops / Kono Tensei --
The man who lost the sea / Theodore Sturgeon --
On the inside track / Karl Michael Armer --
The Golem / Avram Davidson --
The new prehistory / René Rebetez-Cortes --
A meeting with Medusa / Arthur C. Clarke --
The valley of echoes / Gérard Klein --
The fifth head of Cerberus / Gene Wolfe --
The chaste planet / John Updike --
The blind pilot / Nathalie-Charles Henneberg --
The men who murdered Mohammed / Alfred Bester --
Pairpuppets / Manuel van Loggem --
Two dooms / C.M. Kornbluth --
Tale of the computer that fought a dragon / Stanislaw Lem --
The green hills of Earth / Robert A. Heinlein --
Ghost V / Robert Sheckley --
The phantom of Kansas / John Varley --
Captain Nemo's last adventure / Josef Nesvadba --
Inconstant moon / Larry Niven --
The gold at the starbow's end / Frederik Pohl --
A sign in space / Italo Calvino --
The spiral / Italo Calvino. The dead past / Isaac Asimov --
The lens / Annemarie van Ewyck --
The hurkle is a happy beast / Theodore Sturgeon --
Zero hour / Ray Bradbury --
Nine lives / Ursula K. Le Guin --
The muse / Anthony Burgess --
The public hating / Steve Allen --
Poor superman / Fritz Leiber --
Angouleme / Thomas M. Disch --
Stranger station / Damon Knight --
The dead fish / Boris Vian --
I was the first to find you / Kirill Bulychev --
The lineman / Walter M. Miller, Jr. --
Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius / Jorge Luis Borges --
Codemus / Tor Åge Bringsvaerd --
A kind of artistry / Brian Aldiss --
Second variety / Philip K. Dick --
Weihnachtsabend / Keith Roberts --
I do not love thee, Doctor Fell / Robert Bloch --
Aye, and Gomorrah--
/ Samuel R. Delany --
How Erg the Self-inducting slew a paleface / Stanislaw Lem --
Nobody's home / Joanna Russ --
Party line / Gérard Klein --
The proud robot / Lewis Padgett --
Vintage season / Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore --
Way to Amalteia / Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.
Series Title: World treasury.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Hartwell ; with a foreword by Clifton Fadiman, general editor.

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Includes Vonnegut, Kurt Jr., "Harrison Bergeron"/Campbell, John W. Jr., "Forgetfulness"/Berryman, John, "Special Flight"/Ballard, J.G., "Chronopolis"/Tensei, Kono, "Triceratops"/Sturgeon, Theodore, "The Man Who Lost the Sea"/Armer, Karl Michael, "On the Inside Track"/Davidson, Avram, "The Golem"/Rebetez-Cortes, Rene, "The New Prehistory"/Clarke, Arthur C., "A Meeting with Medusa"/Klein, Gerard, "The Valley of Echoes"/Wolfe, Gene, "The Fifth Head of Cerberus"/Updike, John, "The Chaste Planet"/Henneberg, Nathalie-Charles, "The Blind Pilot"/Bester, Alfred, "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed"/Pairpuppets, "Manuel van Loggem"/Kornbluth, C. M., "Two Dooms"/Lem, Stanislaw, "Tale of the Computer that Fought a Dragon"/Heinlein, Robert A., "The Green Hills of Earth"/Sheckley, Robert, "Ghost V"/Varley, John, "The Phantom of Kansas"/Nesvadba, Josef, "Captain Nemo's Last Adventure"/Niven, Larry, "Inconstant Moon"/Pohl, Frederik, "The Gold at the Starbow's End"/Calvino, Italo, "A Sign in Space" "The Spiral"/Asimov Isaac, "The Dead Past"/van Ewyck, Annemarie, "The Lens"/Sturgeon, Theodore, "The Hurkle Is a Happy Beast"/Bradbury, Ray, "Zero Hour"/Le Guin, Ursula K., "Nine Lives"/Burgess, Anthony, "The Muse"/Allen, Steve, "The Public Hating"/Leiber, Fritz, "Poor Superman"/Disch, Thomas M., "Angouleme"/Knight, Damon, "Stranger Station" and more.

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