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Titre : Tales from Super-Science Fiction (MINT ...
Éditeur : U.S.A.: Haffner Press
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : New
Etat de la jaquette : New
Edition : 1st Edition
2012. Hardcover. First ed. First Printing. BEAUTIFUL MINT COPY SEALED IN PUBLISHER'S SHRINKWRWAP. Robert Silverberg has assembled a collection of 14 stories from Super-Science Fiction. S-SF was launched during the sf boom of the mid-1950s. Paying a princely rate of 2 cents a word the magazine attracted fiction by Isaac Asimov, Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison. James Gunn, Jack Vance, and Donald Westlake, and featured cover art by Frank Kelly Freas and Ed Emshwiller. Running for 18 bi-monthly issues (Dec ‘55 to Oct ‘59), the magazine eventually devolved into a publication capitalizing on the then-current craze of “monster” stories. Editor Silverberg traces the genesis of Super-Science Fiction from it’s beginnings as an outlet for numerous colonization/expedition stories to its conclusion with such stories as “Creatures of the Green Slime,” “Beasts of Nightmare Horror” and “Vampires from Outer Space.” Mint in Mint full color Dust Jacket sealed in publisher's original shrinkwrap. N° de réf. du libraire 7677
Synopsis : Table of Contents Introduction by Robert Silverberg "Catch 'em All Alive" by Robert Silverberg "Who Am I?" by Henry Slesar "Every Day is Christmas" by James E. Gunn "I'll Take Over" by A.Bertram Chandler "Song of the Axe" by Don Berry "Broomstick Ride" by Robert Bloch "Worlds of Origin" by Jack Vance "The Tool of Creation" by J.F. Bone "I Want to Go Home" by Robert Moore Williams "Hostile Life-Form" by Daniel L. Galouye "The Gift of Numbers" by Alan E. Nourse "First Man in a Satellite" by Charles W. Runyon "A Place Beyond the Stars" by Tom Godwin "The Loathsome Beasts" by Dan Malcolm (aka Silverberg)
A propos de l'auteur: Robert Silverberg has won five Nebula Awards, four Hugo Awards, and the prestigious Prix Apollo. He is the author of more than one hundred science fiction and fantasy novels -- including the best-selling Lord Valentine trilogy and the classics Dying Inside and A Time of Changes -- and more than sixty nonfiction works. Among the sixty-plus anthologies he has edited are Legends and Far Horizons, which contain original short stories set in the most popular universe of Robert Jordan, Stephen King, Ursula K. Le Guin, Gregory Benford, Greg Bear, Orson Scott Card, and virtually every other bestselling fantasy and SF writer today. Mr. Silverberg's Majipoor Cycle, set on perhaps the grandest and greatest world ever imagined, is considered one of the jewels in the crown of speculative fiction.
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