Transfinite: The Essential A. E. Van Vogt

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NESFA Press, 2003 - Fiction - 571 pages
5 Reviews
" ... contains the most popular and important stories from van Vogt's wide and varied career."--Jacket.

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Review: Transfinite: The Essential AE Van Vogt

User Review  - TrumanCoyote - Goodreads

Lurid teeth-clenched prose...and the ideas! Jeez, they seem huge (even now). "The Search" (excellent)--also part of Quest For the Future (like "Film Library" and "Far Centaurus"--maybe the first sci ... Read full review

Review: Transfinite: The Essential AE Van Vogt

User Review  - Tim Hicks - Goodreads

This is one of the foundations of modern SF, and worth reading for that alone. Some of the stories feel dated because of the style of writing, but some remain remarkably fresh. They're all intelligent ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

A. E. Van Vogt, one of the most influential figures from the golden age of science fiction, was born on April 26, 1912 in Manitoba, Canada. During the Depression, he worked as a farm hand, truck driver, and statistical clerk. During World War II, Van Vogt worked briefly for the Department of National Defense. In the 1950s, Van Vogt became involved with L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics program. Van Vogt wrote numerous science fiction short stories and novels. His notable novels include Slan, The Weapons Makers and The House That Stood Still.

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