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Ace Books, 1952 - Science fiction - 255 pages
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In the far future, the cities of the world are deserted and automation has invaded every aspect of life. The robots make spaceships, the ants create huge buildings on the remains of old towns and the dogs take over the earth. The canines discuss how they owe their ascendance to an extinct and perhaps mythical species of benevolent, if misguided, humans. A bleak, melancholy portrayal of humanity's prospects for survival, "City" is unusual not only for its dystopian vision but also for its often pastoral storytelling. -- D. Cloyce Smith, et al. at

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A handful of sf heavy hitters. Simak's City won the 1953 International Fantasy Award for best novel, while Way Station earned the 1963 Hugo for best novel. Pangborn, who also snagged an ... Read full review

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'driven by the memory of the people who were like me before i became the thing i am, before i knew the aliveness and the fitness and the pleasure that is possible if one is not a human being.' Read full review


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