A Century of Science Fiction, 1950-1959: The Greatest Stories of the Decade

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MJF Books, Jan 1, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 341 pages
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Review: A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959: The Greatest Stories of the Decade

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Hard core SF fans who've been around a while are likely familiar with many of these stories. The overall quality for an anthology is very high. It is worth reading even if one knows half the stories, although in that case one might skip a few of the best known ones. Read full review

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Hard core SF fans who've been around a while are likely familiar with many of these stories. The overall quality for an anthology is very high. It is worth reading even if one knows half the stories, although in that case one might skip a few of the best known ones. Read full review

Contents

The FatherThing
166
Dreaming Is a Private Thing
180
The Game of Rat and Dragon
198
Copyright

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Philip Wylie (1902-71) is the author of "Gladiator" and the coauthor of "When Worlds Collide," both available in Bison Books editions. Acclaimed science-fiction writer Robert Silverberg is the recipient of many awards, including the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and the Grand Master designation from the Science Fiction Writers of America, the highest science-fiction honor available. He is the author of "Lord Valentine's Castle,

Martin H. Greenberg was born in 1942. He received a doctorate in Political Science in 1969 and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin until 1995. Over the course of his long and prolific career, Greenberg has published around 1000 anthologies and has worked with numerous best-selling authors including Isaac Asimov, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Anne McCaffrey, Sue Grafton, Scott Turow and Dean Koontz. He has won numerous awards including the Horror Guild Award in 1994, the Deathrealm Award in 1996, the Bram Stoker Award in 1998, and the Prometheus Special Award in 2005. He also received The Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing and the Milford Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction editing.

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