This quantity is the definitive selection of the simplest technology fiction novellas among 1929 to 1964 and comprises 11 nice classics. there isn't any larger anthology that captures the delivery of technology fiction as a literary field.
Published in 1973 to honor tales that had come sooner than the establishment of the Nebula Awards, The technology Fiction corridor of Fame brought tens of millions of younger readers to the wonders of technological know-how fiction and was once a favourite of libraries around the country.
This quantity includes novellas through: Ray Bradbury, James Blish, Algis Budrys, Theodore Cogswell, E. M. Forster, Frederik Pohl, James H. Schmitz, T. L. Sherred, Wilmar H. Shiras, Clifford D. Simak, and Jack Vance.
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