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13 Great Stories of Science Fiction

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Language  English
Media type  Print (paperback)
Originally published  1960
Publisher  Gold Medal Books
Country  United States of America
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Publication date  1960
Pages  192 pp.
Genre  Science Fiction
Cover artist  Richard M. Powers
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Authors  Arthur C. Clarke, Poul Anderson, G. C. Edmondson, John Wyndham, Algis Budrys, Wyman Guin
Similar  Works by Algis Budrys, Arthur C Clarke books, Science Fiction books

13 Great Stories of Science Fiction is an anthology of science fiction short stories edited by Groff Conklin. It was first published in paperback by Fawcett Gold Medal in May 1960 and reprinted by Fawcett Gold Medal in September 1962, 1964, December 1969, and July 1979. The first hardcover edition was published by White Lion in 1972. The first British edition was issued by Coronet in 1967 and reprinted in 1972 and 1973.

The book collects thirteen novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors, together with an introduction by the editor. The stories were previously published from 1946-1957 in various science fiction and other magazines.

Contents

  • "Introduction" (Groff Conklin)
  • "The War Is Over" (Algis Budrys)
  • "The Light" (Poul Anderson)
  • "Compassion Circuit" (John Wyndham)
  • "Volpla" (Wyman Guin)
  • "Silence, Please!" (Arthur C. Clarke)
  • "Allegory" (William T. Powers)
  • "Soap Opera" (Alan Nelson)
  • "Shipping Clerk" (William Morrison)
  • "Technological Retreat" (G. C. Edmondson)
  • "The Analogues" (Damon Knight)
  • "The Available Data on the Worp Reaction" (Lion Miller)
  • "The Skills of Xanadu" (Theodore Sturgeon)
  • "The Machine" (Richard Gehman)
  • References

    13 Great Stories of Science Fiction Wikipedia


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