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A Martian Odyssey and Others

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Cover artist  A. J. Donnell
Publication date  1949
Pages  289 pp
Author  Stanley G. Weinbaum
Country  United States of America
Language  English
Media type  Print (Hardback)
Originally published  1949
Publisher  Fantasy Press
OCLC  2320042
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Genres  Short story, Science Fiction, Speculative fiction
Similar  The Red Peri, Redemption Cairn, Valley of Dreams, The Lotus Eaters, The Best of Stanley G Weinbaum

A Martian Odyssey and Others is a collection of science fiction short stories by author Stanley G. Weinbaum. It was first published in 1949 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,158 copies. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Wonder Stories, Astounding and Thrilling Wonder Stories.

Contents

Contents

  • "A Martian Odyssey"
  • "Valley of Dreams"
  • "The Adaptive Ultimate"
  • "The Mad Moon"
  • "The Worlds of If"
  • "The Ideal"
  • "The Point of View"
  • "Pygmalion's Spectacles"
  • "Parasite Planet"
  • "The Lotus Eaters"
  • "The Planet of Doubt"
  • "The Circle of Zero"
  • Reception

    Time magazine, using the collection as a springboard for a broader discussion of the sf genre, concluded that "The reader who reads science fiction dispassionately is likely to be struck by how closely the human imagination is tied to reality, even when it deliberately sets out to violate it. Stanley Weinbaum's loonies and slinkers have been seen before. The shapes may be different, but his dream-beasts come startlingly close to what the human race has been running across, for a good many years, in its childish nightmares."

    References

    A Martian Odyssey and Others Wikipedia


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