Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science Fiction by Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Fredric

By Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Fredric Brown, Damon Knight, Edmond Hamilton, Avram Davidson, H. L. Gold, Wilmar H. Shiras, Laura Goforth

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ISBN: 0308900804
EAN: 9780308900806
ASIN: 0308900804
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls
Publication Date: 1968
Number of Pages: 190
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Nine brilliant stories of guys stuck in impressive situations advised via Arthur Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Damon Knight, and different grasp storytellers...

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Author Name: (Born: 1937/02/19 / Died: 1987/04/07)

Author Description: Carr was once born in delivers move, Oregon. He attended the town university of San Francisco and the college of California, Berkeley from 1954 to 1959.

Carr stumbled on technology fiction fandom in 1949, the place he grew to become an enthusiastic writer of fanzines, which later helped open his manner into the economic publishing international. (He was once one of many enthusiasts chargeable for the hoax fan 'Carl Brandon' after whom the Carl Brandon Society takes its name.) regardless of an extended profession as a technological know-how fiction expert, he endured to take part as a fan till his dying. He used to be nominated 5 occasions for Hugos for most sensible Fanzine (1959–1961, 1967–1968), successful in 1959, was once nominated 3 times for most sensible Fan author (1971–1973), profitable in 1973, and was once Fan visitor of Honor at ConFederation in 1986.

Though he released a few fiction within the early Sixties, Carr focused on enhancing. He first labored at Ace Books, developing the Ace technological know-how Fiction Specials sequence which released, between different novels, The Left Hand of Darkness through Ursula ok. Le Guin and ceremony of Passage by means of Alexei Panshin.

After conflicts with Ace head Donald A. Wollheim, he labored as a freelancer. He edited an unique tale anthology sequence known as Universe, and a favored sequence of the simplest technology Fiction of the 12 months anthologies that ran from 1972 until eventually his demise in 1987. He additionally edited quite a few one-off anthologies over a similar time span. He used to be nominated for the Hugo for most sensible Editor 13 occasions (1973–1975, 1977–1979, 1981–1987), profitable two times (1985 and 1987). His win in 1985 used to be the 1st time a contract editor had won.

Carr taught on the Clarion Workshop at Michigan country college in 1978, the place his scholars integrated Richard Kadrey and Pat Murphy.

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Sam opened his mouth, and she waited for the retort, but it never came. He bowed deeply. “As you wish,” he said. They swapped particularly vulgar gestures before she stalked down the hallway. Dodging puddles of filth, vomit, and the gods knew what else, Celaena found it just a tad difficult to match Rolfe’s long stride. With rain clouds gathering overhead, many of the people in the street—raggedy pirates swaying where they stood, prostitutes stumbling past after a long night, barefoot orphans running amok—had begun migrating into the various ramshackle buildings.

I’d watch your back around Sam. ” Sam, the traitorous bastard, didn’t hide his smirk. The other pirate captains chuckled. Celaena stared hard at Rolfe. Her stomach twisted with hunger. She’d eat later—swipe something from the tavern kitchens. ” He waved a hand, beckoning her to go on. ” Rolfe gave her a lazy smile. “I don’t mind Rolfe,” Sam mused later into the pitch darkness of their room. Celaena, who’d taken first watch, glared toward where his bed lay against the far wall. “Of course you don’t,” she grumbled, relishing the free air on her face.

It might have just been the late hour, but Celaena could have sworn that her mentor was paler than usual. Her stomach twisted. “Gregori’s been caught,” Arobynn finally said. Well, that would explain one person missing from this meeting. “His mission was a trap. ” Celaena sighed through her nose. This was why she’d been awakened? She tapped a slippered foot on the marble floor. “Then kill him,” she said. She’d never liked Gregori, anyway. When she was ten, she’d fed his horse a bag of candy and he’d thrown a dagger at her head for it.

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