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Read online The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 1 (Science Fiction Hall of Fame, #1).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 1 (Science Fiction Hall of Fame, #1) If you own only one anthology of classic science fiction it should be i The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume One i Selected by a vote of the membership of the Science Fiction Writers of America SFWA these reprints represent the best most important and most influential stories and authors in the field The contributors are a Who s Who of classic SF with every Golden Age giant included Isaac Asimov Ray Bradbury Arthur C Clarke John W Campbell Robert A Heinlein Fritz Leiber Cordwainer Smith Theodore Sturgeon and Roger Zelazny Other contributors are less well known outside the core SF readership Three of the contributors are famous for one story but what stories Tom Godwin s pivotal hard SF tale The Cold Equations Jerome Bixby s It s a i Good i Life made only more infamous by the chilling i Twilight Zone i adaptation and Daniel Keyes s Flowers for Algernon brought to mainstream fame by the movie adaptation i Charly i p The collection has some minor but frustrating flaws There are no contributor biographies which is bad enough when the author is a giant but it s especially sad for contributors who have become unjustly obscure Each story s original publication date is in small print at the bottom of the first page And neither this fine print nor the copyright page identifies the magazines in which the stories first appeared p p Prefaced by editor Robert Silverberg s introduction which describes SFWA and details the selection process i The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume One i is a wonderful book for the budding SF fan Experienced SF readers should compare the table of contents to their library before making a purchase decision Fans who contemplate giving this book to non SF readers should bear in mind that while several of the collected stories can measure up to classic mainstream literary stories the less literarily acceptable stories are weighted toward the front of the collection adult mainstream literature fans may not get very far into i The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume One i i Cynthia Ward i p p .

Introduction Robert Silverberg in A Martian Odyssey Tweel Stanley G Weinbaum nv Wonder Stories Jul Twilight as by Don A Stuart Dying Earth John W Campbell Jr ss Astounding Nov Helen O Loy Lester del Rey ss Astounding Dec The Roads Must Roll Robert A Heinlein nv Astounding Jun Microcosmic God Theodore Sturgeon nv Astounding Apr Nightfall Isaac Asimov nv Astounding Sep The Weapon Shop Isher A E van Vogt nv Astounding Dec Mimsy Were the Borogoves Lewis Padgett nv Astounding Feb Huddling Place City Websters Clifford D Simak ss Astounding Jul Arena Fredric Brown nv Astounding Jun First Contact Murray Leinster nv Astounding May That Only a Mother Judith Merril ss Astounding Jun Scanners Live in Vain Cordwainer Smith nv Fantasy Book Mars Is Heaven Ray Bradbury ss Planet Stories Fll The Little Black Bag C M Kornbluth nv Astounding Jul Born of Man and Woman Richard Matheson vi F amp SF Sum Coming Attraction Fritz Leiber ss Galaxy Nov The Quest for Saint Aquin Anthony Boucher ss New Tales of Space and Time ed Raymond J Healy Holt F amp SF Jan Surface Tension Lavon James Blish nv Galaxy Aug The Nine Billion Names of God Arthur C Clarke ss Star Science Fiction Stories ed Frederik Pohl Ballantine It s a Good Life Jerome Bixby ss Star Science Fiction Stories ed Frederik Pohl Ballantine The Cold Equations Tom Godwin nv Astounding Aug Fondly Fahrenheit Alfred Bester nv F amp SF Aug The Country of the Kind Damon Knight ss F amp SF Feb Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes nv F amp SF Apr A Rose for Ecclesiastes Roger Zelazny nv F amp SF Nov p by Robert Silverberg, Isaac Asimov, Lester del Rey, Tom Godwin, Robert A. Heinlein, Daniel Keyes, Damon Knight, C.M. Kornbluth, Fritz Leiber, Murray Leinster, Richard Matheson, Judith Merril, Jerome Bixby, Lewis Padgett, Clifford D. Simak, Cordwainer Smith, Theodore Sturgeon, A.E. van Vogt, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Roger Zelazny, James Blish, Anthony Boucher, Ray Bradbury, Alfred Bester, John W. Campbell Jr., Arthur C. Clarke, Fredric Brown

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The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 1 (Science Fiction Hall of Fame, #1)
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Category:Science fiction, Short stories, Fiction, Anthologies
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