By Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss
# S1529. a superb anthology of thought-provoking speculative fiction. CONTENTS: Credo (James Blish), advent (Harry Harrison), Hawksbill Station (Robert Silverberg), final building (C.C. Shackleton), 1937 A.D.! (John T.Sladek), Fifteen Miles (Ben Bova), Blackmail (Fred Hoyle), The Vine (Kit Reed), Interview with a Lemming (James Thurber), The smash of the send John B. (Frank M. Robinson), The Left-Hand manner (A. Bertram Chandler), The wooded area of Zil (Kris Neville), JFK/Downhill Motor Race (J.G. Ballard), Answering carrier (Fritz Leiber), The final Command (Keith Laumer), replicate of Ice (Gary Wright), beautiful Maggie Moneyeyes (Harlan Ellison); Afterword - Knights of the Paper Spaceship (Brian Aldiss). 256 pages.
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