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Book Information: Hyperpilosity

Hyperpilosity (1938) [Short Story]
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Summary :

The nature of viruses are understood a little more each passing day. But they remain mysterious, and often a new one will appear with the ability to shock and horrify with some novel method of inflicting death or mutilation. In the case of hyperpilosity, a highly contagious flu virus has a physically harmless, yet psychologically devastating side effect. In fact, it reverses a trait brought about by a primordial virus in the distant past. And it itches...

Original title: Hyperpilosity
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Omnibus of Science Fiction, the (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , H. P. Lovecraft , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Jack London , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , John D. MacDonald , Lewis Padgett , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Raymond F. Jones , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , A.J. Deutsch , Anthony Boucher , William Tenn , Paul Ernst , David H. Keller , Katherine MacLean , John Leimert , B.F. Ruby , Will H. Gray , David Grinnell , Mark Clifton , Ross Rocklynne , Ann Griffith , R.R. Winterbotham , Ralph Williams , Chester S. Geier , W. Hilton-Young , André Maurois , Ralph Robin , H.B. Fyfe , Robert Abernathy , Peter Phillips

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