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Mindworm, the (1950) [Short Story]
by Cyril M. Kornbluth Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Affected by radiation, an unwanted boy feeds by reading the thoughts of others.

Originally published in Worlds Beyond, December 1950.
Reprinted in:

  • Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories: 12 (1950), ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, 1984
  • Great Tales of Horror and the Supernatural, 1985
  • Vampires, ed. Alan Ryan, SFBC, 1987
  • Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction, Sixth Series, ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, Crown/Bonanza, 1988
  • Great Vampires & Other Horrors, ed. Anon., London: Chancellor Press, 1992
  • Weird Vampire Tales, ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg, Gramercy, 1992
  • A Century of Science Fiction 1950-1959, ed. Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg, MJF Books, 1996
  • His Share of Glory, NESFA Press, 1997

Original title: The Mindworm
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorVampires
FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionPsionic Powers

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Best Science-Fiction Stories: 1951, the (1951) [Anthology]
      Authors: Alfred Bester , Ray Bradbury , Poul Anderson , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Fritz Leiber , Frank Belknap Long , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Richard Matheson , Gordon R. Dickson , Fredric Brown , Reginald Bretnor , Frank M. Robinson , Katherine MacLean , William F. Temple , Charles Leonard Harness , Bill Brown , Roger Flint Young
     Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories (1965) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Roald Dahl , August Derleth , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Evan Hunter , John Jakes , Edmond Hamilton , Frank Gruber
     Great Tales of Horror and the Supernatural (1981) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Stephen King , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , H. G. Wells , Winston Churchill , Truman Capote , Thomas M. Disch , Barry N. Malzberg , Ramsey Campbell , William F. Nolan , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Henry Slesar , Joyce Carol Oates , Bill Pronzini , Karl Edward Wagner , Theodore Dreiser , Jack Dann , John Lutz , Evan Hunter , Edward D. Hoch , Arthur Porges , Fredric Brown , Ray Russell , Theodore R. Cogswell , Cornell Woolrich , Robert Phillips , Adobe James , Elizabeth Morton
     Penguin Book of Vampire Stories, the (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Bram Stoker , George Gordon Byron , Tanith Lee , Algernon Blackwood , Ramsey Campbell , August Derleth , Charles Beaumont , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Clark Ashton Smith , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Steve Rasnic Tem , Manly Wade Wellman , Chelsea Quinn Yarbro , F. Marion Crawford , Alan Ryan , Mary Elizabeth Braddon , Mary E. Wilkins Freeman , Carl Jacobi , Robert Aickman , Suzy McKee Charnas , R. Chetwynd-Hayes , E. F. Benson , Unknown Author , James Malcolm Rymer , John Polidori , P. Schuyler Miller

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