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Book Information: Impostor

Impostor (1953) [Short Story]
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No one thinks Spence Olham is really Olham, but he does... They think he's an imposter, a spy for the Outspacers from Alpha Centauri.

Published in Astounding, June 1953.

Reprinted in:

  • Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities, Southern Illinois University Press 1984
  • Philosophy and Science Fiction, ed. Michael Philips, Prometheus 1984
  • Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories: 15 (1953), ed. Isaac Asimov & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW 1986
  • Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century, ed. Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg, Crown/Avenel 1987
  • The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Vol. Two: Second Variety (1987)
  • Isaac Asimovís Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction #10: Invasions, ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh, Penguin/Roc 1990
  • The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 2: We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1990)
  • Cyber-Killers (1997)

Original title: Impostor
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Science Fiction Terror Tales (1955) [Anthology]
      Authors: Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Robert Sheckley , Theodore Sturgeon , Chad Oliver , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , Anthony Boucher , Paul Ernst , Peter Phillips , Margaret St. Clair
     Second Variety: Volume Two of the Collected Stories (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Philip K. Dick
     We Can Remember It For You Wholesale: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 2 (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Philip K. Dick
     Cyber-Killers (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Iain M. Banks , Terry Pratchett , Alfred Bester , Frank Herbert , Roger Zelazny , Philip K. Dick , William Gibson , Harry Harrison , Dean R. Koontz , Greg Bear , Poul Anderson , Larry Niven , Pat Cadigan , Fred Saberhagen , Joe Haldeman , Robert Bloch , Robert Sheckley , Robert Silverberg , John Shirley , J. G. Ballard , Ian Watson , Kim Newman

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