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Book Information: Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories, the

Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories, the (1996) [Anthology]
by Piers Anthony Stephen Baxter Sydney J. Bounds Stephen Bowkett Eric Brown A. Bertram Chandler John Christopher Simon Clark Arthur C. Clarke John Russell Fearn Nicholas Fisk H.B. Fyfe Raymond Z. Gallun Mark A. Garland Peter T. Garratt Chester S. Geier Edmond Hamilton Douglas Hill Samantha Lee Lawrence Schimel Walt Sheldon William F. Temple E. C. Tubb Ian Watson Donald A. Wollheim Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Journey to an alternate world of mutant earthlings and aliens from the farthest reaches of the galaxy in this gripping collection by the boldest and most renowned authors in science fiction -- Piers Anthony, Arthur C. Clarke, William F. Temple, Mike Ashley, and more. This is a thrilling treasury that leaves nothing unexplored!

Edited by Mike Ashley.


  • Foreword: Journey into Space by Mike Ashley
  • Introduction: Space Explorers Start Here by Douglas Hill
  • To See the Stars by Lawrence Schimel and Mark A. Garland
  • The Long Night by John Christopher
  • The Hunters by Walt Sheldon
  • Asteroid 745: Mauritia by Donald A. Wollheim
  • City of Ancient Skulls by Simon Clark
  • Derelict by Raymond Z. Gallun
  • A Walk in the Dark by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Protected Species by H.B. Fyfe
  • The Cage by A. Bertram Chandler
  • Intelligent Life Elsewhere by Stephen Bowkett
  • Hally's Paradise by Douglas Hill
  • Scrutiny by William F. Temple
  • In the Picture by Stephen Baxter
  • Quinquepedalian by Piers Anthony
  • The Lonely Alien by Sydney J. Bounds
  • Status Extinct by Eric Brown
  • No Home but the Stars by Peter T. Garratt
  • Jewels in an Angel's Wing by Ian Watson
  • The Children by Chester S. Geier
  • Whooo-ooo Flupper! by Nicholas Fisk
  • The Space Butterflies by Stephen Baxter
  • The Bells of Acheron by E.C. Tubb
  • Thoughts That Kill by John Russell Fearn
  • The Chosen by Samantha Lee
  • The Dead Planet by Edmond Hamilton
  • Afterword: What's Out There? by Mike Ashley

Original title: Space Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Derelict (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Raymond Z. Gallun
     Thoughts That Kill (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: John Russell Fearn
     Dead Planet, the (1946) [Short Story]
      Author: Edmond Hamilton
     Walk in the Dark, a (1950) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Children, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Chester S. Geier
     Protected Species (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: H.B. Fyfe
     Hunters, the (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Walt Sheldon
     Asteroid 745: Mauritia (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald A. Wollheim
     Cage, the (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: A. Bertram Chandler
     Bells of Acheron, the (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: E. C. Tubb
     Quinquepedalian (1963) [Short Story]
      Author: Piers Anthony
     Long Night, the (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: John Christopher
     Scrutiny (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: William F. Temple
     Chosen, the (1977) [Short Story]
      Author: Samantha Lee
     Hally's Paradise (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Douglas Hill
     Jewels in an Angel's Wing (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Ian Watson
     Whooo-ooo Flupper! (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Nicholas Fisk
     Space Butterflies, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Baxter
     To See the Stars (1996) [Short Story]
      Authors: Lawrence Schimel , Mark A. Garland
     Intelligent Life Elsewhere (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Bowkett
     Lonely Alien, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Sydney J. Bounds
     Status Extinct (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Eric Brown
     No Home But the Stars (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter T. Garratt
     In the Picture (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Baxter
     City of Ancient Skulls (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Simon Clark


  • Published under the title 'Space Stories' in the United Kingdom.

Edition #1: Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories, the

Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories, the (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Mike Ashley
Introduction by: Douglas Hill
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Random House Book of Science Fiction Stories, the (June 10, 1997)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780679885276
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.5 x 1.2 in
Pages: 402

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Space Stories (September 26, 1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Constable and Robinson
ISBN: 9781854874511
Dimensions: 5.0 x 8.5 x 1.3 in
Pages: 400

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