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Soviet Science Fiction (1961) [Anthology]
by Alexander Belayev G. Gurevich Alexander Kazantsev Vladimir Savchenko Arkady Strugatsky Boris Strugatsky Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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This book offers a rare opportunity to read first-rate science fiction from a country that at one time condemned most writings of this genre. The flavor of these stories is distinctively Russian, but their scope is universal. They are inventive and suspenseful; most important, conjecture does not exceed the realm of technological possibility in these stories. They make the fantastic appear not only possible, but probable.

Issac Asimov, one of America's best-known writers of science fact and fiction, contributes an informative introduction which includes an entertaining and concise history of this most modern literary form.


  • Hoity-Toity by Alexander Belayev
  • Spontaneous Reflex by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky
  • A Visitor from Space by Alexander Kazantsev
  • The Martian by Alexander Kazantsev
  • Infra Draconis by Gregory Gurevich
  • Professor Bern's Awakening by Vladimir Savchenko

Original title: A Visitor from Outer Space
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Spontaneous Reflex (1958) [Short Story]
      Authors: Arkady Strugatsky , Boris Strugatsky

Edition #1: Soviet Science Fiction

Soviet Science Fiction (1961)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Violet L. Dutt
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Soviet Science Fiction (1961)

ISBN: 1589633318

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