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Science Fiction Bestiary, the (1971) [Anthology]
by Poul Anderson Reginald Bretnor L. Sprague de Camp Philip K. Dick Gordon R. Dickson James H. Schmitz Robert Silverberg Clifford D. Simak Theodore Sturgeon Stanley G. Weinbaum Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Not since the heyday of the medieval bestiary compilers has such a menagerie of astonishing creatures been conceived by the human imagination.

A mozart bird, a beethoven beetle and other strange adaptations are conceived by a professor bent on preserving civilization's highest achievements. There is a six-legged hurkle that thrives on DDT and inherits the earth. There are teddy bears who have never seen Earth, but dress and talk like TV cowboys. And there are blue giraffes, gnurrs, and hokas also inhabiting these nine fantastic tales.

With an Introduction by Robert Silverberg.

Original title: The Science Fiction Bestiary: Nine Stories of Science Fiction
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAlien Beings

The following works are contained within this one:
     Martian Odyssey, a (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Stanley G. Weinbaum
     Blue Giraffe, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: L. Sprague de Camp
     Hurkle is a Happy Beast, the (1949) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Gnurrs Come from the Voodvork Out, the (1950) [Short Story]
      Author: Reginald Bretnor
     Sheriff of Canyon Gulch, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Authors: Poul Anderson , Gordon R. Dickson
     Preserving Machine, the (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Philip K. Dick
     Grandpa (1955) [Short Story]
      Author: James H. Schmitz
     Drop Dead (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Clifford D. Simak
     Collecting Team (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg

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Science Fiction Bestiary, the (1971)
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Language: English

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Science Fiction Bestiary, the (1971)

ISBN: 0840761724

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