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Wizards of Odd, the (1996) [Anthology]
by Douglas Adams Brian W. Aldiss F. Anstey Isaac Asimov Robert Bloch Ray Bradbury Reginald Bretnor Fredric Brown James Branch Cabell Arthur C. Clarke John Collier Avram Davidson Philip K. Dick Stephen Donaldson Lord Dunsany Henry Kuttner Ursula K. Le Guin Fritz Leiber C. S. Lewis Larry Niven Terry Pratchett Eric Frank Russell Kurt Vonnegut H. G. Wells Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Contents:

  • 1. Wizards and Wotsits: Stories of Cosmic Absurdity
    • Theatre of Cruelty by Terry Pratchett
    • How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Gnoles by Lord Dunsany
    • Hell Hath No Fury by John Collier
    • The Twonky by Henry Kuttner
    • A Great Deal of Power by Eric Frank Russell
    • Doodad by Ray Bradbury
    • Not By Its Cover by Philip K. Dick
    • The Rule of Names by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 2. Swords and Sorcery: Tales of Heroic Fantasy
    • Mythological Beast by Stephen Donaldson
    • The Adventure of the Snowing Globe by F. Anstey
    • Affairs in Poictesme [from Figures of Earth] by James Branch Cabell
    • The Ring of Hans Carvel by Fredric Brown
    • The Bait by Fritz Leiber
    • A Good Knight’s Work by Robert Bloch
    • Poor Little Warrior by Brian W. Aldiss
    • The Odd Old Bird by Avram Davidson
  • 3. Astronauts and Aliens: Space Opera Yarns
    • Young Zaphod Plays It Safe by Douglas Adams
    • The Wild Asses of the Devil [from Boon] by H. G. Wells
    • Ministering Angels by C.S. Lewis
    • The Gnurrs Come from the Voodvork Out by Reginald Bretnor
    • Captain Wyxtpthll’s Flying Saucer by Arthur C. Clarke
    • Playboy and the Slime God ["What Is This Thing Called Love?"]by Isaac Asimov
    • There’s a Wolf in My Time Machine by Larry Niven
    • 2 B R 0 2 B by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Original title: The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous
FictionScience FictionHumorous, Parody and Comedy


The following works are contained within this one:
     Twonky, the (1942) [Novelette]
      Authors: Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Lewis Padgett
     Gnurrs Come from the Voodvork Out, the (1950) [Short Story]
      Author: Reginald Bretnor
     Trouble with the Natives (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Poor Little Warrior! (1958) [Short Story]
      Author: Brian W. Aldiss
     What Is This Thing Called Love? (1961) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Rule of Names, the (1964) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Bait, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Fritz Leiber
     Mythological Beast (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Stephen Donaldson
     Young Zaphod Plays it Safe (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Douglas Adams
     Odd Old Bird, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Avram Davidson

Edition #1: Wizards of Odd, the

Wizards of Odd, the (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Peter Haining
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Manifested in:

The Wizards of Odd (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ace Books
ISBN: 9780441004874
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.7 x 1 in
Pages: 347

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The Wizards of Odd: Comic Tales of Fantasy (1996)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 9780285633087
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.8 x 1
Pages: 300

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