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World Treasury of Science Fiction, the (1989) [Anthology]
by Brian W. Aldiss Steve Allen Karl-Michael Armer Isaac Asimov J. G. Ballard John Berryman Alfred Bester Robert Bloch Jorge Luis Borges Ray Bradbury Tor Ĺge Bringsvaerd Kirill Bulychev Anthony Burgess Italo Calvino John W. Campbell Arthur C. Clarke Avram Davidson Samuel R. Delany Philip K. Dick Thomas M. Disch Robert A. Heinlein Nathalie-Charles Henneberg Gérard Klein Damon Knight Cyril M. Kornbluth Henry Kuttner Ursula K. Le Guin Fritz Leiber Stanislaw Lem Walter M. Miller, Jr. Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore Josef Nesvadba Larry Niven Lewis Padgett Frederik Pohl Rene Rebetez-Cortes Keith Roberts Joanna Russ Robert Sheckley Boris Strugatsky Arkady Strugatsky Theodore Sturgeon Kono Tensei John Updike Annemarie van Ewyck Manuel van Loggem John Varley Boris Vian Kurt Vonnegut Gene Wolfe Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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More than 50 stories from the best science fiction writers in the world.


  • Foreword by Clifton Fadiman
  • Introduction by David G. Hartwell
  • Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • Forgetfulness by John W. Campbell Jr.
  • Special Flight by John Berryman
  • Chronopolis
  • Triceratops by Kono Tensei
  • The Man Who Lost the Sea by Theodore Sturgeon
  • On the Inside Track by Karl Michael Armer
  • The Golem by Avram Davidson
  • The New Prehistory by Rene Rebetez-Cortes
  • A Meeting with Medusa by Arthur C. Clarke
  • The Valley of Echoes by Gerard Klein
  • The Fifth Head of Cerebus by Gene Wolfe
  • The Chaste Planet by John Updike
  • The Blind Pilot by Nathalie-Charles Henneberg
  • The Men Who Murdered Mohammed by Alfred Bester
  • Pairpuppets by Manuel van Loggem
  • Two Dooms by C.M. Kornbluth
  • Tale of the Computer That Fought a Dragon by Stanislaw Lem
  • The Green Hills of Earth by Robert A. Heinlein
  • Ghost V by Robert Sheckley
  • The Phantam of Kansas by John Varley
  • Captain Nemo's Last Adventure by Josef Nesvadba
  • Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven
  • The Gold at the Starbow's End by Frederik Pohl
  • A Sign in Space by Italo Calvino
  • The Spiral by Italo Calvino
  • The Dead Past by Isaac Asimov
  • The Lens by Annemarie van Ewyck
  • The Hurkle is a Happy Beast by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Zero Hour by Ray Bradbury
  • Nine Lives by Ursula Le Guin
  • The Muse by Anthony Burgess
  • The Public Hating by Steve Allen
  • Poor Superman by Fritz Leiber
  • Angouleme by Thomas M. Disch
  • Stranger Station by Damon Knight
  • The Dead Fish by Boris Vian
  • I Was the First to Find You by Kirill Bulychev
  • The Lineman by Walter M. Miller Jr.
  • Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Codemus by Tor Age Bringsvaerd
  • A Kind of Artistry by Brian Aldiss
  • Second Variety by Philip K. Dick
  • Weihnachtsabend by Keith Roberts
  • I Do Not Love You, Doctor Fell by Robert Bloch
  • Aye, and Gomarah... by Samuel R. Delany
  • How Erg the Self-inducting Slew a Paleface by Stanislaw Lem
  • Nobody's Home by Joanna Russ
  • Party Line by Gerard Klein
  • The Proud Robot by Lewis Padgett
  • Vinatge Season by Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore
  • The Way to Amalteia by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
  • Acknowledgements
Edited by David G. Hartwell.

Original title: The World Treasury of Science Fiction
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Forgetfulness (1937) [Novelette]
      Authors: Don A. Stuart , John W. Campbell
     Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius (1940) [Short Story]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     Proud Robot, the (1943) [Novelette]
      Authors: Henry Kuttner , Lewis Padgett
     Hurkle is a Happy Beast, the (1949) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     Poor Superman (1951) [Novelette]
      Author: Fritz Leiber
     Second Variety (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Philip K. Dick
     Ghost V (1954) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Sheckley
     Golem, the (1955) [Short Story]
      Author: Avram Davidson
     Dead Past, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Aye, and Gomorrah... (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Samuel R. Delany
     Nine Lives (1969) [Novelette]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Inconstant Moon (1971) [Short Story]
      Author: Larry Niven
     Meeting with Medusa, a (1972) [Novella]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Fifth Head of Cerberus, the (1972) [Novel]
      Author: Gene Wolfe

Edition #1: The World Treasury of Science Fiction

The World Treasury of Science Fiction (1989)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: David G. Hartwell
Introduction by: Clifton P. Fadiman David G. Hartwell
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The World Treasury of Science Fiction (1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Boston, MA
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
ISBN: 0316349410
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.4 x 2.0
Pages: 1083

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