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Best from Galaxy, Volume II, the (1974) [Anthology]
by Harlan Ellison Lou Fischer R. A. Lafferty Ursula K. Le Guin W. Macfarlane Jeffrey Perrin Doris Piserchia Buddy Saunders Robert Sheckley Theodore Sturgeon Ernest Taves Howard Waldrop Gene Wolfe Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Best from Galaxy, the
Part: 2

Summary (From the publisher):

Combining the innovation of the new wave with the storytelling ability of established talents, this second volume of THE BEST FROM GALAXY continues the Galaxy tradition of science fiction excellence with a bumper crop of far-flung and well-spun tales.


  • The Field of Vision by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Quickening by W. Macfarlane
  • By the Seashore by R. A. Lafferty
  • Triggerman by Lou Fischer
  • A Voice and Bitter Weeping by Buddy Saunders & Howard Waldrop
  • Cold Friend by Harlan Ellison
  • Quarantine by Doris Piserchia
  • A Suppliant in Space by Robert Sheckley
  • Agnes, Accent and Access by Theodore Sturgeon
  • Mayflower One by Ernest Taves
  • Just a Matter of Time by Jeffery Perrin
  • La Befana by Gene Wolfe

Original title: The Best from Galaxy, Volume II


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Mayflower One (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Ernest Taves
     Field of Vision (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
     Suppliant in Space, a (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Sheckley
     Triggerman (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Lou Fischer
     Cold Friend (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Harlan Ellison
     Voice and Bitter Weeping, a (1973) [Short Story]
      Authors: Howard Waldrop , Buddy Saunders
     La Befana (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Gene Wolfe
     Agnes, Accent and Access (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodore Sturgeon
     By the Seashore (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: R. A. Lafferty
     Just a Matter of Time (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Jeffrey Perrin
     Quarantine (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Doris Piserchia
     Quickening (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: W. Macfarlane


  • Headnotes by James Frenkel

Edition #1: The Best from Galaxy, Volume II

The Best from Galaxy, Volume II (1974)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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The Best from Galaxy, Volume II (1974)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Award Books
Dimensions: 4.5 x 6.9 x 0.6 in
Pages: 235

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