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This Side of Infinity (1972) [Anthology]
by Brian W. Aldiss R. A. Lafferty Tom Purdom David Redd James H. Schmitz Robert Silverberg George Henry Smith Roger Zelazny Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):


Eight famous stars of the world of science fiction writers have put down on paper their very best tales of the scientific and the bizarre, such as...

SUNDOWN by David Redd

The Earthmen have colonized this far planet--but it doesn't belong to them. And the natives are determined to take it back.

RIDE A TIN CAN by R. A. Lafferty

Are you really what you eat, as the saying goes? And, as an extension of this declaration, are you what you consume? The prospect, in all truth, is not always pleasing.


How desirable is it, really, to be immortal? Especially when you're living among those doomed to die?


  • Introduction by Terry Carr
  • The Reality Trip by Robert Silverberg
  • This Mortal Mountain by Roger Zelazny
  • Sundown by David Redd
  • Toys by Tom Purdom
  • Ride a Tin Can by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Last Crusade by George H. Smith
  • Resident Witch by James H. Schmitz
  • ...And the Stagnation of the Heart by Brian W. Aldiss

Original title: This Side of Infinity
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Last Crusade, the (1955) [Short Story]
      Author: George Henry Smith
     This Mortal Mountain (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Roger Zelazny
     Sundown (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: David Redd
     Toys (1967) [Short Story]
      Author: Tom Purdom
     ...And the Stagnation of the Heart (1968) [Short Story]
      Author: Brian W. Aldiss
     Reality Trip, the (1970) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Silverberg
     Resident Witch (1970) [Novelette]
      Author: James H. Schmitz
     Ride a Tin Can (1970) [Short Story]
      Author: R. A. Lafferty

Edition #1: This Side of Infinity

This Side of Infinity (1972)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Terry Carr
Introduction by: Terry Carr
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Manifested in:

This Side of Infinity (September 1972)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Ace Books
Dimensions: 4.2 x 7 x 0.5 in
Pages: 237
Notes: Ace #80699

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