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Book Information: Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness (1937) [Novelette]
by John W. Campbell Don A. Stuart Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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An expedition visits a planet being considering for colonization. The planet’s peaceful and simple inhabitants seem to know little of their great predecessors who have built a technologically advanced city.

First published in Astounding, June 1937.

Original title: Forgetfulness
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionSpecies Evolution
FictionScience FictionAnthropology/sociology

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Cities of Wonder (1966) [Anthology]
      Authors: E. M. Forster , Robert A. Heinlein , Brian W. Aldiss , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , James Blish , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , J. G. Ballard , Don A. Stuart , John W. Campbell , Robert Abernathy , Stephen Vincent Benét
     World Treasury of Science Fiction, the (1989) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Ursula K. Le Guin , Kurt Vonnegut , Alfred Bester , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , John Updike , Stanislaw Lem , Brian W. Aldiss , Frederik Pohl , Samuel R. Delany , Thomas M. Disch , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , Anthony Burgess , Keith Roberts , Larry Niven , John Varley , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Robert Sheckley , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Arkady Strugatsky , Boris Strugatsky , Boris Vian , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Lewis Padgett , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Joanna Russ , John W. Campbell , Steve Allen , Josef Nesvadba , Karl-Michael Armer , Gérard Klein , Manuel van Loggem , Kirill Bulychev , Tor Åge Bringsvaerd , Nathalie-Charles Henneberg , Kono Tensei , John Berryman , Rene Rebetez-Cortes , Annemarie van Ewyck

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