50 Short Science Fiction Tales

You stopover at a global the place Robots pressure to recollect the lifestyles of the lads who created them; listen the tantalizingly short file of a guy who returns from a visit to the longer term; see the snake-armed factor that emerges from the minds of the folks who conjure it. You meet a keepsake hunter within the 30th Century and a schoolgirl who attempts to deal with the instructing tools of the Twenty-second Century. You proportion the phobia of an astronaut in a “haunted” house go well with and the issue of a spouse whose husband understands a typical chemical formulation for destroying the earth. in brief, you are feeling the influence, the originality, and the uncanny surroundings created by means of those technological know-how fiction specialists no longer once—but 50 times.

50 brief technological know-how Fiction Tales were chosen for his or her concise writing, and for punch strains that go away the reader “surprised, stunned, and thrilled on the ultimate sentence.” in response to the editors, one other very important point of this literary shape is “evocation of a heritage differing from our own.” as a result, even though many of the tales are only a web page lengthy, the examining event is usually excitingly unique.


* Ballade of a man-made Satellite via Poul Anderson
* The enjoyable They Had via Isaac Asimov
* Men Are Different by means of Alan Bloch
* The Ambassadors by way of Anthony Boucher
* The Weapon by means of Fredric Brown
* Random Sample through T. P. Caravan
* Oscar via Cleve Cartmill
* The Mist through Peter Cartur (pseud. Peter Grainger)
* Teething Ring via James Causey
* The Haunted area Suit by means of Arthur C. Clarke
* Stair Trick by way of Mildred Clingerman
* Unwelcome Tenant via Roger Dee
* The Mathematicians by way of Arthur Feldman
* The 3rd Level by means of Jack Finney
* Beautiful, appealing, Beautiful! via Stuart Friedman
* The Figure through Edward Grendon
* The Rag Thing by way of David Grinnell (pseud. Donald A. Wollheim)
* The strong Provider by means of Marion Gross
* Columbus was once a Dope by way of Robert A. Heinlein
* Texas Week by way of Albert Hernhuter
* Hilda by way of H. B. Hickey
* The Choice through Wayland Hilton-Young
* Not With a Bang through Damon Knight
* The Altar at Midnight by means of C. M. Kornbluth
* A undesirable Day for Sales by means of Fritz Leiber
* Who’s Cribbing? through Jack Lewis
* Spectator Sport through John D. MacDonald
* The Cricket Ball through Avro Manhattan
* Double-Take by means of Winston ok. Marks
* Prolog via John P. McKnight
* The on hand facts at the Worp Reaction through Lion Miller
* Narapoia by means of Alan Nelson
* Tiger via the Tail by way of Alan E. Nourse
* Counter Charm by way of Peter Phillips
* The Fly by means of Arthur Porges
* The enterprise, as Usual by way of Mack Reynolds
* Two Weeks in August by way of Frank M. Robinson
* See? via Edward G. Robles, Jr.
* Appointment at Noon by way of Eric Frank Russell
* We Don’t wish Any Trouble by means of James H. Schmitz
* Built Down Logically via Howard Schoenfeld
* An Egg a Month from All Over by means of Idris Seabright (pseud. Margaret St. Clair)
* The excellent Woman by means of Robert Sheckley
* The Hunters via Walt Sheldon
* The Martian and the Magician by means of Evelyn E. Smith
* Barney by way of Will Stanton
* Talent through Theodore Sturgeon
* Project Hush by means of William Tenn
* The nice Judge by means of A. E. van Vogt
* Emergency Landing by means of Ralph Williams
* Obviously Suicide via S. Fowler Wright
* Six Haiku by way of Karen Anderson

Originally released 1963 by means of Collier Books.

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That, yes! Right away! HARRIET DE ONIS SO N G OF T H E RIDER (1860) In the black moon of the highwaymen, the spurs sing. Little black horse. Whither with your dead rider? . The hard spurs of the motionless bandit who lost his reins. 37 Caballito frio. jQue perfume de flor de cuchilloJ En la luna negra, sangraba el costado de Sierra Morena. Caballito negro. <;D6nde llevas tu jinete muerto? La noche espolea sus negros ijares clavandose estrellas. Caballito frio. Que perfume de flor de cuchillo!

Enchanted Durandarte. Orlando Furioso. LYSANDER K E M P Paso Virgin in crinoline, Virgin of Solitude, opened like an immense tulip. In your ship of lights you go long the high tide of the city, among turbid saetas and crystal stars. Virgin in crinoline, you go down the river of the street to the sea! LYSANDER K E M P Arrow Brown Christ pass from the lily of Judea to the carnation of Spain. Look where he comes! 23 De Espana. Cielo limpio y oscuro, tierra tostada, y cauces donde corre muy lenta el agua.

How long the road! Ay! My valiant pony! Ay! That death should wait me before I reach Cordoba. Cordoba. Far away and alone. STEPHEN SPENDER AND J . L. GILI IT IS TR U E Oh, what an effort it is to love you as I do! For love of you, the air, my heart and my hat hurt me. Who will buy of me this ribbon I have and this grief of white linen to make handkerchiefs? Oh, what an effort it is to love you as I do! HARRIET DE ONIS 41 ARBO LE, A R B O L E . Arbole, arbole, seco y verde. La nina del bello rostro esta cogiendo aceituna.

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