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The author of the book: David G. Hartwell
ISBN: 1841195146
ISBN 13: 9781841195148
Language: English
Edition: Constable & Robinson
Date of issue: June 1st 2004
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This volume, covering the period from the 1890s to the future, includes stories from founding fathers of the field like H.G. Wells and C.S. Lewis; beloved mainstays of the genre, such as Philip Jose Farmer, Roger Zelazny and Jack Vance; and, notable female writers, including Nancy Kress, and authors like Bruce Sterling, William Gibson and James Morrow, who have hit their stride in the last two decades. Also featured in this title are those widely recognised outside the genre, the celebrated writing of E.M. Forster and Michael Shaara, as well as translations of foreign writers' formative work including that of Wolfgang Jeschke and Dino Buzzati.

Contents:

* A Work of Art / James Blish;

* 2066: Election Day / Michael Shaara;

* The Rose / Charles Harness;

* The Time Machine / Dino Buzzati;

* Mother / Philip José Farmer;

* Veritas / James Morrow

* Enchanted Village / A. E. van Vogt;

* The King and the Dollmaker / Wolfgang Jeschke;

* Drunkboat / Cordwainer Smith;

* Another World / J. H. Rosny Aîné;

* If the Stars are Gods / Gordon Eklund and Gregory Benford;

* I Still Call Australia Home / George Turner;

* Liquid Sunshine / Alexander Kuprin;

* Greenslaves / Frank Herbert;

* He Who Shapes / Roger Zelazny;

* Beggars in Spain / Nancy Kress;

* Rumfuddle / Jack Vance.


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Ebook The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume Two read Online! David Geddes Hartwell was an American editor of science fiction and fantasy. He worked for Signet (1971-1973), Berkley Putnam (1973-1978), Pocket (where he founded the Timescape imprint, 1978-1983, and created the Pocket Books Star Trek publishing line), and Tor (where he spearheaded Tor's Canadian publishing initiative, and was also influential in bringing many Australian writers to the US market, 1984-date), and has published numerous anthologies. He chaired the board of directors of the World Fantasy Convention and, with Gordon Van Gelder, was the administrator of the Philip K. Dick Award. He held a Ph.D. in comparative medieval literature.

He lived in Pleasantville, New York with his wife Kathryn Cramer and their two children.


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