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Orbit One (Orbit #1)

3.54 of 5 stars 3.54  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
"Here are the nine best new science fiction stories I could find in eight months of reading manuscripts"
- Damon Knight

In deep space a derelict ship spins through emptiness, a mysterious Mary Celeste of a future century...

Lovemaking on a cold moon of Saturn - Swedish-style!

On a distant planet Earth colonists refuse to come home...

A love affair with a beautiful alien, and i
Paperback, 156 pages
Published 1967 by Panther (first published 1966)
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I'm giving it 2 stars because I don't remember the book much and none of the titles really set off fond memories. But there are some good writers here, including Disch and Blish and Anderson. So it might be worth more than 2.
Erik Graff
Nov 09, 2011 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: sf fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sf
Somehow I acquired the Damon Knight collections Orbit 1, 2, 4, 7 & 9 and was able to read them all, one after another, during summer break from Loyola University in 1982.
Jack Teague
science fiction,Anthology,1960s
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Damon Francis Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Knight's first professional sale was a cartoon drawing to a science-fiction magazine, Amazing Stories. His first story, "Resilience", was published in 1941. He is best known as the author of "To Serve Man", which was adapted for The Twilight Zone. He was a recipient of the Hugo Award, founder of the Science Fiction and
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