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A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels

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The best, most enduring and most representative short science fiction novels of this century--brought together in a single volume for the first time: "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," "The Invisible Man," "The Absolute at Large," "Gulf," "E For Effort," "Hunter, Come Home."
Paperback, 447 pages
Published 1964 by Dell Publishing Co Inc
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In 1962 Damon Knight edited a collection of Science Fiction short stories and excerpts titled A Century of Science Fiction. He followed that with this collection in 1964 that six Science Fiction novellas. They include a couple of my favorites: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson and The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells. These novellas share in common the depiction of scientific experiments gone awry. Dr. Jekyll creates an alter ego in Mr. Hyde who represents his pri ...more
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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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