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World's Best Science Fiction: 1967 (World's Best Science Fiction #3)

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The annual series of the WORLD'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, providing the only up-to-date selection in paperbacks of the most exciting s-f, gains in stature and acclaim with each year.

In their third edition, the editors have chosen a dozen fascinating tales of strange worlds and peoples - inclusing two new novelettes by s-f senstation Roger Zelazny, and a memoralbe complete nov
Mass Market Paperback, 285 pages
Published 1967 by Ace
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Aug 18, 2011 Emily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another World’s Best SF collection that does not disappoint! I think the last sentence of the last story, “For a Breath I Tarry,” will stay with me for a very long time. My thoughts about the others:
“We Can Remember It for You, Wholesale”: As you know, this is the story the movie Total Recall is based on. However, I hadn’t previously read it. In hindsight, its inclusion in this book is justified. I can well imagine how it caught the eye of the filmmaker. Of course the movie is much more action-y
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This book was my bedtime reading for a month or so, and very good bedtime reading it was. Some stories are only a couple of pages, while others are much longer, and they are all good and not dated at all, despite this book being published over 50 years ago.

There are stories in this collection from Michael Moorcock, Frederik Pohl, Philip K. Dick, and two stories by Roger Zelazny, among others. I had read the story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” just a few days before I saw the movie trail
Duncan Rice
Starts and finishes strong. The stories in the middle are meh.
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Donald Allen Wollheim was a science fiction writer, editor, publisher and fan. He published his own works under pseudonyms, including David Grinnell.

A member of the Futurians, he was one of the leading influences on the development of science fiction and science fiction fandom in the 20th century United States.

In 1937, Wollheim founded the Fantasy Amateur Press Association. The first mailing was d
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