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The Mammoth Book Of Science Fiction

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An anthology of science-fiction stories since 1950 by such masters of the genre as: Stephen Baxter; Brian W. Aldiss; Michael Swanwick; Philip K. Dick; and Peter Hamilton. The collection includes tales of travel through space and time, aliens coming to Earth and the pull of black holes.
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Published May 1st 2002 by Constable & Robinson (first published April 16th 2002)
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Werner
Aug 01, 2010 Werner rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Science fiction fans
July 31, 2010
Though I'd never put it on my "read" shelf earlier, this SF anthology is another one I'd read most of over the last several years, but just hadn't read all of so as to be able to review it. I'm hoping to spread my review over a couple of days, rather than try to write the whole thing tonight (since we're expecting a webcam call from our daughter later this evening).

Carroll and Graf's Mammoth series offers anthologies of stories drawn from practically any genre or theme that can be s
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Richard Anderson
Some good stuff here.
Neyly
I find this a hard book to rate: I actively disliked some of the stories while thinking others really good. At one point, my rating would have been a one but I persevered. My final rating falls somewhere between "it was okay" and "I liked it." I'm going with two stars rather than three stars (which I considered because I liked a goodly number of the short stories), in part because the book needed a better editor: no excuse for misspelled words.

Jien
A few of the stories were not as good, but most of them were great enough to earn this anthology a five star rating.
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