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The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction (Caralt ciencia ficción #32)

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Introduction · Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg · in
· Angel’s Egg · Edgar Pangborn · nv Galaxy Jun ’51
· Rescue Party · Arthur C. Clarke · nv Astounding May ’46
· Shape [“Keep Your Shape”] · Robert Sheckley · nv Galaxy Nov ’53
· Alpha Ralpha Boulevard · Cordwainer Smith · nv F&SF Jun ’61
· Winter’s King · Ursula K. Le Guin · nv Orbit 5, ed. Damon

Paperback, 754 pages
Published January 1st 1980 by Arbor House
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En la entrega numero 32 de relatos de ciencia ficción de Caralt, nos encontramos con una recopilación en la que el punto en común de casi todas historias son el viaje en el tiempo y en el espacio, de maneras diferentes y con diversos significados.
No obstante, en cada relato que la compone es primordial destacar la importancia otorgada a la interacción entre seres vivos, su psique y posteriores consecuencias.

A pesar de ser una equilibrada antología que no decae en ningún momento de nivel, desta
Nice mix of true classics, mainly hard sf with an emphasis on the psychological. Some favorites: "Rescue Party" by Arthur C. Clarke, "Common Time" by James Blish, "All You Zombies--" by Robert Heinlein, "Wall of Crystal, Eye of Night" by Algis Budrys, "Unready to Wear" by Kurt Vonnegut, "Impostor" by Philip K Dick, "Neutron Star" by Larry Niven, "Stranger Station" by Damon Knight, and "The Marching Morons" by C.M. Kornbluth.
A terrific sample of short stories ranging from the late 40s to the 70s. A well rounded mixture from authors as diverse as Larry Niven to James Triptree Jr,.

Highly recommended.
Scott Davis
Love it, this book not only had a good mix of stories, but they were all really good ones. There were a couple of duds but the rest were a pleasure.
Feb 06, 2008 Mark added it
Shelves: sf
Many stories. Good quality.
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