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The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: 18th Series (The Best From Fantasy and Science Fiction #18)

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Shaffery Among the Immortals (1972) Frederik Pohl
The Deathbird (1973) Harlan Ellison
The Animal Fair (1972) Alfred Bester
The Problem of Pain (1973) Poul Anderson
Is It the End of the World? (1972) Wilma Shore
Sooner or Later or Never Never (1972) Gary Jennings
Thus Love Betrays Us (1972) Phyllis MacLennan
A Different Drummer (1971) Raylyn Moore
Birdlime (1971) B.L. Keller
The Bea
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Hardcover, book club, 296 pages
Published 1973 by Doubleday
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Erik Graff
Dec 20, 2010 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction has consistently been the best of the genre pulps since it began publication in 1949 by most accounts. Although I don't much like most fantasy, I generally agree, having had subscriptions on a couple of occasions (gifts from the ever-generous Rick Strong) and having purchased or borrowed many of their anthologies like this one, read during the winter break of 1982/83.
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I keep this compilation only to re-read "The Stars My Destination" by Alfred Bester. I probably re-read this short story once every couple of years. It has a basic "Count of Monte Cristo" premise I enjoy.
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Edward Ferman (born 1937) was an American science fiction and fantasy fiction editor and magazine publisher.

Ferman is the son of Joseph W. Ferman, and took over as editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1964 when Avram Davidson, due to his residence in various Latin American locales with unreliable postal delivery, could no longer practically continue editing; on the masthead, Jo
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