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Introduction by Terry Carr
The Worm by David H. Keller
Mimic by Donald A. Wollheim (as by Martin Pearson)
It by Theodore Sturgeon
Beauty And The Beast by Henry Kuttner
Some Are Born Cats by Terry and Carol Carr
Full Sun by Brian W. Aldiss
The Silent Colony by Robert Silverberg
The Street That Wasn't There by Clifford D. Simak and Carl Jacobi
Dear Devil by Eric Frank Russell
Hardcover, 180 pages
Published November 15th 1975 by Doubleday SFBC (first published January 1st 1975)
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Skjam!
Aug 09, 2015 Skjam! rated it liked it
Recommends it for: monster fic fans
Recommended to Skjam! by: Scott Imes
This 1975 speculative fiction anthology has the theme of monsters from outside human experience. The question of what lies in the outer darkness has haunted humanity since we developed imaginations. These nine stories look at the possibilities, from implacable enemies, to beings a lot like us in the end.

“The Worm” by David H. Keller is set in a remote Vermont valley that has become depopulated, leaving only an old miller. He no longer runs the millstone, but one night he notices a grinding vibra
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Jun 16, 2009 Charles rated it really liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
I have a hardback version of this. Reprints of stories from the pulp era. I thought it had some really good stuff in it by David H. Keller, Theodore Sturgeon, and donald Wollheim.
Lucy at Library Luggage
Jun 20, 2016 Lucy at Library Luggage rated it really liked it
I loved the psychedelic aliens on this book's cover though they didn't seem to feature in any of these stories. Carr did a great job picking these tales. Three of my favorites include The Mimic, The Street That Wasn't There, and Dear Devil. Apparently they made a movie based loosely on The Mimic. But I fear it doesn't capture Donald Wolheim's ingenious plot featuring another species living as a human in the human world.
Patrick
6/14/12: "Beauty and the Beast" (1940) by Henry Kuttner
4/7/12: "Some Are Born Cats" (1973) by Terry and Carol Carr
4/7/12: "Full Sun" (1967) by Brian W. Aldiss
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Carr was born in Grants Pass, Oregon. He attended the City College of San Francisco and the University of California, Berkeley from 1954 to 1959.

Carr discovered science fiction fandom in 1949, where he became an enthusiastic publisher of fanzines, which later helped open his way into the commercial publishing world. (He was one of the two fans responsible for the hoax fan 'Carl Brandon' after whom
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