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The Shape of Things

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1. Don't Look Now by Henry Kuttner
2. The Box by James Blish
3. The New Reality by Charles L. Harness
4. The Eternal Now by Murray Leinster
5. The Sky was Full of Ships by Theodore Sturgeon
6. The Shape of Things by Ray Bradbury
7. The Only Thing We Learn by C.M. Kornbluth
8. The Hibited Man by L. Sprague de Camp
9. Dormant by A.E. van Vogt
10. The Ambassadors by Anthony Boucher
Paperback, 206 pages
Published 1965 by Popular Library
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The book was published in 1965 and, admittedly, some of the stories feel a little dated. Many focus on the fears of atomic wars that particularly consumed many in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Still, I found the tales enjoyable and inventive. I particularly enjoyed the stories by Bradbury, Van Vogt, and John D. MacDonald.
Erik Graff
Jul 28, 2009 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: sf fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sf
A collection of science fiction short stories by established authors.
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Damon Francis Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Knight's first professional sale was a cartoon drawing to a science-fiction magazine, Amazing Stories. His first story, "Resilience", was published in 1941. He is best known as the author of "To Serve Man", which was adapted for The Twilight Zone. He was a recipient of the Hugo Award, founder of the Science Fiction and
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