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The First Omni Book of Science Fiction (Omni Books of Science Fiction #1)

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Many of the competently written stories selected by Datlow (co-editor of The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror ) to initiate this series are firmly dedicated to SF as a source of thought-provoking messages; the cumulative effect is slightly ponderous. Four pieces have been published previously, including Tom Maddox's ``Snake Eyes,'' which may be attaining the status of an a ...more
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Published December 1983 by Zebra Books
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Some great short 80s scifi stories in this book. Of course George RR Martin's 'Sandkings' is in this book, it seems to be a requirement for anthologies of this era.

One comment: this is an extremely cheaply made book. The typesetting is terrible, and there a quite a number of typos.
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Ellen Datlow has been an award-winning editor of short science fiction, fantasy, and horror for over twentyfive years.

She is editor of the Best Horror of the Year and has edited or co-edited a large number of award-winning original anthologies. Her most recent are Supernatural Noir, Naked City, Blood and Other Cravings, The Beastly Bride, Teeth, Trolls Eye View, and After (the last three with Ter
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