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Martians and Madness: The Complete SF Novels of Fredric Brown (Nesfa's Choice Series)

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One of the best pulp writers, Brown (1906-72) wrote much sf and more mysteries (he was better at mysteries: see his Ed and Am capers, collected in Hunter and Hunted, 2002). His good sf--all faulty as prophecy--includes two fine, quirky novels; since he wrote just five sf novels, that gives him Ted Williams' batting average. The five as well as two stories he c
Hardcover, 640 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by NESFA Press
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John Bruni
This is actually a collection of five novels (and two stories that were the basis of one of those novels). Getting through an omnibus collection of novels can sometimes be a slog, but definitely not in this case. I'm a fan of Fredric Brown's short stories, but I'd never tackled any of his longer fiction until now. The verdict: it's amazing. So amazing that I'm sad that there are no more unread Brown novels in the world for me. This is the complete collection.

It's hard to pick a favorite, but I t
Riju Ganguly
Solid collection of novels and novellas that have become venerable bricks on which the pantheon of science-fiction rests. Recommended.
This is a collection of sci fi novels, all good, all different. I'll most likley review each one indavidually.
This is a collection of novellas that are all sci-fi. The Mind Thing was far and away the best of the bunch. The rest were ok.
Just did not interest me. Quite dated and strange fantasy does not do it for me. I did not finish.
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Fredric Brown was an American science fiction and mystery writer. He was one of the boldest early writers in genre fiction in his use of narrative experimentation. While never in the front rank of popularity in his lifetime, Brown has developed a considerable cult following in the almost half century since he last wrote. His works have been periodically reprinted and he has a worldwide fan base, m ...more
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