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The John W. Campbell Letters

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Paperback, 2 pages
Published December 1st 1985 by AC Projects (first published 1985)
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Walter
Sep 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Absolutely no quibbles with the content - an incredible read. No stars whatsoever for the formatting. This was an ebook, purchased via Amazon's Kindle store and the thing is riddled with typos, run-on sentences and transposed text. Beware.

If you can stand that though, Campbell's unexpurgated thoughts are fascinating. As is the casual abuse of L Ron Hubbard.
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John Wood Campbell, Jr. was an influential figure in American science fiction. As editor of Astounding Science Fiction (later called Analog Science Fiction and Fact), from late 1937 until his death, he is generally credited with shaping the so-called Golden Age of Science Fiction.
Isaac Asimov called Campbell "the most powerful force in science fiction ever, and for the first ten years of his edito
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