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Dangerous Visions 2

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  491 ratings  ·  21 reviews
New Introduction (Dangerous Visions 2) • (1969) • essay by Harlan Ellison
Dangerous Visions 2 • (1974) • interior artwork by Diane Dillon and Leo Dillon
Eutopia • (1967) • novelette by Poul Anderson
Faith of Our Fathers • (1967) • novelette by Philip K. Dick
Gonna Roll the Bones • (1967) • novelette by Fritz Leiber
Incident in Moderan • (1967) • short story by David R. Bunch
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Published December 1st 1972 by Berkley (first published 1967)
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Olethros
Aug 03, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
-De los tres volúmenes, quizá el más “raro”.-

Género. Relatos.

Lo que nos cuenta. El libro Visiones peligrosas II (publicación original: Dangerous Visions, 1967) es la segunda parte de una famosa antología, que en español se publicó en tres volúmenes como su edición de 1969, y que en la actualidad todavía se valora bastante, por más que el tiempo le haya pasado cierta factura, debido a la naturaleza del proyecto (pueden saber más aquí), con el recientemente fallecido Harlan Ellison como responsabl
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reherrma
Der 2. Band der legendären Anthologie "Dangerous Visions", über deren Rezeption ich ja bereits im ersten Band referiert habe. Auch hier hat Ellison, für seine Zeit, ungewöhnliche Geschichten ausgewählt, die meisten haben auch einen dystopischen Unterton, einige mit Horrorelementen. Insgesamt wirken die Geschichten heute etwas altbacken, was auch kein Wunder ist, denn dieser Band erschien bereits im Jahre 1970, die Übersetzung von Wulf Bergner tut sein Bestes daran. Samuel Delany's Geschichte "Ra ...more
Mark Hodder
Feb 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2016
The famous anthology divided into three paperbacks of which this is the second. Some brilliant stories here, particularly those by Philip K. Dick, Fritz Leiber and Poul Anderson. Nearly fifty years on, much of this material retains its freshness.
Ale Rivero
Jan 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sigue habiendo autores buenos y autores que me han decepcionado, creo que será inevitable teniendo en cuenta que son tomos de una misma antología, por lo que el editor es el mismo, y no coincidimos completamente en gustos.
En los status tienen una pequeña opinión con la nota correspondiente a cada relato. En general, puedo destacar que me gustó la variedad de temas dentro de la que se mueven los autores, sin dejar de lado los pequeños detalles que hacen a la ciencia ficción.
He confirmado que Phil
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Aracne Mileto
*Eutopía 2 estrellas / 16-10-2020
Andrew
Aug 19, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a tricky book to comment on - not because of the content or the style or even the authors who were included in this anthology but because of the book itself. This is the 1974 edition which was split in to 3 books - now modern editions have complied these three in to one single tomb - a book spanning the entire Dangerous Visions project. As a result what comments can really be said about this single book that cannot be said about either of the other two and what can be said about them whi ...more
Sara
Jun 30, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's always hard to rate anthologies, and it's even harder when you read some of the stories 4 months ago. I think this anthology was a solid 3.5 stars. There were a few gems by authors unknown to me like Howard Rodman, Joe Hensley, and James Cross. On the other hand, I still don't grok Phillip K. Dick, and the Poul Anderson was so frustrating it stopped my reading of the slim volume several times I also was sad I didn't like the only story by a woman, Carol Emshwiller. In general what I like be ...more
Terry
Dec 15, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Like most sf (speculative fiction) I've read, this anthology contained some that I liked and some I liked less and some I didn't even come close to understanding. This is a bountiful collection, good for hours and hours of reading, even if comprehension is not always part of the deal. The late, great Harlan Ellison wrote copious forwards introducing each story, and the authors supplied their credentials and afterwords, so there was plenty of material to learn if you don't know some of the names. ...more
Love
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found this volume better than the first. Four stories stood out. "The Flags of Our Fathers" by Philip K Dick, "Incident in Moderan" by David R Bunch, "Gonna Roll the Bones" by Fritz Leiber, "Sex and/or Miss Moderan" by Carol Emshwiller. I wouldn't call the latter two science fiction though. ...more
Robert Escobar Campero
Great compilation
Xabi1990
5/10. Media de los 3 libros que he leído de este autor : 5/10

Son los tres libros de relatos de varios autores. De muy distintas calidades de unos a otros (como todas las recopilaciones, vamos)
Julio
Jul 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cf, cuentos
No hay nada adicional que pueda decir además de lo dicho en el tomo 1 de este pequeño monumento. Me limito a copiar la misma reseña:

No es fácil decir cuándo empezó la Ciencia Ficción. Me adscribo a la opinión del Buen Doctor (Asimov) que define a Frankenstein (Mary Shelley) como la primera novela de CF. Una novela que extrapola un tema científico y desarrolla el efecto del mismo en la historia y en sus personajes. Pues coincide bastante bien con la definición del género para mi. Y pronto siguier
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Paulo "paper books always" Carvalho
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Israel
Mar 29, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Continuación de la antología Visiones Peligrosas, con una selección de relatos de reconocidos autores de ciencia ficción como Philip K. Dick, Larry Niven, Fritz Leiber o Poul Anderson y otros escritores que no conozco muy bien, pero del que destacaría a James Cross con su relato La casa de muñecas, cuento con claras influencias del género de la fantasía más que de ciencia ficción. En general la calidad de éstos relatos es más alta que los del libro Visiones Peligrosas I y del que destacaría el r ...more
Israel Laureano
Oct 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Igual que todas las antología y recopilaciones, esta muestra altibajos en calidad y estilo. Aunque todos los autores ya tenían experiencia y eran reconocidos para cuando se preparo este segundo volumen, el hecho de que se les diera libertad total hizo que la mayoría hiciera relatos..., bastante sui generis apoyándose sobre todo en sexo y religión como temas base para sus relatos.

Destaca mucho el relato de Philip K. Dick, acostumbrado ya a navegar en estos rápidos traicioneros y peligrosos donde
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Martin Hernandez
En el segundo tomo de "Visiones Peligrosas" Harlan ELLISON incluyó acertadamente a escritores generalmente alejados de la ciencia ficción, como Howard RODMAN, con su cuento "El hombre que fue a la Luna... dos veces"; una emotiva historia sobre los cambios del mundo y las consecuencias como perder la capacidad de soñar y descubrir, un tema que me parece de mucha vigencia, a pesar de que el cuento fue escrito hace más de cuarenta años; y James CROSS con "La casa de las muñecas", que rescata un ...more
Matt Hunt
None of the stories really grabbed or enthralled me apart from the Philip K Dick. The Larry Niven story was also pretty good but its understanding of medicine was incorrect and very distracting.

The collection is interesting, but not exciting, and is really showing its age. In particular the introductions seem to have a very traditional/conservative/repressive philosophy (for example, the one story with a female author was introduced by talking about her role as a housewife) which I found uncomf
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Lindsay
This book had some interesting stories, I definitely found the ones about the darker side of humanity scarier than the ones about technology taking over, although the The Jigsaw Man by Larry Niven was an interesting tale about technology changing human morals.

I can definitely see how these stories have influenced later science fiction and it's interesting to think that at the time it was groundbreaking fiction, and still remains relevant and interesting now.
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Waterfall
Mar 25, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, sci-fi, jhs
The second volume keeps on being interesting and dangerous (for its time, at least). I especially liked The Man Who Went to the Moon - Twice by Howard Rodman, Eutopia by Poul Anderson, and Sex and/or Mr. Morrison by Carol Emshwiller.
Charl
Jan 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: y-pre-2011, y2018
"Dangerous" when published, all of them are still pretty far outside the box. ...more
Alaris
Nov 07, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Gah, why do I bother with these.
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Harlan Jay Ellison was a prolific American writer of short stories, novellas, teleplays, essays, and criticism.

His literary and television work has received many awards. He wrote for the original series of both The Outer Limits and Star Trek as well as The Alfred Hitchcock Hour; edited the multiple-award-winning short story anthology series Dangerous Visions; and served as creative consultant/writ
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