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3.69  ·  Rating details ·  26 ratings  ·  5 reviews
sci-fi short stories
Mass Market Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 1973 by dell (first published 1973)
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May 24, 2011 marked it as partly-finished-or-on-hold
I found this in a used bookstore in Pike Place Market. It's a collection of short stories about time travel. How the hell could I resist? ...more
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This is the 3rd collection of Brunner short stories I've read, I've been very impressed by all 3. I might even be more impressed by this one b/c it's shows a comic side of Brunner's work not usually prominent.. until the last story, arrgghh!!, but I'm not going there. In Brunner's Introduction he explains:

"It's because science-fiction writers, by the nature of their calling, take the future more seriously than
Dec 30, 2017 rated it liked it
An interesting collection of short stories. While some parts were very imaginative, there was a lack of imagination when it came to gender roles and sexuality.
Mar 09, 2020 rated it it was ok
A series of sci-fi stories all written by John Brunner that were passably interesting but didn’t “make my pulse rev up and my brain stand on end” as the cover quote promised. In fact, most of them were very sexist. I know it was 1973, but yikes. The best story was probably the one about the ghost, but even then, the women that are mentioned are put in the category of “nagging wife from whom husband can’t wait to escape.”

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John Brunner was born in Preston Crowmarsh, near Wallingford in Oxfordshire, and went to school at St Andrew's Prep School, Pangbourne, then to Cheltenham College. He wrote his first novel, Galactic Storm, at 17, and published it under the pen-name Gill Hunt, but he did not start writing full-time until 1958. He served as an officer in the Royal Air Force from 1953 to 1955, and married Marjorie Ro ...more

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