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Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: 36 Stories and Novellas

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First Series: 36 stories and novella by various authors from 1939-1940. Previously published as two separate works entitled Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories 1 (1939) and Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories 2 (1940)

Authors include:
Eando Binder
Robert Bloch
Nelson Bond
L. Sprague De Camp
Lester Del Rey
H. L. Gold
Robert A. Heinlein
Joseph E. Kelleam
Henry Kuttner
Mi
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Hardcover, 2-in-1 (2 previous collections), 782 pages
Published December 12th 1988 by Bonanza Books (first published December 12th 1983)
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Jim Syler
May 12, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is just what it says: an anthology of the outstanding science fiction short stories from 1939 and 1940, chosen by Martin Greenberg and Isaac Asimov. Actually that’s not quite right; it includes some fantasy stories as well, which I think is a mistake; not only is it in contradiction with the title, the fantasy stories conflict with the tone of the book.

Regardless, there are some great stories in here. Not all are excellent, but they are still worth reading if you’re interested in the
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Alex
Jun 06, 2007 rated it it was amazing
This collection of science fiction focuses on stories that were written during the cold war era and reflect the fears of nuclear escalation that were so present during that time.
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Nov 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
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I just love the old scifi. There are some really, really good stories in this, as well as some just okay stories. I recommend this to anyone who likes scifi.
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Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. He has works published in nine o
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