The 13 Crimes of Science Fiction Author:Edited by Isaac Asimov, et al A private investigator hunts a killer & uncovers a fantastic & horrifying secret. An important man is murdered & there are numerous suspects--each from a different planet. A computer helps a young man solve a puzzle & assumes the personality of a long-dead gangster. — Isaac Asimov has conspired with collaborators Martin Harry Greenberg & Charles ... more »G. Waugh to mastermind this diabolically clever anthology in which each of the classic categories of crime fiction is represented by a science fiction tale. Here are such science fiction greats as Philip K. Dick, Larry Niven, Clifford Simak, Jack Vance & the illustrious Dr. Asimov himself writing cosmic variations on the whodunit, how-done-it, why-done-it, the hard-boiled detective, the police procedural & even a brand-new category--the psychic detective story.
A brilliant compendium of the fantastic and the mysterious which is sure to become a classic in both fields. Contributing authors: Tom Reamy; Randall Garrett; Charles V. deVet and Katherine MacLean; Avram Davidson; Jack Vance; William F. Temple; Philip K. Dick; Isaac Asimov; Larry Niven; Edward Wellen; Wilson Tucker; Clifford Simak & William Tenn.« less