The Best if John W Campbell Author:John W. Campbell, ed. Lester Del Ray Here in one volume are 11 of the finest stories and one penetrating article y the man who almost single-handedly created modern science fiction - stories rich in imagination and outstanding in their sweep and sense of that wonder which is science fiction at its best. — Twilight — He was a mere hitchhiker now; but he had once seen the far, far futu... more »re...and had returned to mourn what he had seen!
The machine was ultimately benevolent...so benevolent that it gave mankind the ultimate, but most unwanted gift!
They were like children in the museum of Earth's glorious past...children who had forgotten so much, but whose powers were those of gods!
Cloak of Aesir
The Sarn Mother had grown weary during her long rule over EArth...but neither her daughters nor mankind would grant her peace!
Who Goes There?
The Thing was the most dreadful threat men had ever faced...a thing that could be any one - or all - of them!
Plus six more stories of vonder - and an important view of the future by the writer who taught a generation to dream...and to write of all possible futures.« less