Fun With Your New Head Author:Thomas M. Disch This exceptional collection of short stories should positively esablish the reputation of its young author as one of the finest science fiction writers of today. These highly imaginative stories are a joy for both the science fiction buff and the connoiseur of flawless craftmanship, memorable characters and the unexpected in the short story. — Or... more »dinary and oftentimes hackneyed ideas and subjects are expanded and embellished into unforgettable tales of wit, suspense and at times frightening gloom. The young man in "Descending" is a modern Sisyphus caught on an unending escalator. Fun With Your New Head is merely and advertisement, but one as frightening as it is amusing. The ugly little cockroach becomes a devastating creature in "The Roaches." In "Come Venus in Melancholy" and "Nada", alien life take on freakish and tragic aspects.
Twelve stories complete this anthology and not one of them is below the standard of excellence Mr. Disch seems to have set for himself in his art.« less