SPECTRUM 4 Author:Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest (Editors) THE FOURTH SPECTRUM — C.S. Lewis sat down one day, not long before his death, to talk about science fiction with Kingsley Amis and Brian W. Aldiss. Their lively, witty, and far-ranging conversation serves as an introduction to a notably diversified selection of stories by fourteen of the foremost writers in the field. — Ranging from the wierd exp... more »eriences of one man who could endure the alien presense on "Stranger Station" in the story by Damon Knight to the unusual Sleep Ritual which takes place in "The Secret Song" by Fritz Leiber, the editors have presented us with contrasting visions of future worlds that are as entertaining as they are intriguing.
The other authors in this new collection are C. M. Kornbluth, Christopher Anvil, John Brunner, John Jakes, Howard Fast, Anthony Boucher, Allan Danzig, John Wyndhham, Cordwainer Smith, Ron Goulart, Hal Clement and Wayland Young.« less