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Science Fiction for people who hate Science Fiction
Science Fiction for people who hate Science Fiction Author:Terry Carr (editor) Science fiction has come a long way from the pulps of the thirties and forties with their gaudy covers and the advertisements for athlete's foot cures and rupture easers. In a literary period when most stories are about the average man doing average things in an average way, we tend to forget that all life is not average. Science fiction tells... more » us that adventure does exist, extraordinary things do happen and people do sometimes solve their problems.
This collection of nine short stories by Robert Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke and others tells just what science fiction is all about. More important they demonstrate that science fiction is not terribly special and exclusive... it is something to be enjoyed by every reader with an imagination.« less