The Best From Fantasy and Science Fiction: 19th Series

by Edward L. Ferman | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 9789997376268 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 5/29/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
I found this hardcover at a local Savers thrift shop. It's the 19th collection of the best stories from "Fantasy and Science Fiction" magazine, and includes a nice variety of tales - and some entertaining Gahan Wilson cartoons. Among my favorite stories:

The moody, enigmatic "Longtooth" by Edgar Pangborn, featuring a very uncomfortable encounter.

"Calliope and Gherkin and the Yankee Doodle Thing" by Evelyn E. Smith, an interesting look at adolescence and several different types of aliens.

Larry Niven's "Get a Horse!", an amusing spin on "be careful what you wish for" - here, involving some minor confusion on the part of a greedy politico as to what kind of universe his scientists are fetching creatures from.

"Benji's Pencil" by Bruce McAllister deals with some unnerving possibilities re cryogenic suspension.

Released 3 wks ago (11/13/2019 UTC) at Little Free Library, Cedar Pond Recreation Area in Sturbridge, Massachusetts USA

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*** Released for the 2019 Science Fiction release challenge. ***

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