Friday, 12 August 2011

FINAL STAGE

Penguin SF paperback, 1975. Cover illustration by David Pelham.

"Thirteen fantastic new stories on the classic themes of science fiction by: Isaac Asimov/Poul Anderson/Robert Silverberg/Harlan Ellison/Frederik Pohl/Brian Aldiss/Harry Harrison/Philip K. Dick and others. Between them the contributors have won all the awards bestowed by science fiction: seventeen Hugos, ten Nebulas and the John W. Campbell memorial award. In this very special original collection, each writer is at the top of his form, each attempting to create the ultimate on a given theme."


Contents:


We Purchased People by Frederik Pohl
The Voortrekkers by Poul Anderson
Great Escape Tours, Inc. by Kit Reed
Diagrams For Three Enigmatic Stories by Brian W. Aldiss
Thou Art Mindful Of Him! by Isaac Asimov
We Three by Dean R. Koontz
An Old Fashioned Girl by Joanna Russ
Catman by Harlan Ellison
Space Rats Of The CCC by Harry Harrison
Trips by Robert Silverberg
The Wonderful All-Purpose Transmogrifier by Barry N. Malzberg
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree, Jr.
A Little Something For Us Tempunauts by Philip K. Dick
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