Monday, 27 February 2012

DANGEROUS VISIONS 1

Sphere SF paperback, 1974. Cover painting by Fred Gambino.

"DANGEROUS VISIONS is the most dazzling science fiction anthology ever published. Between them, the stories it showcases have won two Hugo Awards, two Nebula Awards, two Hugo Award runner-up places and one Nebula Award runner-up position. 
This first volume of the three-volume paperback edition of DANGEROUS VISIONS features brilliant stories by 
ROBERT SILVERBERG 
FREDERIK POHL 
PHILIP JOSÉ FARMER 
BRIAN W. ALDISS 
LESTER DEL REY 
and other top SF authors.

Contents:

Evensong by Lester del Rey
Flies by Robert Silverberg
The Day After The Day The Martians Came by Frederik Pohl
Riders Of The Purple Wage by Philip José Farmer
The Malley System by Miriam Allen deFord
A Toy For Juliette by Robert Bloch
The Prowler In The City At The Edge Of The World by Harlan Ellison
The Night That All Time Broke Out by Brian W. Aldiss.

I want to rant about the fact that the bookshop I bought these from felt the need to scrawl the price on the front cover with a permanent marker, that's overkill, surely. Usually a pencil scribble on the inside front cover does the trick.
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