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Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces Hardcover – March 1, 1983

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  • Hardcover: 538 pages
  • Publisher: Arbor House Pub Co; 1ST edition (March 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0877954453
  • ISBN-13: 978-0877954453
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.4 x 1.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,908,190 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Robert Silverberg has been a professional writer since 1955, widely known for his science fiction and fantasy stories. He is a many-time winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards, was named to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 1999, and in 2004 was designated as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. His books and stories have been translated into forty languages. Among his best known titles are NIGHTWINGS, DYING INSIDE, THE BOOK OF SKULLS, and the three volumes of the Majipoor Cycle: LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE, MAJIPOOR CHRONICLES, VALENTINE PONTIFEX. His collected short stories, covering nearly sixty years of work, have been published in nine volumes by Subterranean Press. His most recent book is TALES OF MAJIPOOR (2013), a new collection of stories set on the giant world made famous in LORD VALENTINE'S CASTLE.

He and his wife, writer Karen Haber, and an assorted population of cats live in the San Francisco Bay Area in a sprawling house surrounded by exotic plants.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Roochak on March 14, 2014
Format: Hardcover
This historical anthology of 19th and 20th century stories contains:

"Mellonta Tauta" by Edgar Allan Poe (1849)
"In the Year 2889" by Jules Verne (1889)
"Sold to Satan" by Mark Twain (1923)
"The New Accelerator" by H.G. Wells (1901)
"Finis" by Frank Lillie Pollock (1906)
"As Easy as ABC" by Rudyard Kipling (1912)
"Dark Lot of One Saul" by M.P. Shiel (1912)
"R.U.R." by Karel Capek (1921)
"The Tissue-Culture King" by Julian Huxley (1926)
"The Metal Man" by Jack Williamson (1928)
"The Gostak and the Doshes" by Miles J. Breuer (1930)
"Alas, All Thinking!" by Harry Bates (1935)
"The Mad Moon" by Stanley G. Weinbaum (1935)
"As Never Was" by P. Schuyler Miller (1944)
"Desertion" by Clifford D. Simak (1944)
"The Strange Case of John Kingman" by Murray Leinster (1948)
"Dreams are Sacred" by Peter Phillips (1948)
"Misbegotten Missionary" by Isaac Asimov (1950)
"Dune Roller" by Julian May (1951)
"Warm" by Robert Sheckley (1953)
"A Bad Day for Sales" by Fritz Leiber (1953)
"Man of Parts" by Horace L. Gold (1954)
"The Man Who Came Early" by Poul Anderson (1956)
"The Burning of the Brain" by Cordwainer Smith (1958)
"The Men Who Murdered Mohammed" by Alfred Bester (1958)
"The Man Who Lost the Sea" by Theodore Sturgeon (1959)
"Goodlife" by Fred Saberhagen (1963)
"The Sliced-Crosswise Only-on-Tuesday World" by Philip Jose Farmer (1971)
"Gehenna" by Barry N. Malzberg (1971)
"A Meeting with Medusa" by Arthur C. Clarke (1971)
"Painwise" by James Tiptree Jr. (1972)
"Nobody's Home" by Joanna Russ (1972)
"Think Only This of Me" by Michael J. Kurland (1973)
"Capricorn Games" by Robert Silverberg (1974)
"The Author of the Acacia Seeds and Other Extracts from the Journal of the Association of Therolinguistics" by Ursula K. LeGuin (1974)
"Travels" by Carter Scholz (1980)
"Doing Lennon" by Gregory Benford (1975)
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