From Frank Herbert’s Dune to Isaac Asimov’s beginning sequence to Philip okay. Dick’s tales of unusual visions of a dystopian destiny, the latter half the 20th century produced many of the best examples of speculative fiction ever released. but no technological know-how fiction writer used to be extra very popular than Grand grasp Clifford D. Simak, winner of various honors, together with the Hugo and Nebula Awards and a Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement.
This extraordinary compendium of reports, written in the course of technology fiction’s golden age, highlights Simak at his best possible, combining inventive options together with his trademark humanism and exploring unusual visitations, awesome applied sciences, and humankind’s future within the attainable worlds of the next day to come. no matter if it’s an irascible previous man’s discovery of a truly strange skunk that places him at odds with the united states Air strength, a county agent’s unusual bond with the sentient alien vegetation he discovers turning out to be in his backyard, the issues a small city faces while its youngsters mature too swiftly because of babysitters from one other galaxy, or the present a lonely farmer gets in trade for helping a death customer from one other international, the occasions certain in Simak’s poignant and lovely stories will thrill, surprise, amuse, and astonish in equivalent measure.
one of many genre’s most suitable literary artists, Simak explores time trip and time engines; examines the rituals and superstitions of galactic tourists who've lengthy forgotten their final function; or even takes attention-grabbing detours via international struggle II and the wild American West in a wondrous anthology that no technology fiction fan can be without.
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