The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-B by Isaac Asimov audiobook

The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America

By Isaac Asimov , Jack Vance , and others
Edited by Ben Bova
Read by various narrators

Blackstone Publishing 9780385057882

Science Fiction Hall of Fame Series

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Eleven essential classics in one volume This last volume in the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964 contains eleven great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field. Published in 1973 to honor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced tens of thousands of young readers to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country. This volume contains the following: Introduction by Ben Bova The Martian Way by Isaac Asimov Earthman, Come Home by James Blish Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys The Spectre General by Theodore Cogswell The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster The Midas Plague by Frederik Pohl The Witches of Karres by James H. Schmitz E for Effort by T. L. Sherred In Hiding by Wilmar H. Shiras The Big Front Yard by Clifford D. Simak The Moon Moth by Jack Vance

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Eleven essential classics in one volume

This last volume in the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964 contains eleven great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field.

Published in 1973 to honor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced tens of thousands of young readers to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country.

This volume contains the following:

Introduction by Ben Bova

The Martian Way by Isaac Asimov

Earthman, Come Home by James Blish

Rogue Moon by Algis Budrys

The Spectre General by Theodore Cogswell

The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster

The Midas Plague by Frederik Pohl

The Witches of Karres by James H. Schmitz

E for Effort by T. L. Sherred

In Hiding by Wilmar H. Shiras

The Big Front Yard by Clifford D. Simak

The Moon Moth by Jack Vance

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The crème de la crème.” Library Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Isaac Asimov

Author Bio: Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov (1920–1992) was born in the Soviet Union and came to the United States in 1923. He earned his PhD in chemistry in 1948, and in 1958 became a full-time writer. His writings include the Foundation Trilogy; I, Robot; Tomorrow’s Children; and numerous works of nonfiction touching on a range of scientific topics. Among his accolades are six Hugo awards, a SFWA Grand Master Award, and high praise from such luminaries as Kurt Vonnegut, Arthur C. Clarke, and Gene Roddenberry.

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Author Bio: Jack Vance

Author Bio: Jack Vance

Jack Vance (1916–2013) published his first story, “The World Thinker,” in 1945 and has since written over sixty books. Best known as a science fiction and fantasy writer, Vance has won several awards in those genres, including the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement and a number of Hugo Awards. He also wrote under the pseudonyms Ellery Queen, Peter Held, John Holbrook, John van See, and Alan Wade.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 22.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English