New Writings In SF-2

New Writings In SF-2 By John Carnell John Rackham Colin Kapp Joseph L. Green G.L. Lack Douglas R. Mason Dennis Etchison William Spencer, Contents John Rackham Hell Planet 1964 Colin Kapp The Night Flame 1964 Joseph L Green The Creators 1964 G L Lack Rogue Leonardo 1964 Douglas R Mason Maiden Voyage 1964 Dennis Etchison Odd Boy Out 1964 William Spencer The Eternal Machines 1964 Steve Hall A Round Billiard Table 1964. New Writings In SF Contents John Rackham Hell Planet Colin Kapp The Night Flame Joseph L Green The Creators G L Lack Rogue Leonardo Douglas R Mason Maiden Voyage Dennis Etchison Odd Boy Out

  • Title: New Writings In SF-2
  • Author: John Carnell John Rackham Colin Kapp Joseph L. Green G.L. Lack Douglas R. Mason Dennis Etchison William Spencer
  • ISBN: 9780552084123
  • Page: 108
  • Format: None
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    1. This is a short but really high quality collection of vintage British sci fi from 1964 All of the stories are solid and well written Most are clever and entertaining Two are outstanding enough I m surprised they re not better known Hell Planet by John Rackham packs in layers of alien society, psychology, and plot, all tied together with strong writing Colin Kapp s The Night Flame is a dark, enigmatic, and compact story that does a far better job than history books could ever do at conveying the [...]

    2. Still hardly the new wave of science fiction, as it suggests it was, but a marked step up from the first volume in the series Several fine stories here, though a few of them are showing signs of the times they were written John Rankine s Maiden Voyage , for example, while a fine story, shows a few too many signs of both sexism and man the conquering hero Overall, a than worthwhile collection, though still with a few too many golden age trappings to be considered that much out of the early 1960s [...]

    3. This reasonably short volume has a novella and a group of short stories Written in the mid 60s, these are good solid science fiction of the era, with ideas being important than characters.The title story here, Hell Planet, sees humanoid aliens in a crippled spaceship making their way to the Sol system and being horrified when they encounter and translate the radio transmissions from Earth The rest of the stories are mostly enjoyable, with a combination of humour and ideas I particularly enjoyed [...]

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