Alien Earth and different tales is a 1969 paperback anthology edited by way of Roger Elwood and Sam Moskowitz. the canopy blurb teases "Man discovers his barriers — and his risks — in a global the place the timber speak, robots imagine and heartless machines make the ultimate decisions."
The lineup of authors is amazing, together with Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, A.E. van Vogt, Clifford D. Simak, Andre Norton, Edmond Hamilton and Erle Stanley Gardner. the unique booklet dates run from the Twenties to the '30s, '40s and '50s.
Considerable attempt went into resurrecting this e-book from someone's very bad unique conversion. countless numbers of damaged sentences, misspelled phrases and conversion artifacts were corrected. I'm definite I've overlooked issues, however the publication is now very readable.
• Alien Earth • (1949) • novelette by way of Edmond Hamilton
• The earlier grasp • (1955) • novelette via Robert Bloch
• Rain Magic • essay through Erle Stanley Gardner
• Rain Magic • (1928) • novelette through Erle Stanley Gardner
• final Melody • [Tales from the White Hart] • (1957) • shortstory via Arthur C. Clarke (variant of the final word Melody)
• The Loot of Time • (1938) • novelette via Clifford D. Simak
• Doodad • (1943) • shortstory by means of Ray Bradbury
• Automaton • (1950) • shortstory via A. E. van Vogt
• the folks of the Crater • [Garan] • (1947) • novelette through Andre Norton
• Franchise • (1955) • shortstory by way of Isaac Asimov
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