By Reginald Bretnor, Grendel Briarton
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The overdue Reginald Bretnor (1911-1992) used to be by no means a prolific author -- he wrote just a handful of books and approximately a hundred brief tales (and greater than one hundred twenty short-short "Feghoots" less than his Grendel Briarton pseudonym) -- over a 45-year writing profession. as well as wars, weaponry, and technological know-how fiction, Bretnor's vast pursuits integrated cats. (And puns. Did we point out the terrible puns?) those topics are all touched on during this assortment. A sly humorousness permeates Bretnor’s fiction, and as we paintings to digitize his entire physique of labor and current it to readers in a sequence of Reginald Bretnor Megapacks, we all know you’ll celebrate analyzing it all.
Included during this quantity are:
GNURRS COME FROM THE VOODVORK OUT
MAYBE a bit of ONE
THE guy ON TOP
THE BEASTS THAT PERISH
WITHOUT (GENERAL) ISSUE
MRS. PIGAFETTA SWIMS WELL
THE MURDERERS' CIRCLE
FUNGO THE UNRIGHTEOUS
ALL THE TEA IN CHINA
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (5)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (9)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (11)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (13)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (77)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (95)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (101)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (108)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (EPSILON)
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