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Here is a collection of some of the finest short fiction penned by one of "fathers" of modern science fiction. These stories were selected (and edited) by his wife Leigh Brackett, an author and a screenwriter. Her screen-writing credits include works on such films as The Big Sleep, Rio Bravo, The Long Goodbye and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. This collection spans nearly half a century of Edmond Hamilton's work and was selected from a repository of hundreds of stories that he had written over that period.
This book includes three science fiction stories. In Dr. Cyclops by Henry Kuttner, a brilliant scientist learns how to reduce Lilliputian size and finds the perfect guinea pigs when three colleagues try to discover his secrets. In Too Late for Eternity by Bryce Walton, a man fears growing old and being replaced, in a female-dominated society where women never age. In The Harpers of Titan by Edmond Hamilton, Captain Future and his Futuremen face a hideous peril as Simon Wright, the Living Brain, is implanted in a human body.
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