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Farthest Reaches

by Joseph Elder

This book contains a dozen science fiction stories by twelve of the most well known authors in the field including: The Worm That Flies by Brian Aldiss, Kyrie by Poul Anderson, Tomorrow is a Million Years by J. G. Ballard, Pond Water by John Brunner, The Dance of the Changer and the Three by Terry Carr, Crusade by Arthur C. Clarke, Ranging by John Jakes, Mind OUt of Time by Keith Laumer, The Inspector by James Mckinney, To the Dark Star by Robert Silverberg, A Night in Elf Hill by Norman Spinrad and Sulwen's Planet by Jack Vance.

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