Moonrise : the golden age of lunar adventures / edited by Mike Ashley
Book | British Library | 2018
Available at PAS Central Library Fiction, Science Fiction (SF MOO)
348 pages ; 19 cm.
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Dead centre / Judith Merril -- A visit to the moon / George Griffith -- Sunrise on the Moon / John Munro -- First men in the Moon / H.G. Wells -- Sub-satellite / Charles Cloukey -- Lunar lilliput / William F. Temple -- Nothing happens on the Moon / Paul Ernst -- Whatever gods there be / Gordon R. Dickson -- Idiot's delight / John Wyndham -- After a judgement day / Edmond Hamilton -- The sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke.
"Before the Apollo 11 mission succeeded in landing on the Moon in 1969, writers and visionaries were fascinated by how we might get there and what we might find. The Greeks and Romans speculated about the Moon almost two thousand years before H. G. Wells or Jules Verne wrote about it, but interest peaked from the late 1800s when the prospect of lunar travel became more viable. This anthology presents twelve short stories from the most popular magazines of the golden age of SF - including The Strand Magazine, Astounding Science Fiction and Amazing Stories - and features classic SF writers as well as lesser-known writers for dedicated fans of the genre to discover. Includes stories by Arthur C. Clarke, Judith Merril and John Wyndham."--Provided by publisher.
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