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Anthologies seldom make history, but Dangerous Visions is a grand exception. Harlan Ellison's 1967 collection of science fiction stories set an almost impossibly high standard, as more than a half dozen of its stories won major awards - not surprising with a contributors list that reads like a who's who of 20th-century SF:

Evensong by Lester del Rey | Flies by Robert Silverberg | The Day After the Day the Martians Came by Frederik Pohl | Riders of the Purple Wage by Philip Jose Farmer | The Malley System by Miriam Allen deFord | A Toy for Juliette by Robert Bloch | The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World by Harlan Ellison | The Night That All Time Broke Out by Brian W. Aldiss | The Man Who Went to the Moon - Twice by Howard Rodman | Faith of Our Fathers by Philip K. Dick | The Jigsaw Man by Larry Niven | Gonna Roll the Bones by Fritz Leiber | Lord Randy, My Son by Joe L. Hensley | Eutopia by Poul Anderson | Incident in Moderan and The Escaping by David R. Bunch | The Doll-House by James Cross | Sex and/or Mr. Morrison by Carol Emshwiller | Shall the Dust Praise Thee? by Damon Knight | If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? by Theodore Sturgeon | What Happened to Auguste Clarot? by Larry Eisenberg | Ersatz by Henry Slesar | Go, Go, Go, Said the Bird by Sonya Dorman | The Happy Breed by John Sladek | Encounter with a Hick by Jonathan Brand | From the Government Printing Office by Kris Neville | Land of the Great Horses by R. A. Lafferty | The Recognition by J. G. Ballard | Judas by John Brunner | Test to Destruction by Keith Laumer | Carcinoma Angels by Norman Spinrad | Auto-da-Fe by Roger Zelazny | Aye, and Gomorrah by Samuel R. Delany

Unavailable for 15 years, this huge anthology now returns to print, as relevant now as when it was first published.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 656 pages
  • 131 x 197 x 37mm | 475g
  • Gateway
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0575108029
  • 9780575108028
  • 24,221

Table of contents

-"Evensong" by Lester del Rey
-"Flies" by Robert Silverberg
-"The Day After the Day the Martians Came" by Frederik Pohl
- "Riders of the Purple Wage" by Philip Jose Farmer
- "The Malley System" by Miriam Allen deFord
- "A Toy for Juliette" by Robert Bloch
- "The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World" by Harlan Ellison
- "The Night That All Time Broke Out" by Brian W. Aldiss
- "The Man Who Went to the Moon - Twice" by Howard Rodman
- "Faith of Our Fathers" by Philip K. Dick"
- The Jigsaw Man" by Larry Niven
- "Gonna Roll the Bones" by Fritz Leiber
- "Lord Randy, My Son" by Joe L. Hensley
- "Eutopia" by Poul Anderson
- "Incident in Moderan" and "The Escaping" by David R. Bunch
- "The Doll-House" by James Cross
- "Sex and/or Mr. Morrison" by Carol Emshwiller
- "Shall the Dust Praise Thee?" by Damon Knight
- "If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister?" by Theodore Sturgeon
- "What Happened to Auguste Clarot?" by Larry Eisenberg
- "Ersatz" by Henry Slesar
- "Go, Go, Go, Said the Bird" by Sonya Dorman
- "The Happy Breed" by John Sladek
- "Encounter with a Hick" by Jonathan Brand
- "From the Government Printing Office" by Kris Neville
- "Land of the Great Horses" by R. A. Lafferty
- "The Recognition" by J. G. Ballard
- "Judas" by John Brunner
- "Test to Destruction" by Keith Laumer
- "Carcinoma Angels" by Norman Spinrad
- "Auto-da-Fe" by Roger Zelazny
- "Aye, and Gomorrah by Samuel R. Delany
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Dangerous Visions is a landmark in science fiction, one that can proudly stand against those literary snobs who look down their nose at the genre Antony Jones SFBOOKREVIEWS blog 20120309
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Dangerous Visions is a landmark in science fiction, one that can proudly stand against those literary snobs who look down their nose at the genre -- Antony Jones * SFBOOKREVIEWS blog *
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About Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison is a multiple HUGO and NEBULA AWARD winning writer and editor. He wrote the script for the hugely popular STAR TREK episode, The City on the Edge of Forever, the NEBULA AWARD-winning novella, A BOY AND HIS DOG, and many acclaimed stories including 'Shatterday' and 'I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream'. His groundbreaking anthology DANGEROUS VISIONS was instrumental in defining the New Wave movement. Harlan Ellison lives in Los Angeles.
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