Farewell to the Master

Farewell to the Master : The Day the Earth Stood Still

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This is a reprint of the 1940 first-contact Sci Fi classic short story that inspired the two movies titled "The Day the Earth Stood Still." The story differs in many ways from both movies. This is the only annotated paperback available of the story by Harry Bates.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 127 x 198.12 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1480247103
  • 9781480247109
  • 2,611,747

About Harry Bates

Harry Bates wrote this classic short story in 1940 for "Astounding" science fiction magazine. His story was adapted for two movies in 1951 and 2008, both titled "The Day the Earth Stood Still." Hollywood made many changes for the movies. This book is a reprint of the original story published by the magazine. It includes a new introduction by Dennis Herrick and a list of about 300 short stories, novellas, and novels about first contact.
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