Voyagers : Twelve Journeys through Space and Time

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Every science-fiction story is a voyage of some kind-to a world of a far-off galaxy, to our own world of the distant future or the remote past, to some interior corner of the human soul. In VOYAGERS: Twelve Journeys through Space and Time, Science Fiction Grand Master Robert Silverberg collects twelve of his finest short stories and novellas, all of which carry readers to the next level of imagination and into a new universe of the mind. This new collection spans 60 years of work by the Hugo Award-winning Silverberg, traveling from one end of the universe to the other, from the dawn of time to its final hours. A journey through its pages reveals time-travelers from the future come back to witness a catastrophe of our own time, Spanish conquistadores looking for-and finding-the Fountain of Youth, a tourist in Mexico stepping into an alternative universe, and spacefarers among the stars making a surprising discovery. The range of these stories, the kinds of voyages they describe, just begins to demonstrate the scope of science fiction, and the lengths to which Silverberg's sparkling imagination can leap.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 139 x 209 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1953103049
  • 9781953103048
  • 1,322,079

Table of contents

Table of Contents

Introduction by Robert Silverberg

In Another Country


Chip Runner

Looking For The Fountain

Ship-Sister, Star-Sister

The Changeling

We Are For The Dark

The Trouble With Sempoanga

The Sixth Palace


The Pleasure Of Their Company

Thebes Of The Hundred Gates
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Review quote

"SFWA Grand Master Silverberg brings together 12 tension-filled speculative stories from throughout his long career in this impressive collection. . . Readers will be won over by the immersive worldbuilding and clever plot twists of these thought-provoking stories." -Publishers Weekly

"If you're not familiar with Silverberg, this may be one of the most important and rewarding purchases you make this year. And if you are, you already know it's an essential buy." -Black Gate: Adventures in Fantasy Literature

"The variety of stories are well-chosen and riveting, as well as thoroughly engrossing and entertaining. The quality of all the stories is excellent." -She Treads Softly

"A fabulous curation. I highly recommend this anthology to lovers of classic Science Fiction." -The Spine Review


"Robert Silverberg is our best . . . Time and time again he has expanded the parameters of science fiction." The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

"One of science fiction's modern masters . . . His words and his work have shaped the whole direction of the field." Chicago Sun-Times

"Done Silverberg's way, science fiction is a fine art." Associated Press

"The John Updike of science fiction." The New York Times Book Review

"A master of his craft and imagination." Los Angeles Times
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About Robert Silverberg

ROBERT SILVERBERG is a giant in the sci-fi genre, with four Hugo Awards and six Nebula Awards to his name. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 1999 and named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Guild in 2005. At present, there is a resurgence of interest in Silverberg's short fiction. His short story "Needle in a Timestack" (included in Time and Time Again) is being adapted for the screen by Oscar-winning writer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave).
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