By Lester Del Rey
The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technological know-how fiction writers who may possibly rather be forgotten.
Lester del Rey (1915-1993) is such a lot remembered this present day as one of many namesakes of Del Rey Books—but within the Golden Age he was once an complete author who obtained his begin along (and bought to a similar markets as) a tender Isaac Asimov. This quantity assembles nine vintage del Rey tales—more than 500 pages of significant reading!
About the Megapacks
Over the previous few years, our “Megapack” sequence of publication anthologies has proved to be certainly one of our most well-liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we hold getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. every body at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who frequently recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)
• “Pursuit” initially seemed in area technological know-how Fiction, could 1952.
• “Let ’Em Breathe Space” initially seemed in house technology Fiction, July 1953.
• “No Strings Attached” initially seemed in If Worlds of technology Fiction, June 1954.
• “The Sky Is Falling” initially seemed in 1954.
• “Dead Ringer” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, November 1956.
• “Victory” initially seemed in superb technology Fiction, August, 1955.
• “Police Your Planet” initially seemed in 1956.
• “Badge of Infamy” initially seemed in 1957.
• “No Head for My Bier” initially seemed in extraordinary Adventures, January 1950.
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Robert Nathan, with whom I became friends for the last twenty-odd years of his life, said to me once, "I read Dunsany and Machen when I was young, and I met Cabell once or twice, in the twenties, but I never considered them a literary school or generation of any sort. " When I asked if he thought of himself as a fantasy writer, he answered, "No I work around the edges, if you like, but in the end I write what I like to read, like the rest of us. " Maybe what I'm getting at - and what Robert meant - is that the division between fantasy writers and writers who wrote fantasy wasn't nearly as distinct during most of his publishing career as it has become in recent decades.
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