Lost Pulp Sci-Fi from 1950s for Hardcore Fans Only [NOOK Book]

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Before sci-fi got cute and discovered its softer side, it was hardboiled to the core – as were it hardcore readers.

Its masters were weaned on pulp fiction at a time in the second half of the 20th century when man actually began to reach out for the stars.

When I recently discovered some of the lost masterpieces that fill this 298-page, ...
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Lost Pulp Sci-Fi from 1950s for Hardcore Fans Only

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Overview

Before sci-fi got cute and discovered its softer side, it was hardboiled to the core – as were it hardcore readers.

Its masters were weaned on pulp fiction at a time in the second half of the 20th century when man actually began to reach out for the stars.

When I recently discovered some of the lost masterpieces that fill this 298-page, beautifully illustrated compilation produced exclusively for Kindle, once again I was amazed at how good the writing was of these long-forgotten visionaries.
Hardboiled, sci-fi tales like “The Man Who Hated Mars,” “The Machine That Saved the World,” or “Alien Offer, “brought back the same excitement I first felt as a young man when I stumbled upon my first vintage Sci-Fi pulp story.
In addition to these magnificent gems, this compilation includes the great Robert Silverberg’s first novel, “Starman’s Quest,” which he wrote when he was 19 years old.

I believe you will find this compilation not a walk down lost memories but instead a rediscovery or great things yet to come.

Chet Dembeck
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011886072
  • Publisher: Publisher of One
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 275,785
  • File size: 378 KB

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This lost compilation is written by such visionaries of speculative fiction as Robert Silverberg, when he was in the beginning of his writing career and other prolific masters of the 1950s. The stories are more timely today than ever!
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2010

    Robert Silverberg at his prime

    This is a great compilation of vintage sci-fi with many good stories. But, the modest price of this ebook was worth just getting a chance to read a young and upstart Robert Silverberg when he was just starting out. I loved it!

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