View from Another Shore: European Science Fiction

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This is a second edition, with a completely new contextual introduction and other new material, of a selection (first published in 1973 and for long out of print) of some of the best science fiction from continental Europe. These stories, varied in subject and treatment and ranging in tone from the gentle humour of Vadim Shefner's 'A Modest Genius' to the sharp satire of Lem's 'In Hot Pursuit of Happiness', provide an important contribution to the body of foreign sf in ...
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Overview

This is a second edition, with a completely new contextual introduction and other new material, of a selection (first published in 1973 and for long out of print) of some of the best science fiction from continental Europe. These stories, varied in subject and treatment and ranging in tone from the gentle humour of Vadim Shefner's 'A Modest Genius' to the sharp satire of Lem's 'In Hot Pursuit of Happiness', provide an important contribution to the body of foreign sf in translation.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
In Hot Pursuit of Happiness 1
The Valley of Echoes 42
Observation of Quadragnes 51
The Good Ring 69
Slum 82
The Land of Osiris 87
Captain Nemo's Last Adventure 143
The Altar of the Random Gods 167
Good Night, Sophie 175
The Proving Ground 198
Sisyphus, the Son of Aeolus 215
A Modest Genius 233
Notes on the Authors 248
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