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The World That Couldn't Be

Edited by H.L. Gold

Cover artist unknown

Publisher: Perma

Pub year: 1961

Cover price: 35¢


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And 8 other provocative, challenging science-fiction novelets

Back cover text

Nine superlative stories of imagined probability

The World That Couldn't Be
By Clifford D, Simak

Brightside Crossing
By Alan E. Nourse

Mezzerow Loves Company
By F.L. Wallace

An Eye for a What?
By Damon knight

A Woman's Place
By Mark Clifton

A Gun for Dinosaur
By L. Sprague de Camp

One for the Books
By Richard Matheson

The Music Master of Babylon
By Edgar Pangborn

Once a Greech
By Evelyn E. Smith

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Science or fiction?

Here are nine novelets dealing with the world we do not yet know. Each is a masterfully told story in its own right, exploring areas of future life that are no longer merely possible.

Science fiction has come of age. Within these pages, moreover, it is at once apparent that its practitioners are clearly the most able and exciting writer writing today.

The World That Couldn't Be, nine superlative, provocative, challenging science-fiction novelets from Galaxy Magazine.