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The Best of C.M. Kornbluth

by C.M. Kornbluth

Cover artist: Dean Ellis

Publisher: Ballantine

Pub year: 1977

Cover price: $1.95


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The Wonder of C.M. Kornbluth

Here in one spectacular volume are the 20 most brilliant stories of the extraordinary writer who interwove imagination and humor to create science-fiction tales of breathtaking amazement and sheer delight.

The Little Black Bag
Medical instruments from the future had turned an old quack into a miracle worker ... until his nurse joined the operation!

The Silly Season
When there was no news it was up to newsmen to invent it; but when the inventions went too far, there was trouble!

He was a 17-year-old Puerto Rican dishwasher with a gift for atomic physics that could turn top secrets inside out!

The Marching Morons
An impacted wisdom tooth had led John Barlow to a state of suspended animation ... and a dangerous awakening in a dumb new world!

Friend to Man
He was a fugitive on an alien planet, being pursued by a posse of the dead in his mind!

— And 15 more memorable selections ... by a man whose astounding stories have enthralled millions.

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