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5 Tales From Tomorrow

Edited by T.E. Dikty

Cover artist unknown

Publisher: Fawcett Crest

Pub year: 1957

Cover price: 35¢


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Cover tagline

A breathtaking journey through time and space with five top writers of science fiction

Back cover text

The Time: Tomorrow ... When travel is as simple as suburban commuting

...robots do everything from washing dishes to waging wars surgery kits are as common as Band-aids

...giant electronic brains mastermind all human activity

The Place: Space Space Space

where the cold, dark islands of abandoned planets drift in a fabulous universe flooded with blazing energy, the dust of old suns and the heat of smoldering new stars.

Space — the promise of new life to a crowded earth — the new frontier — the hope of tomorrow!

Five exciting stories of time and space by such great science-fiction writers as Clifford D. Simak, Albert Compton Friborg, Everett B. Cole, Robert Abernathy and Tom Godwin.

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Interior text

The Magic 5....

Push-Button Passion
Chaos results when the most complicated and powerful machine ever invented falls in love....

The Cold Equations
The tragedy of a lovely young stowaway on an inter-space cruiser....

A do-it-yourself fan of the future gets more than he bargained for when he puts together a self-reproducing robot....

Deep Space
He courted death in a conquest of space....

A visitor from a superior civilization finds himself on a drab, cruel earth — the results are fascinating....

These are stories that take us into the strange and chilling world of the future — written by five masters of science fiction.