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Edited by H.L. Gold

Cover artist: Richard Powers

Publisher: Perma

Pub year: 1962

Cover price: 35¢


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And four other short science fiction novels from Galaxy

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Five far-out, spine-tingling novels in which you'll find out what happens when —

You get hooked on zarquil, the poker of tomorrow, where the stakes are your own physical body and identity!
Bodyguard by Christopher Grimm

You order a bargain robot kit but get by mistake an experimental model that can reproduce its own kind!
How-2 by Clifford D. Simak

You lose your galaxy identity card, miss your space ship and discover that there isn't another one scheduled for ten years!
Delay in Transit by F.L. Wallace

You are suddenly classed as an insect pest incapable of even rudimentary intelligence, when the Spheres, or Blubber Balls, take over!
The City of Force by Daniel F. Galouye

You are captured by the Gormen and faced with the chilling realization that your only weapon against them is your subconscious!
Whatever Counts by Frederik Pohl

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Science or Fiction?

Here are five novels 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 among the most able and exciting authors writing today.