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Six Worlds Yonder

by Eric Frank Russell

Cover artist: Ed Emshwiller

Publisher: Ace

Pub year: 1958

Cover price: 35¢


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Cover tagline

Stories of first landings on far planets

Back cover text

Part of Ace Double: The Space Willies

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Interior text

The planet mappers

One thing's certain about the exploration of outer space — there's not going to be two worlds alike! In this new collection of interstellar explorers, the fertile and original mind of Eric Frank Russell presents a half-dozen of the more extraordinary possibilities.

There's the world where everything moves at a pace so different from ours that it would take a couple of lifetimes to establish communication. There's the planet of immortals, with all that that really signifies. There's the puzzling problem of keeping important messages secret when surrounded by truculent aliens. And there's more...

Every story is different, every world is unique, and every adventure is science-fiction at its best.