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Fredric Brown
Birth date: October 29, 1906
Died: March 11, 1972
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Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 6 months ago
This was a thoroughly enjoyable collection of short stories, superbly narrated by Matt Godfrey. I can see now why Stephen King gave Fredric Brown and specifically this collection a special mention in his non fiction book about influential horror written during the 1950's through the 1970's: Danse Ma...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 4 years ago
I've been reading quite a few science fiction books lately, particularly anthologies, and this one stands out as special. It's comprised of the 26 stories voted into the "Science Fiction Hall of Fame" as the best in the genre under 15,000 words by the Science Fiction Writers of America. Spanning fro...
veeral
veeral rated it 5 years ago
Martians invade the earth. But instead of arriving in overcompensating spaceships, they just "kwimmed" to earth, meaning, just arrived- like that. But instead of being blood thirsty aliens annihilating humans, they just annoy humans by invading their privacy and making their every secret public.Well...
sandin954
sandin954 rated it 9 years ago
Winner of the 1948 Edgar for best first. Both a mystery and coming of age tale.
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it 9 years ago
The Fabulous Clipjoint is the Catcher In The Rye of mystery novels - or at least, it is for me.While I read it, I'm living the life of Ed Hunter, a bright but bitter 18-year-old living in the Chicago slums of the 1940s. And the funny thing is that just like Catcher In The Rye, it doesn't feel a bit ...
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