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John W. Campbell Jr.
Birth date: June 08, 1910
Died: July 11, 1971
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Science Fiction
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Manga Maniac Cafe
Manga Maniac Cafe rated it 4 years ago
3 - 3.5 starsThe villains were flat, flat, flat, especially Chick. I am getting frustrated because a bunch of the good guys met completely senseless deaths, and then our little group of survivors endured an unlikely cataclysmic natural disaster that is going to force them out of the safety of their...
SSkorkowsky
SSkorkowsky rated it 5 years ago
Beautifully imaginative story about Antarctic scientists discovering a strange creature trapped in the ice and the terror and paranoia that unfold as the monster kills and replaces them with perfect mimics. While I've seen the John Carpenter movie version many times, I know better than to believe a ...
Book Which I Have Done Read Them
Book Which I Have Done Read Them rated it 5 years ago
What a mess of a book. Story lurches from one scene to the next and characters and scenes change in the space of a sentence. Things happen with no explanation prior or afterwards.Basic story consists of a bunch of cookie cutter Characters standing round asking each other if they're a monster or accu...
thync1
thync1 rated it 6 years ago
A cute little morality play on "better the devil (or god) you know" from the godfather of modern sci-fi. You can tell it was written in 1939, though, the language was a little stolid and the characters a little thin. Good fun, all the same.
Brilliance Reviews
Brilliance Reviews rated it 6 years ago
Originally published by John W. Campbell as a novella in the August 1938 edition of the magazine Astounding Science-Fiction under the pen name Don A. Stuart, “Who Goes There?” spawned the body horror fiction subgenre and three versions of the movie The Thing. The plot is familiar to millions of fans...
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