The Steam-Driven Boy and Other Strangers
Publish date: July 1973
Pages no: 189
Edition language: English
Tenalp yawaraf a morf emoc I, stnatibahni htraE olleh. D NT WHSH T DSTR U, JST GV U KNWLDG. CwN www wNDwRSTwND Mw?Sladek's short stories are one crazy ride, you never know what will happen next, as he constantly pulls tricks from the hat like a magician turned into a broken automaton. The bad side o...
Good parodies of the following authors:The Purloined Butter (Edgar Allan Poe)Pemberly’s Start-Afresh Calliope (H.G. Wells)Ralph 4F (Hugo Gernsback)Engineer to the Gods (Robert Heinlein)Broot Force (Isaac Asimov)Joy Ride (Ray Bradbury)The Moon is Sixpence (Arthur C. Clarke)Solar Shoe-Salesman (Philip...
If you like science fiction and bizarre humour, this book is a must-read - in particular the second half, which consists of short stories spoofing the SF greats. He totally nails Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Cordwainer Smith and J.G. Ballard, among others. It's cruel but very funny...
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