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This book (the first in a series of John Wyndham "readers") presents an eclectic collection of stories that demonstrate the versatility of this remarkable writer. Many of the tales presented herein have previously been available only in scarce publications; one ("Blackmoil") has never been published in any form at all. An essential volume for the Wyndham collector or an excellent introduction for new readers. Contents: Introduction by John Pelan. Story Notes: Phil Stephensen-Payne. STORIES: Derelict of Space / Time to Rest / No Place Like Earth / In Outer Space There Shone a Star / But a Kind of a Ghost / The Cathedral Crypt / A Life Postponed / Technical Slip / Una / It's a Wise Child / Pillar to Post / The Stare / Time Stops Today / The Meddler / Blackmoil / A Long Spoon.
Used availability for John Wyndham's No Place Like Earth
July 2003 : USA Hardback