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Published by Penguin in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Science fiction, English.,
  • Science fiction, American.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Brian Aldiss.
SeriesPenguin Modern Classics
ContributionsAldiss, Brian Wilson, 1925-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1309.S3 S44 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 578 p. :
Number of Pages578
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17035130M
ISBN 100141188928
ISBN 109780141188928
LC Control Number2008371982

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