Anthologies seldom make history, but Dangerous Visions is a grand exception.
Harlan Ellison's 1967 collection of science fiction stories set an almost impossibly high standard, as more than a half dozen of its stories won major awards - not surprising with a contributors list that reads like a who's who of 20th-century SF: Evensong by Lester del Rey | Flies by Robert Silverberg | The Day After the Day the Martians Came by Frederik Pohl | Riders of the Purple Wage by Philip Jose Farmer | The Malley System by Miriam Allen deFord | A Toy for Juliette by Robert Bloch | The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World by Harlan Ellison | The Night That All Time Broke Out by Brian W.
Aldiss | The Man Who Went to the Moon - Twice by Howard Rodman | Faith of Our Fathers by Philip K.
Dick | The Jigsaw Man by Larry Niven | Gonna Roll the Bones by Fritz Leiber | Lord Randy, My Son by Joe L.
Hensley | Eutopia by Poul Anderson | Incident in Moderan and The Escaping by David R.
Bunch | The Doll-House by James Cross | Sex and/or Mr. Morrison by Carol Emshwiller | Shall the Dust Praise Thee? by Damon Knight | If All Men Were Brothers, Would You Let One Marry Your Sister? by Theodore Sturgeon | What Happened to Auguste Clarot?by Larry Eisenberg | Ersatz by Henry Slesar | Go, Go, Go, Said the Bird by Sonya Dorman | The Happy Breed by John Sladek | Encounter with a Hick by Jonathan Brand | From the Government Printing Office by Kris Neville | Land of the Great Horses by R.
A. Lafferty | The Recognition by J. G. Ballard | Judas by John Brunner | Test to Destruction by Keith Laumer | Carcinoma Angels by Norman Spinrad | Auto-da-Fe by Roger Zelazny | Aye, and Gomorrah by Samuel R.
Delany Unavailable for 15 years, this huge anthology now returns to print, as relevant now as when it was first published.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 656 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 09/02/2012
- Category: Science fiction
- ISBN: 9780575108028