Books by Eric Frank Russell

Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"The consensus opinion on Russell is that he was a top-flight second-rater; these stories aptly illustrate why."
Thirty short stories, 1941-65, from Hugo winner Russell (1905-78; Men, Martians and Machines, 1983), whom NESFA considers with some justification to have been unduly neglected. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"Of minor interest for those passages deriving from Russell's original — his typically sardonic, wisecracking style hangs over the proceedings like a disconsolate ghost."
This is the product of one of those weird notions that periodically afflicts science fiction: The late Russell (d. 1978) wrote the original, obscure 1953 novella, which Foster (The Spoils of War, 1993, etc.) has expanded and updated. Read full book review >