Thirteen sf stories -- at least five of them excellent, another three or four worthwhile. Among the best: Robert Thurston's...

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Thirteen sf stories -- at least five of them excellent, another three or four worthwhile. Among the best: Robert Thurston's grayly sinister variation on the amnesiac-locked-in-a-mysterious, room gambit; Gustav Hasford's ""Heartland,"" which turns a desperately bored housewife into a horse before the blase and uncomprehending eyes of her husband (""Horsefeathers. You'll be fine.""); a whimsical, irresistible story by R. A. Lafferty about an odd corner of existence where people appear to have mastered a benevolent form of Shylockian surgery.

Pub Date: April 1, 1975

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Harper & Row

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1, 1975