Ten inventive variations on the old problem of First Contact--these include Eric Rank Russell's touching Dear Devil where an...

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EARTHMEN AND STRANGERS

Ten inventive variations on the old problem of First Contact--these include Eric Rank Russell's touching Dear Devil where an unsightly but gentle poet arrives to help Earth's children after a nuclear holocaust; Randall Garrett's sprightly The Best Policy in which a man beats an alien lie-detecter by looking at the truth from a number of angles; Asimov's much reprinted The Gentle Vultures which offers an interesting speculation about UFO's and Damon Knight's Stranger Station, demonstrating the outcome when true love meets sheer hate. Some of the best.

Pub Date: Sept. 1, 1966

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Duell, Sloan & Pearce

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 1, 1966