Vintage Science Fiction: Stories Inspired by Landmark Films

Vintage Science Fiction Stories Inspired by Landmark Films From the cerebral to the B grade It Came From Outer Space both of which are from stories by Arthur C Clarke and Ray Bradbury respectively and are collected here sci fi films have always drawn f

  • Title: Vintage Science Fiction: Stories Inspired by Landmark Films
  • Author: Peter Haining Robert A. Heinlein Clive Barker George Lowther Evan Hunter Nigel Kneale Rod Serling John Wyndham
  • ISBN: 9780786706471
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Paperback
  • From the cerebral 2001 to the B grade It Came From Outer Space both of which are from stories by Arthur C Clarke and Ray Bradbury, respectively, and are collected here sci fi films have always drawn from the printed word In addition to tales by Isaac Asimov, Philip K Dick, Stephen King, and Clive Barker, several stories appear in book form for the first time, suchFrom the cerebral 2001 to the B grade It Came From Outer Space both of which are from stories by Arthur C Clarke and Ray Bradbury, respectively, and are collected here sci fi films have always drawn from the printed word In addition to tales by Isaac Asimov, Philip K Dick, Stephen King, and Clive Barker, several stories appear in book form for the first time, such as James Blish s Star Trek scenario, while others such as Werner von Braun s The Conquest of Space, are out of print or hard to find.

    One thought on “Vintage Science Fiction: Stories Inspired by Landmark Films”

    1. Like most collections it was a little uneven. It was a trip to read some of the older science fiction and see how where we have followed their vision, and where it has differed most dramatically. Gave a fairly interesting brief history of science fiction on TV as well, and has made me want to see if I can find some of the old TV shows and see how the black and white translates visually ('cause most of the stories held up pretty well)Recommend for those interested in history or scifi.

    2. I'll admit that I only picked this book up to read the Doctor Who story, which was not that great. The most distracting part was that the Doctor was refered to as Dr Who, which to any whovian is a big red flag that you don't know what you're talking about. The story, featuring the first doctor, is about a planet of giant termites and moths that have managed to move their planet into the orbit of Jupiter. While the story may have been more interesting to watch the author did a poor job of transla [...]

    3. Must read for Science Fiction fans, enlightening introductions and framing of the stories chosen, and a great selection of classic stories across decades and continents.

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