The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction

The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction Table of ContentsSloth Sail Jack Vance Lust Peeping Tom Judith Merril Envy The invisible man murder case Henry Slesar Pride Galley slave Isaac Asimov Anger Divine madness Roger Zelazny Gluttony The

  • Title: The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction
  • Author: Isaac Asimov Charles G. Waugh Martin H. Greenberg Jack Vance Judith Merril Henry Slesar Frederik Pohl Poul Anderson
  • ISBN: 9780449243497
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Table of ContentsSloth Sail 25 Jack Vance Lust Peeping Tom Judith Merril Envy The invisible man murder case Henry Slesar Pride Galley slave Isaac Asimov Anger Divine madness Roger Zelazny Gluttony The Midas plague The man who ate the world Frederik Pohl Avarice Margin of profit Poul Anderson Covetousness The hook, the eye and the whip Michael G CTable of ContentsSloth Sail 25 Jack Vance Lust Peeping Tom Judith Merril Envy The invisible man murder case Henry Slesar Pride Galley slave Isaac Asimov Anger Divine madness Roger Zelazny Gluttony The Midas plague The man who ate the world Frederik Pohl Avarice Margin of profit Poul Anderson Covetousness The hook, the eye and the whip Michael G Coney

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    1. Introduction (The Seven Deadly Sins of Science Fiction) • essay by Martin H. GreenbergSail 25 • (1962) • novella by Jack Vance (variant of Gateway to Strangeness)Peeping Tom • (1954) • novelette by Judith MerrilThe Invisible Man Murder Case • (1958) • novelette by Henry SlesarGalley Slave • [Susan Calvin] • (1957) • novelette by Isaac AsimovDivine Madness • (1966) • short story by Roger ZelaznyThe Midas Plague • (1954) • novella by Frederik PohlThe Man Who Ate the Wor [...]

    2. Anthology.Hurray, I love old sci-fi anthologies and it never fails when i read one I will find at least one or two of the stories that I have read elsewhere.None of the stories sucked, which for me is a great thing. I am used to reading an anthology and having at least story leave me with an "Oh so that happened, what is next" feeling.The crux of the anthology is each story is a reflection of the deadly sins, with Gluttony having two stories since it is a glutton.Included is Sail 25, Peeping Tom [...]

    3. I remember this one fondly, as it was one of the books my dad kept on his bathroom reading shelf. A collection of 9 sci-fi short stories dealing with the 7 deadly sins, by some of the greats of the genre. Most of the stories are great. One or two fall flatOTH: Sail 25 (1962) by Jack VanceLUST: Peeping Tom (1954) by Judith MerrilENVY: The Invisible Man Murder Case (1958) by Henry SlesarPRIDE: Galley Slave (1957) by Issac AsimovANGER: Divine Madness (1966) by Roger ZelaznyGLUTTONY: The Midas Plagu [...]

    4. It was nice to read some of the older great authors again. Interesting adjectives and complex sentences and.Also. Pohl's shorts for Gluttony disturbed me deeply.

    5. Short SF stories based upon the seven deadly sins. There is some pretty good stuff here. Maybe 3 and a half stars.

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