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The Steam-driven Boy, and Other Strangers
Language: en
Pages: 189
Authors: John Thomas Sladek
Categories: Science fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher: Harvill Press

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The Steam-Driven Boy
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: John Sladek
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08 - Publisher: Cosmos Books

The Steam-Driven Boy is John Sladek's first collection of brilliant, eccentric, darkly satirical and downright weird science fiction stories. As a bonus it includes his parodies of SF authors, uproariously spoofing Asimov (and the Laws of Robotics), Ballard, Bradbury, Dick, Poe, Cordwainer Smith, and more.
The Steam-Driven Boy
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: John Sladek
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-29 - Publisher: Hachette UK

John Sladek's first short story collection. Sladek wrote some of the best science fiction stories of the 20th-century and his parodies of famous s/f authors are uproariously "right-on". His talent went under-appreciated except by a few devoted followers, even though his satirical writing was on a par with the early
A Checklist of John Sladek
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: C. P. Stephens
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-06 - Publisher: Ultramarine Publishing

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Hugo Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Gary Westfahl
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-18 - Publisher: McFarland

"An examination of science fiction editor and author Hugo Gernsback's career, summarizing the science fiction theories of Gernsback and his successors, and for the first time offers detailed studies of his rarest periodicals. An analysis of his ground-bre