Forbidden Planet single work   short story   science fiction  
Is part of The Rim Worlds A. Bertram Chandler 1950 series - author short story novel novella
Issue Details: First known date: 1959 1959
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Originally titled "To Hell for a Pastime" before being published in Fantastic Universe as "Forbidden Planet," this story is one of the earliest stories to be set in the bleak cold edge of the Galaxy known as the Rim Worlds.

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  • Appears in:
    y Fantastic Universe vol. 11 no. 4 July 1959 Z1835864 1959 periodical issue science fiction fantasy 1959 pg. 44-60
  • Appears in:
    y Beyond the Galactic Rim A. Bertram Chandler , London : Allison & Busby , 1982 Z810991 1963 selected work short story science fiction

    Beyond the Galactic Rim (1963) is an early collection of Chandler's Rim Worlds stories comprising four stories, all published in various speculative fiction magazines in 1959. These are: 'Forbidden Planet' (first published in Fantastic Universe), 'Wet Paint' (Amazing), 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' (Fantasy and Science Fiction), and 'The Key' (Fantastic).

    London : Allison & Busby , 1982
Last amended 6 Feb 2012
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