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Issue Details: First known date: 1953... 1953 Jetsam
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Many aspects of our enigmatic satellite have long baffled astronomers. The first men to land on the moon will probably find quick answers to these ancient puzzles. But it may be that other, deeper mysteries await such voyagers - mysteries to whose solution human knowledge and experience proffer the smallest clue.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction vol. 4 no. 4 April 1953 Z1681569 1953 periodical issue fantasy science fiction 1953 pg. 57-65
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    y New Worlds Science Fiction vol. 7 no. 20 March 1953 Z1682529 1953 periodical issue science fiction 1953 pg. 37-45
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    y The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK: Series 1] vol. 1 no. 1 October 1953 Z1864644 1953 periodical issue 1953
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    y Club : Fact and Fiction for Men vol. 1 no. 1 1954 Z1707539 1954 periodical issue 1954 pg. 16-21
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    y The Best from New Worlds Science Fiction John Carnell (editor), London : T.V. Boardman , 1955 Z1864866 1955 anthology short story science fiction London : T.V. Boardman , 1955
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    y First Step Outward Robert Hoskins (editor), New York (City) : Dell , 1969 Z1863721 1969 anthology short story science fiction New York (City) : Dell , 1969 pg. 213-224
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    y First Flights to the Moon Hal Clement (editor), New York (City) : Doubleday , 1970 Z1834882 1970 anthology short story An anthology of moon stories with an introduction by Isaac Asimov. The authors include Asmiov, Arthur C. Clarke, A. Bertram Chandler, Donald Brunner and Donald A. Wollheim (as David Grinnel). New York (City) : Doubleday , 1970 pg. 98-111
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    y From Sea to Shining Star A. Bertram Chandler , Fyshwick : Dreamstone , 1990 Z309117 1990 selected work short story science fiction

    This collection of thirty Chandler stories spans his entire career. Many of the stories, which were only available in hard-to-find magazines, are accompanied by illustrations.

    In a review of the collection published in Eidolon 4 (March 1991), Leigh Edmonds writes, 'The stories fall into two sections, as the title suggests. The first third or so of the collection, "From Sea . . .", contains stories set mainly on this planet, while the second two thirds. . . To Shining Star", are space-faring stories. A great many of the stories are really, however, seafaring ones with all the lore of the sea and Chandler's experience in the merchant marine finding expression. Some stories deal directly with the experience of travelling at sea or in space, others tell stories about the people who travel, either on their journeys or once they arrive'.

    Source: Eidolon ('From Sea to Shining Star').

    Fyshwick : Dreamstone , 1990
    pg. 143-151
Alternative title: Mysteriet på Månen
Language: Swedish
  • Appears in:
    y Häpna! October 1954 Z1873799 1954 periodical issue 1954
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