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Issue Details: First known date: 1963... 1963 12 Great Classics of Science Fiction
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This anthology of classic science fiction stories comprises: 'Due Process' (Algis Budrys), 'Earthmen Bearing Gifts' (Fredric Brown), 'Things' (Zenna Henderson), 'The Top' (George Sumner Albee), 'My Object All Sublime' (Poul Anderson), 'Human Man's Burden' (Robert Sheckley), 'On The Fourth Planet' (J. F. Bone), 'The Ballad of Lost C'mell' (Cordwainer Smith), 'Thirty Days Had September' (Robert F. Young), 'The Cage' (Bertram Chandler), 'Star-Crossed Lover' (William W. Stuart) and 'Immortality...For Some' (J. T. McIntosh).


* Contents derived from the New York (City), New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Gold Medal Books , 1963 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Cage, A. Bertram Chandler , 1957 single work short story science fiction

After landing safely on an unexplored planet the 53 surviving crew members of the Lode Star find themselves trapped when their space ship's atomic reactors explode. It is then that they are forced to confront not only their immediate survival but the long-term future of their new civilisation. Fundamental objectives like, food, clothing and shelter become scarce, while relationships between men and women are made on grounds other than love. Complicating matters is the fact that the men outnumber the women. And then they encounter the planet's original inhabitants... a species which wants to 'scientifically' examine these newcomers.

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