Cover by V. Domogatskii. Source:
y Legendy Prigranich'ya selected work   novella   short story  
Alternative title: Легенды Приграничья; Legends of the Borderland; Legends of the Rim
Is part of Классика мировой фантастики series - publisher novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Legendy Prigranich'ya
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This Russian collection of Rim Worlds stories comprises the novellas The Rim of Space, Bring Back Yesterday, Catch the Star Winds and Space Mercenaries, along with the Beyond the Galactic Rim (collection) and the short story "Zoological Specimen."

The stories in Beyond the Galactic Rim are: 'Forbidden Planet,' 'The Key,' 'Wet Paint' and 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop.'


* Contents derived from the Moscow,
Former Soviet Union,
Eastern Europe, Europe,
ACT , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Rim of Space, A. Bertram Chandler , 1961 single work novel science fiction

A Rim Worlds story based around the adventures of Derek Calver, The Rim of Space sees Chandler's hero determined to join the Rim Runners in their exploration of desolate planets. He joins the crew of Lorn Lady and sets forth for Mellise, a planet inhabited by intelligent amphibians. He later visits Groller, where the natives have just qualified as humanoids; Stree, with its tea-loving lizards; and Tharn, the home of a pre-industrial civilization.

(p. 7-86)
Bring Back Yesterday, A. Bertram Chandler , 1961 single work novel science fiction detective
'Second Officer John Peterson is finished as far as the Galactic clippers are concerned. Branded a deserter, stranded on Carinthia and desperate for a job, there are few places left to go. Private detective Steve Vynalek needs Petersen. Has a fanatical scientist on the planet Wenceslaus really found a way to beat the time travel problem, a way to bring back yesterday?' (
Вернуть вчерашний день
(p. 87-217)
Beyond the Galactic Rim, A. Bertram Chandler , 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).

За краем галактики
(p. 218-318)
Catch the Star Winds, A. Bertram Chandler , 1963 selected work novella
'Unable to exceed the speed of light, he found ways around the law of nature, twisting space and time to his bidding. But the lure of FTL speeds could would not be forgotten...and the crew of the Flying Cloud - casts-offs from the great civilisations of the galaxy- found themselves breaking through the barriers of the past to discover new worlds - worlds from which they could never return!'

Поймать звездный ветер
(p. 321-418)
Space Mercenaries, A. Bertram Chandler , 1965 single work novella science fiction
'The former Empress of Outer Space becomes a mercenary for the Galactic League for the Abolition of Suppression and Slavery (
Наемники космоса
(p. 419-724)
Zoological Specimen, A. Bertram Chandler , 1954 single work short story science fiction
The term was an euphemism, because spacemen and space passengers - like seamen in earlier days - were inclined to be superstitious. And people still didn't like the idea of sailing shipmates with a corpse. But this specimen was something more than a cadaver...
Зоологический образчик
(p. 725-748)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Language: Russian
      • Publisher: ACT
      Former Soviet Union,
      Eastern Europe, Europe,
      ACT ,
      2003 .
      Cover by V. Domogatskii. Source:
      Extent: 752p.
      ISBN: 5170210973
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