By Harry Harrison
Fifty tales for 50 years!A collection-and celebration-of the paintings of Harry HarrisonFrom his first sale in 1950 on, Harry Harrison has been one of many technological know-how fiction world's artistic dynamos, operating in each subgenre of the sphere, consistently bursting with provocative principles. Parodic one second, severe the subsequent, Harrison has been referred to as by means of Brian Aldiss "one of the few authors in a position to wearing the previous power of past days ahead right into a new epoch."On the social gathering of his 50th anniversary as a qualified author, Harrison has collected jointly fifty of his most sensible stories-one for every year-along with tremendous notes and introductory fabric. 50 in 50 is instantly a memoir, a compendium of a fascinating physique of labor, and a glance on the background of technological know-how fiction within the moment half the 20 th century.
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You can break your skull quicker than that," Stan said and, as if to verify his words, the immense bulk of the Ball surged violently sideways, tipping as it did so. The two scientists clung to their couches while the pilot rightened the ship. ” Aldo said. " "Only on Tuesdays, Doc," Stan answered imperturbably as the pressure gauge died again and he switched to the next transmitter. " "This is taking an infernally long time," Nissim complained, lighting a cigarette. " "I am well acquainted with the thickness of Saturn's atmosphere," Nissim said angrily.
Kranolsky took closer notice of the water. Captain Moran shouted orders to his men, but the boats were drifting further apart and some of them didn't hear him, or pretended they didn't. He couldn't be sure, but he thought things were going on in some of the furthest boats that were definitely against orders. Also, the current was much faster. Only the presence of the green girls gave him any feeling of security. There seemed to be a dark spot on the horizon, dead ahead. He tried vainly to make it out.
Hard to tell," the pilot answered, throwing switches rapidly, then examining the results on his screens. "Something out there, clouds ttiaybe, that we're moving through. " "Crystallization," Nissim said, looking at the pressure gauge. "The top of the atmosphere is two hundred and ten degrees below zero Fahrenheit, but up there the low vapor pressure prevents freezing. The pressure is much higher now. We must be falling through clouds °f methane and ammonia crystals —" "I've just lost my last radar," Stan said.
50 in 50: Fifty Stories for Fifty Years! by Harry Harrison