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The Lunatics of Terra

By John Sladek

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A collection of John Sladek's hilarious SF satires, including:
The Last of the Whaleburgers
Great Mysteries Explained!Red Noise
Guesting
Absent Friends
After Flaubert
The Brass Monkey
White Hat
The Island of Dr Circe
Answers
Breakfast with the Murgatroyds
The Next Dwarf
An Explanation for the Disappearance of the Moon
How to Make Major Scientific Discoveries at Home in Your Spare Time
The Kindly Ones
Fables
Ursa Minor
Calling All Gumdrops!

Biographical Notes

John Sladek (1937 - 2000)
John Sladek was born in Iowa in 1937 but moved to the UK in 1966, where he became involved with the British New Wave movement, centred on Michael Moorcock's groundbreaking New Worlds magazine. Sladek began writing SF with 'The Happy Breed', which appeared in Harlan Ellison's seminal anthology Dangerous Visions in 1967, and is now recognized as one of SF's most brilliant satirists. His novels and short story collections include The Muller Fokker Effect, Roderick and Tik Tok, for which he won a BSFA Award. He returned to the United States in 1986, and died there in March 2000.


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  • ISBN: 9780575110649
  • Publication date: 18 Mar 2013
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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