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Stainless Steel Visions

The Stainless Steel Rat Book 9

By Harry Harrison

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Assembled here are fourteen of Harrison's best, spanning time and space from the England of old to empires millennia from now. Among the stories included are "The Golden Years of the Stainless Steel Rat," in which the cops have finally caught up with an aging Slippery Jim DiGriz; "Roommates," the original basis for the movie Soylent Green; and twelve more galaxy-spanning classics!

From the bestselling West of Eden trilogy to Bill, The Galactic Hero and its sequels, from the Deathworld series to the Stainless Steel Rat books, Harry Harrison's career is a series of landmarks. Stainless Steel Visions is another: his first major collection of short fiction.

Biographical Notes

Harry Harrison (1925 - 2012)

Harry Harrison was born Henry Maxwell Dempsey in Connecticut, in 1925. He is the author of a number of much-loved series including the Stainless Steel Rat and Bill the Galactic Hero sequences and the Deathworld Trilogy. He is known as a passionate advocate of Esperanto, the most popular of the constructed international languages, which appears in many of his novels. He has been publishing novels for over half a century and is perhaps best known for his seminal novel of overpopulation, Make Room! Make Room!, which was adapted into the cult film Soylent Green. He died in 2012.

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  • ISBN: 9780575115477
  • Publication date: 29 Oct 2012
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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