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The Best of R. A. Lafferty

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The Flame Is Green

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Let us say that we have a green thing growing forever. Everything that is done is done by it. And on it we also have the red parasite crunching forever; and everything that is undone by that. It is required of each man that he rule over himself in justice, and that he rule over the world in justice. This has gone on forever, though it is hard to trace through garbled history. And it must still is hard to trace through garbled history. And it must still go on forever. For all your own life and for the life of all your children, you will carry on the green battle.

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Half a Sky

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The Fall of Rome

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Aurelia

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Aurelia was a fifteen-year-old girl from a very advanced world. She'd passed Starship building easily enough, but she'd slept through most of celestial navigation. That was how she ended up on a little back-water dump like Earth, where her advanced powers seemed like miracles. Some thought she was the Messiah. Some thought she was the Devil. No one was prepared for the truth.

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Lafferty in Orbit

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The stories contained in this volume demonstrate the unique and unpredictable imagination, style and vision that earned R.A. Lafferty the 1990 World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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The Devil Is Dead

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In The Devil is Dead, Lafferty tells of an astonishing band of adventurers seeking the Devil himself. It is a tale of demons and changelings, monsters and mermaids - and of how it is not always serious to die, the first time it happens...

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The Reefs of Earth

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In The Reefs of Earth, Lafferty's first-completed novel, a passel of Alien children bumptiously attempt to rid Earth of humans.

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Past Master

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The golden planet of Astrobe, made in the image of Utopia, now faced a crisis which could destroy it forever; and yet, no one could understand it: In a world where wealth & comfort were free to everyone, why did so many desert the golden cities for the slums of Cathead and the Barrio? Why did they turn away from the Astrobe dream and seek lives of bone-crushing work, squalor and disease?The rulers of Astrobe didn't know, so they sought in humankind's past for a leader who could give them the answers. They brought to life the one man out of history who would most want to destroy Astrobe!

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Fourth Mansions

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Seven very special people blending to create a higher form of humanity...A laughing man living alone on a mountain top, guarding the world...The returnees, men who live again and again, century after century...A dog-ape plappergeist who can be seen only from the corner of the eye...And a young man named Foley, very much like you or me, who begins to find out about these people and these things, and how they are shaping the destiny of the world...

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Arrive at Easterwine

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'This, I believe, is the first autobiography of a machine,' writes Epikt, a Ktistec machine. In the resulting mindbending, at times hilarious, work of the imagination, the careful and attentive reader realizes that Epikt is not only presiding at its own birth at the Institute for Impure Science, but it is also addressing itself to the interpretation of mankind's most profoundly puzzling problems.

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Not To Mention Camels

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Space Chantey

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Annals of Klepsis

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Serpent’s Egg

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East of Laughter

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Sindbad, The Thirteenth Voyage

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Does Anyone Else Have Something Further to Add?

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Apocalypses

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Nine Hundred Grandmothers

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