Tales from the Planet Earth

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Not to be confused with Tales from Planet Earth. ‹See Tfd›
Tales from the Planet Earth
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Author edited by Frederik Pohl and Elizabeth Anne Hull
Cover artist Manny Paul
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction Short stories
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Publication date
1986
Media type Print (Hardback)
(Paperback)
Pages xviii + 268
ISBN 0-312-78420-1

Tales from the Planet Earth is a 1986 anthology of science fiction stories edited by Frederik Pohl and Elizabeth Anne Hull [1] It presents 18 stories, sharing a common background developed by Pohl and Hull, by 18 authors from 18 different countries; each author's story is set in his native country.[2]

The collection was dedicated for the memory of A. Bertram Chandler and Janusz A. Zajdel.[3]

Contents[edit]

Reception[edit]

Orson Scott Card described the anthology as "a world tour of science fiction" and reported "it will make you more appreciative of the best of America sf -- and more impatient with sameness, the repetitiveness, the insularity that so often afflicts us."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tales from the Planet Earth ed. Frederik Pohl & Elizabeth Anne Hull (St. Martin’s Press, ISBN 0-312-78420-1, Nov 1986
  2. ^ a b "Books to Look For", F&SF, July 1987
  3. ^ p. v
  4. ^ Contents lists, a Locus Magazine webpage