Universe 2

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Universe 2
Universe 2 cover.jpg
Cover of first edition, 1972
Author edited by Terry Carr
Cover artist Dean Ellis
Country United States
Language English
Series Universe
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date
1972
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 255 pp.
Preceded by Universe 1
Followed by Universe 3

Universe 2 is an anthology of original science fiction short stories edited by Terry Carr, the second volume in a series of seventeen. It was first published in paperback by Ace Books in 1972, with a British hardcover facsimile edition following from Dennis Dobson in 1976.

The book collects thirteen novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors. As in Universe 1, each story is accompanied by a full-page illustration by Alicia Austin. With the change of publisher for Universe 3 and subsequent volumes the illustrations were discontinued.

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Awards[edit]

The anthology placed second in the 1973 Locus Poll Award for Best Original Anthology.

"When We Went to See the End of the World" was nominated for the 1972 Nebula Award for Best Short Story and the 1973 Hugo Award for Best Short Story, and placed fourteenth in the 1973 Locus Poll Award for Best Short Fiction."

"Patron of the Arts" was nominated for the 1972 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and the 1973 Hugo Award for Best Novelette, and placed second in the 1973 Locus Poll Award for Best Short Fiction.

"On the Downhill Side" was nominated for the 1972 Nebula Award for Best Short Story and placed thirteenth in the 1973 Locus Poll Award for Best Short Fiction.

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