The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth, and Other Stories
Dust jacket from first edition
|Cover artist||Peggy Barnett|
|Genre||Science fiction short stories|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth is a collection of science fiction short stories by Roger Zelazny and the title of the first story in the collection. It was published in 1971 by Doubleday. ISBN 0-385-08216-9.
Stories in the original edition:
- "The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth`", winner of the 1965 Nebula Award for Best Novelette
- "The Keys to December"
- "Devil Car"
- "A Rose for Ecclesiastes"
- "The Monster and the Maiden"
- "Collector's Fever"
- "This Mortal Mountain"
- "This Moment of the Storm"
- "The Great Slow Kings"
- "A Museum Piece"
- "Divine Madness"
- "Love Is An Imaginary Number"
- "The Man Who Loved the Faioli"
Stories added in later editions:
- "The Furies"
- "The Graveyard Heart"
"This Mortal Mountain" is also about future extreme sports, concerning mountain climbing on an asymmetric planet with a mountain tens of kilometers high, extending far beyond any breathable atmosphere.
"This Moment of the Storm" is about a constable on a distant colony planet, whose duties include the use of armed drone aircraft.
- Levack, Daniel J. H. (1983). Amber Dreams: A Roger Zelazny Bibliography. San Francisco: Underwood/Miller. pp. 32–33. ISBN 0-934438-39-0.
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