The Star Road

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The Star Road
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Gordon R. Dickson
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction short stories
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 229 pp
ISBN 0-385-06811-5
OCLC 609366
LC Class PZ4.D553 St PS3554.I328

The Star Road is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Doubleday in 1973. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Amazing Stories, Astounding, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Galaxy Science Fiction, Worlds of Tomorrow and Fantasy and Science Fiction.


  • "Whatever Gods There Be"
  • "Hilifter"
  • "Building on the Line"
  • "The Christmas Present"
  • "Three-Part Puzzle"
  • "On Messenger Mountain"
  • "The Catch"
  • "Jackal’s Meal"
  • "The Mousetrap"


Theodore Sturgeon declared The Star Road to be "nine fine stories [from] one of the better, solid, reliable storytellers around."[1]


  1. ^ "Galaxy Bookshelf", Galaxy Science Fiction, September 1973, p.88