World of Wonder (anthology)

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World of Wonder
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Fletcher Pratt, ed.
Cover artist Herbstmann
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, fantasy short stories
Published 1951 (Twayne)
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 445 pp
OCLC 18329345

World of Wonder is an anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories edited by Fletcher Pratt, published in hardcover by Twayne in 1951. No subsequent editions were issued.[1]

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New York Times reviewer Villiers Gerson, despite describing the contents as "excellent stories," faulted the anthology because the diversity of the stories "obscures the sharp line between fantasy and its more popular sibling, science fiction," and because many of the stories had previously been anthologized.[3]

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