This Way to the End Times

This Way to the End Times

Classic Tales of the Apocalypse

Book - 2016
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THIS WAY TO THE END TIMES: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse, gathers 21 compelling, gripping stories of the not-too-distant demise of the earth as we know it. And what a collection. From little-known, brilliant tales by sci-fi legends Jules Vernes and Olaf Stapledon, to intense short works by sci-fi masters Ursula K. Le Guin, Connie Willis, Jack Vance, and Brian W. Aldiss, to haunting works by contemporary authors Dale Bailey, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Karen Haber and Megan Arkenberg, THIS WAY TOTHE END TIMES paves the road to the fantastical future, alternating humor with grit, and hope with ghastly post apocalyptic visions. Guest editor Robert Silverberg--beloved sci-fi master--hand-picked each story, and offers an introduction to each, as well as an introduction to the anthology as a whole. A unique collection for longtime and new fans of speculative fiction, THIS WAY TO THE END TIMES roars into the future wide-eyed and full speed ahead.

Complete list of authors:
Jules Verne, James Elroy Flecker, Frank Lillie Pollock, G. Peyton Wertenbaker, Philip Latham, Jack Vance, Fritz Leiber, Brian W. Aldiss, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg, James Tiptree, Jr., Malcolm Edwards, Connie Willis, Karen Haber, by Dale Bailey, Megan Artenberg, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Olaf Stapledon
Publisher: New York : Three Rooms Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781941110478
1941110479
Characteristics: xvii, 452 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Silverberg, Robert
Call Number: THIS

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OPL_DavidD Nov 07, 2019

A great collection of bleak stories. The apocalypse can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people, and so you can read a wider range of tones than you would expect from some of the best science fiction writers of all time. Recommended for anyone anxious about the future.

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