Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative by Harlan Ellison

By Harlan Ellison

3rd printing (1976) paperback. it is a 1971 selection of tales from this winner of extra awards for resourceful literature than the other residing writer - together with a number of Hugos, Nebulas and Edgars. CONTENTS: advent: The track of the Soul (1970); i've got No Mouth, and that i needs to Scream (1967); The Discarded (1959); Deeper Than the Darkness (1957); Blind Lightning (1956); the entire Sounds of worry (1962); The Silver hall (1956); "Repent, Harlequin!" acknowledged the Ticktockman (1965); vivid Eyes (1965); Are You Listening? (1958); attempt a lifeless Knife (1968); In Lonely Lands (1959); Eyes of dirt (1959); not anything for My midday Meal (1958); O Ye of Little religion (1968); The Time of the attention (1959); lifestyles Hutch (1956); The final Day of a great lady (1958); evening Vigil (1957); Lonelyache (1964); Pennies, Off a useless Man's Eyes (1969).

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