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In a deluxe collector’s version hardcover, 4 traditional novels from science fiction’s most transformative decade, together with the landmark Flowers for Algernon

This quantity, the primary of a two-volume set gathering one of the best American science fiction from the tumultuous 1960s, opens with Poul Anderson’s immensely widespread The Excessive Campaign, by which aliens planning to beat Earth land in Lincolnshire throughout the Hundred Years’ Warfare. In Clifford Simak’s Hugo Award-winning Method Station, Enoch Wallace is a spry 124-year-old Civil Warfare veteran whose lifelong job monitoring the intergalactic pit cease inside his residence is essentially uneventful–until a CIA agent exhibits up and Chilly Warfare hostilities threaten the peaceable concord of the Galactic confederation. Daniel Keyes’s beloved Flowers for Algernon, winner of the Nebula Award and tailored because the Academy Award-winning film Charly, is instructed via the journal entries of Charlie Gordon, a younger man with extreme studying disabilities who’s the check topic for surgical procedure to enhance his intelligence. And within the postapocalyptic earthscape of Roger Zelazny’s Hugo Award-winning . . . And Name Me Conrad (additionally printed as This Immortal) Conrad Nomikos reluctantly accepts the duty of displaying the planet to the governing extraterrestrials’ consultant and defending him from rebellious remnants of the human race. Utilizing early manuscripts and authentic setting copy, this Library of America quantity restores the novel to a model that the majority carefully approximates Zelazny’s authentic textual content.