Over the Edge by Harlan Ellison

By Harlan Ellison

Contents wrote:

Foreward. Frontiers of Edgeville / by way of Norman Spinrad
Introduction. Brinksmanship
Pennies, off a useless man's eyes
The finish of the time of Leinard
3 faces of worry: an essay
Blind lightning
Walk the excessive steel
Shadow play
The phrases in Spock's mouth: an essay
From an excellent height
Night vigil
Xenogenesis: an essay
Rock God
Ah-Wegh Thogha
Ernest and the desktop God

Over the process his mythical profession, Harlan Ellison has de?ed-and occasionally de?ned-modern delusion literature, all whereas refusing to permit any style to assert him. A Grand grasp of the technology Fiction Writers of the USA, winner of the Lifetime fulfillment Award from the Horror Writers organization in addition to winner of numerous awards, together with the Hugo, Nebula, Edgar Allan Poe and Bram Stoker, Ellison is as unpredictable as he's detailed, irrepressible as he's infuriating. E-Reads is proud to put up over thirty titles in Ellisonís tremendous catalog, now to be had in a sublime new package deal that includes Ellison himself. Genius by no means felt so flamable. - Twelve shorts tales and essays from Harlan Ellison, OVER the sting is a must-read for any fan of the wild abandon and laser concentration of 1 of the century's such a lot exceptional authors. complicated, attractive, audacious, sublime--it's now not hyperbole while utilized to the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning writer whom The Washington submit calls "one of the good dwelling American brief tale writers."

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But the woman here says the road is bad and that we should wait until morning. " He paused for a moment. "She says we're welcome to it. She says that this place is pretty well known but that most people don't drive in. They fly. " Nefl stopped talking and, in the silence that followed, the drone of a distant engine grew out of the night. Neil seemed to find some small satisfaction in the sound. " listened as the sound of the engine did, in fact, set after down somewhere on grew and a small plane the other side of the traflers, which they could hear the laughter of men.

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