In the Beginning: Tales from the Pulp Era

In the Beginning: Tales from the Pulp Era

Illustration By Bob Eggleton
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The sf Grandmaster's follow up to the career retrospective Phases of the Moon is a glance back to the earliest days of his career. Included with pulp stories not reprinted in decades will be more of the commentary that made Phases so much more than just a collection.

"I have to confess, right up front here, that you will not find a great deal in the way of poetic vision in these stories, or singing prose, or deep insight into character. Nor are these stories that will tell you much that is new to you about the human condition. These are stories in what is now pretty much a lost tradition in science fiction, the simple and unselfconsciously fast-paced adventure story of the pulp-magazine era. They are stories from the dawn of my career, which began in the closing years of that era, and are straightforward tales of action, in the main, that were written partly for fun and partly for money."

--Robert Silverberg, from the Introduction

artists_list:
Bob Eggleton
authors_list:
Robert Silverberg
book_case:
None
book_length:
338 pages
book_type:
Collection
country_of_manufacturer:
United States
is_subpress:
Yes
print_status:
Out of Print