Day Dark, Night Bright: Stories

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Stories of suspense, surprise, wit, and weirdness from Grand Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy—as well as a must-read horror author—Fritz Leiber.
 
Assembled from magazine submissions, fanzines, and even “lost” manuscripts discovered among the author’s personal papers, Day Dark, Night Bright includes the following short stories: “Time Fighter,” “Femmequin 973,” “Night Passage,” “Moon Duel,” “Later Than You Think,” “Mirror,” “The 64‐Square MadHouse,” “All the Weed in the World,” “The Mutant’s Brother,” “The Man Who Was Married to Space and Time,” “Thought” “Crystal Prison,” “Bullet Was His Name,” “Success,” “To Make a Roman Holiday,” “Bread Overhead,” “The Reward,” “Taboo,” “Business of Killing,” and “Day Dark, Night Bright.”
 
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Fritz Leiber is considered one of science fiction's legends. Author of a prodigious number of stories and novels, many of which were made into films, he is best known as creator of the classic Lankhmar fantasy series. Fritz Leiber has won awards too numerous to count including the coveted Hugo and Nebula, and was honored as a lifetime Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. He died in 1992. 
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Open Road Media
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Apr 1, 2014
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Pages
270
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9781497616578
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English
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Fiction / Fantasy / Collections & Anthologies
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Science Fiction / Collections & Anthologies
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Here are twenty-five stories of fantasy and science fiction selected from the pages of Wildside Press's Fantasy Adventure anthology series, selected by its editor, Philip Harbottle. Throughout its run of thirteen issues FA presented both original stories and classic reprints by veteran British SF and fantasy writers, including Sydney J. Bounds, John Russell Fearn, John Glasby, Philip E. High, and E. C. Tubb. They were soon joined by newer writers, most notably Eric Brown, and the series became a modern showcase for the best of British science fiction and fantasy writing.

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INTRODUCTION by Philip Harbottle
THE CALL OF THE GRAVE by Brian Ball
THE WARLORD OF KUL SATU by Brian Ball
THE BROKEN SEQUENCE by Antonio Bellomi
FINAL CONTACT by Sydney J. Bounds
SUNSKIMMER by Sydney J. Bounds
A TIME FOR CONTACT, by Sydney J. Bounds
WRITER FOR HIRE by Sydney J. Bounds writing as David Somers
THE TAPESTRY OF TIME by Eric Brown
UNCERTAIN WORLD by Eric Brown
I'LL KISS YOU GOODNIGHT by Frederick H. Christian
ASSASSIN by Andrew Darlington
PRISONER OF TIME by John Russell Fearn
THE HOUSE ON THE MOORS, by John Glasby
THE MARTIAN ENIGMA by John Glasby
NIGHTFALL ON RONAN by John Glasby writing as A. J. Merak
THE DRAINPIPE by Philip E. High
THE GUNMAN by Philip E. High
THE WISHING STONE by Philip E. High
SOMETHING IN THE AIR by Gordon Landsborough
THE DILETTANTES by E. C. Tubb
EMERGENCY EXIT by E. C. Tubb
THE GREATER IDEAL by E. C. Tubb
YOU GO, by E. C. Tubb
SEA CHANGE by Peter Oldale
BRIDES FOR MARS by Eric C. Williams

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Fifteen masterpieces of speculative short fiction, including Hugo and Nebula Award–winning stories from the acclaimed author of Shatterday.
 
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