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Every single one of these seven stories is pure science fiction gold, not only standing the test of time after 80 years but simply inspired works of fiction. Anyone really interested in science fiction should read this collection and see how it's written by the very best. -- Anthony Jones SFBOOKREVIEWS blog --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Born in New Jersey in 1910, John W. Campbell studied physics at MIT and then Duke University. By the age of 18 he was writing science fiction, and was a recognised name in the genre by the time he was 21. He died in 1971. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I have been waiting for years to get this book. The Thing (John Carpenter's) is my favorite sci-fi/horror movie of all time. I was really looking forward to reading this book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ringo Spencer
The product description of this ebook makes this sound like it is the short story collection that includes the title story. It is not. It is only the 70-page short story. Read morePublished on July 13 2013 by Adam Thompson
John W. Campbell, Who Goes There? (Astounding, 1938)
A story which inspired a generation, and twice changed the face of filmmaking, reprinted in its original form after far... Read more
I worked backwards through "The Thing" stories. I remember as a young kid in the 60's watching Howard Hawk's A Thing From Another World. Read morePublished on Oct. 1 2002 by Stuart Bloom
This collection is a superior value. It contains not only Campbell's superb novella of sci/fi terror (Who Goes There?) but six other stories! All in a quality hardback! John W. Read morePublished on Aug. 6 2001 by Phillip J. Rodgers
I first read this short book back in 1960, when I was ten. Coming off of Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, this one grabbed me by the short hairs and dangled me above the floor. Read morePublished on Aug. 9 2000 by Amazon Customer