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Artwork copyright by Alan Gutierrez

Pen-names:
Felix Boyd, and Hank Dempsey

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"Ad Astra"
© Vertex, Aug 1974
--/ cool sf story

"An Alien Agony"
(also as "The Streets of Ashkelon")
© New Worlds, Sep 1962
Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows, 1968

"Arm of the Law"
© Science Fantasy, 1958
--/ cool sf story

"Bill, The Galactic Hero" (nv)
(also as "The Starloggers")
© Galaxy, Dec 1964
book: Doubleday, 1965
--/ cool sf novel

"By The Falls"
© IF, Jan 1970
The Best Of H. Harrison, 1976
--short story : 1971 Nebula
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ idea award


"Captive Universe" (nv)
© 1969, Ace Books
--/ cool sf novel
--/ wonder award

"Deathworld" (nv)
(Jason dinAlt # 1)
© Astounding, Jan 1960
The Deathworld Trilogy, 1975
--novel : 1961 Hugo
--/ third place space sf novel
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award


"Deathworld 2" (nv)
(also as "The Ethical Engineer")
(Jason dinAlt # 2)
© Analog, Jul 1963
The Deathworld Trilogy, 1975
--/ cool sf novel
--/ wonder award

"Deathworld 3" (nv)
(also as "The Horse Barbarians")
(Jason dinAlt # 3)
© Analog, Feb 1968
The Deathworld Trilogy, 1975
--/ cool sf novel

"The Ethical Engineer" (nv)
(also as "Deathworld 2")
(Jason dinAlt # 2)
© Analog, Jul 1963
The Deathworld Trilogy, 1975
--/ cool sf novel
--/ wonder award

"The Final Battle"
© Prime Number, 1970
--/ cool sf novel

"Final Encounter"
© Galaxy, Apr 1964
Two Tales And Eight Tomorrows, 1968
--/ cool sf story

"The Finest Hunter in the World"
© Prime Number, 1971
Microcosmic Tales, ed. I. Asimov, 1980
Prime Number, 1971
--/ cool sf story

"A Fragment of Manuscript"
© Microcosmic Tales, ed. I. Asimov, 1980

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"The Greatest Car in the World"
© New Worlds, Oct 1966
--/ cool car sf story

A satire on American dependency on cars, and namely their strange attraction to large cars, written in (sort of uncanny) anticipation of the coming oil crisis. Very cute story, friends.
review: 06-Sep-07 (read in 1988)

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"Homeworld" (nv)
(To the Stars 1)
© Bantam, 1980
To the Stars, 1981
--/ cool sf novel

"The Horse Barbarians" (nv)
(also as "Deathworld 3")
(Jason dinAlt # 3)
© Analog, Feb 1968
The Deathworld Trilogy, 1975
--/ cool sf novel

"I Have My Vigil"
© F&SF, Feb 1968
The Best of H. Harrison, 1976
--/ cool sf story

"I See You"
© New Worlds, May 1959
Fantastic Universe, Jul 1959

War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"If"
(also as "Praiseworthy Saur")
© If, Feb 1969
Prime Number, 1970
--/ cool sf story

"The K-Factor"
© Analog, Dec 1960

"The Many Dooms"
(also as "Unto My Manifold Dooms")
© Galaxy, Jun 1964
2 Tales and 8 Tomorrows, 1968

"The Mothballed Spaceship"
© Astounding: Anthology, 1973
The Best Of H. Harrison, 1976
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award

"Not Me, Not Amos Cabot!"
© Science Fantasy, 1964
Prime Number, 1970

"The Outcast"
(russ. as "Begletz")
© Science Fantasy, Mar 1965
--/ cool sf story

"Portrait of the Artist"
© F&SF, Nov 1964
Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows, 1968

"Praiseworthy Saur"
(also as "If")
© If, Feb 1969
Prime Number, 1970
--/ cool sf story

"Pressure"
© Analog, Aug 1969
One Step from Earth, 1970
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award


"The Repairman"
© Galaxy, Feb 1958
War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"The Robot Who Wanted to Know"
© Fantastic Universe, Mar 1958
War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"Rock Diver"
© Worlds Beyond, Feb 1951
--/ cool sf story
--/ idea award

"Simulated Trainer"
(also as "Trainee for Mars")
© Fantastic Universe, Jun 1958
War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"Spaceship Medic" (nv)
© 1970, Faber & Faber
--/ fourth place space sf novel
--/ adventure award

"Speed of the Cheetah, Roar of the Lion"
© F&SF, Mar 1975
--/ cool car sf story
--/ idea award
--/ humour award
--/ rare find

"The Starloggers" (nv)
(also as "Bill, The Galactic Hero")
© Galaxy, Dec 1964
book: Doubleday, 1965
--/ cool sf novella

"Starworld" (nv)
(To the Stars 3)
© Bantam, 1981
To the Stars, 1981
--/ cool sf novel

"Stonehedge" (nv)
(with Leon Stover)
© 1972, Peter Davis Publ.

"The Streets of Ashkelon"
(also as "An Alien Agony")
© New Worlds, Sep 1962
Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows, 1968

"Survival Planet"
© F&SF, Aug 1961
War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"The Technicolor Time Machine" (nv)
(also as "The Time-Machined Saga")
© Analog, March 1967
Bantam Books, 1967
--/ third place time sf novel
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award
--/ humour award


"Toy Shop"
© Analog, Apr 1962
Prime Number, 1970
--/ cool sf story

"Trainee for Mars"
(also as "Simulated Trainer")
© Fantastic Universe, Jun 1958
War with the Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story

"Unto My Manifold Dooms"
(also as "The Many Dooms")
© Galaxy, Jun 1964
2 Tales and 8 Tomorrows, 1968

"The Velvet Glove"
© Fantastic Universe, 1956
The War With The Robots, 1962
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award

"Welcoming Comitee"
(as Felix Boyd)
© 1957, Fantastic Universe

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"West of Eden" (nv)
(Eden #1)
© 1986, Bantam Books
--sf novel : 1985 Locus/7
--/ cool sf novel

Cute trilogy. Cute idea. Cute little dinosaurs (see the "avatar" icon above) Harry Harrison loves to write about monsters, reptile and otherwise (witness his "Deathworld" troligy). In this book dinosaurs evolved into a sentient beings together with humans, and then started to cause all kinds of cultural and military problems (no bigger problems than the West had with the hardcore communists, I imagine. Nothing could be more irrational and wild than a communist in an ideological rut). The novel contains some pretty panoramas and epic quests, but it left me essentially cold. Maybe his dinosaurs were too cute, after all.
review: 19-Oct-06 (read in 1990)

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"Wheelworld" (nv)
(To the Stars 2)
© Bantam, 1981
To the Stars, 1981
--/ fourth place sf novel
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award


"The World Otalmi Made"
© Science Fiction Adventures, Jun 1958

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