From the pages of Startling Stories and science fiction's Golden Age...
are three magnificent novels of alternate time streams and fantastic
worlds, of ordinary men and women who, by some fluke, are torn from the
earth we know to land in parallel worlds where genetically altered
monsters rule... realms where Alchemy is the state religion... places
where science and sorcery battle for control.
And your guide for these three incredible journeys is Henry Kuttner, master storyteller, world-builder extraordinaire, and creator of exotic new places and exciting ideas... a writer who ranks with Heinlein, Asimov, A. Merritt, and van Vogt, as one of the top authors of that golden era when the science fiction magazines ruled supreme. Now three of Henry Kuttner's finest stories await you - The Portal in the Picture (also published as Beyond Earth's Gate), Valley of the Flame, and The Dark World.
Henry Kuttner (1915–1958) was an American author of science fiction, fantasy and horror. His wife was the science fiction author C. L. Moore.
Henry Kuttner used several pseudonyms: Lawrence O'Donnell, Kelvin Kent, C. H. Liddell, Henry Kuttner, Lewis Padgett, Hudson Hastings, Keith Hammond, Peter Horn, Scott Morgan, Will Garth, Woodrow Wilson Smith, Paul Edmonds, Edward J. Bellin, James Hall and Robert O. Kenyon.
Henry Kuttner was born in Los Angeles, California in 1915. His father, whose ... (more)