Review: Moonrise

Written by Blue Six - 4.5

An eclectic collection of stories some of which are ridiculous by today's standards but are worth reading just to appreciate how ideas have changed.

The stand out story is"Dead Centre" by Judith Merrill which concentrates on the heroes family but worthy contributions are also made by Edmond Hamilton, Paul Ernst and Gordon R Dickson.

Mike Ashley's Introduction is also very good and clearly well researched

 

 

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About the Book :: Moonrise

Mike Ashley Release date: April 2018
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, anthology

Edited by Mike Ashley.

Featuring twelve stories by a roster of classic SF authors including Arthur C. Clarke, H.G. Wells and John Wyndham. Before the Apollo 11 mission succeeded in landing on the Moon in 1969, writers and visionaries were fascinated by how we might get there and what we might find. The Greeks and Romans speculated about the Moon almost two thousand years before H.G. Wells or Jules Verne wrote about it, but interest peaked from the late 1800s when the prospect of lunar ... (more)

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