By Evelyn E. Smith
The Golden Age of technology Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who could rather be forgotten.
During the Fifties, Evelyn E. Smith usually released technology fiction in magazines like Galaxy and extraordinary Universe. Her tales ranged from post-apocalyptic satires to experience to humor. She additionally wrote 4 technological know-how fiction novels, which mainly care for questions of gender identification. like every of her paintings, they're characterised by way of their sharp wit. At her top, she was once the equivalent of anyone—male or female—writing for the pulp magazines.
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• Tea Tray within the Sky
• Not healthy for Children
• Collector’s Item
• The Doorway
• The Vilbar Party
• Helpfully Yours
• The Venus Trap
• The so much Sentimental Man
• Once a Greech
• The Blue Tower
• My reasonable Planet
• Sentry within the Sky
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