‘Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 7’

Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 7

London:  Panther Books, 1971 mass-sized paperback;
as Best SF Stories From New Worlds 7 on cover & spine;
edited and introduced (+ notes) by Michael Moorcock;
original price:  25p;
175 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  586-03449-8;
cover artist:  Colin Hay
;
no other edition.

An anthology of short fiction published (mostly) in New Worlds, the seminal speculative fiction magazine which Moorcock edited for many years and with which he remains closely associated.

(Preceded by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 6)

Contents:-
p. 7: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 9: ‘The Ash Circus’ by M.J. Harrison (from New Worlds No. 189);
p. 24: ‘All The King’s Men’ by B.J. Bayley (from N.W. No. 148);
p. 45: ‘Mix-Up’ by George Collyn (from N.W. No. 145);
p. 57: ‘Time Considered As A Helix Of Semi-Precious Stones’ by Samuel R. Delany (as Samuel R. Delaney on title page) (from N.W. No. 185);
p. 97: ‘Lone Zone’ by Charles Platt (from N.W. No. 152);
p. 134: “Two Poems” by Langdon Jones comprising:-
p. 135: ‘Flower Gathering’ (as ‘Flower-gathering’ on contents page) (from N.W. No. 191);
p. 136: ‘Transplant’ (from N.W. No. 194);
p. 137: ‘The Apocalypse Machine’ by Leo Zorin (from N.W. No. 185);
p. 143: ‘The Beach Murders: An Entertainment For George MacBeth’ (as ‘The Beach Murders’ on contents page) by J.G. Ballard (from N.W. No. 189);
p. 152: ‘The Wall’ by Josephine Saxton (from Science Fantasy No. 78);
p. 160: ‘The Tank Trapeze’ (illustrated by Mal Dean) by Michael Moorcock (from N.W. No. 186).

(Followed by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 8)