Best S. F. Stories From New Worlds
London: Panther Books, 1967 mass-sized paperback;
as Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds on cover, spine & copyright page;
edited and introduced (+ notes) by Michael Moorcock;
original price: 3/6;
I.S.B.N.: none (code: 2243);
cover artist: unknown;
no hardcover edition.
An anthology of short fiction published in New Worlds, the seminal speculative fiction magazine which Moorcock edited for many years and with which he remains closely associated.
Contents (first edition):-
p. 7: Introduction (non-fiction) by Michael Moorcock;
p. 9: ‘The Small Betraying Detail’ by Brian W. Aldiss (from New Worlds No. 150);
p. 18: ‘The Keys To December’ by Roger Zelazny (from N.W. No. 165);
p. 44: ‘The Assassination Weapon’ by J.G. Ballard (from N.W. No. 161);
p. 53: ‘Nobody Axed You’ by John Brunner (from N.W. No. 150);
p. 83: ‘A Two-Timer’ by David I. Masson (from N.W. No. 159);
p. 118: ‘The Music Makers’ by Langdon Jones (from N.W. No. 156);
p. 127: ‘The Squirrel Cage’ by Thomas M. Disch (from N.W. No. 167).
(Followed by Best S.F. Stories From New Worlds 2)