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Tag: Frederick Pohl

Midas World by Frederick Pohl (book review).

May 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Midas World by Frederick Pohl (book review).

Another book I wanted to read after investigating books about SF was Frederick Pohl’s ‘Midas World’. After the discovery of a cheap energy source, the human population of Earth have different levels of wealth and the ration books aren’t to conserve money but to spend at least so much a month. Excessive wealth in other […]

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Search The Sky by Frederick Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth (book review).

April 30, 2021 | By | 2 Replies More
Search The Sky by Frederick Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth (book review).

I thought I had read all of the Frederick Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth collaborations until this one, ‘Search The Sky’, popped up in one of the books about Science Fiction. Wildside Press have printed this edition of this 1954 book. There are other copies available on-line but its nice to see its still in print. […]

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The Early Pohl by Frederick Pohl (book review).

December 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Early Pohl by Frederick Pohl (book review).

Inspired by his fellow Futurian’s book ‘The Early Asimov’, Fred Pohl persuaded publisher Doubleday to let him do the same thing but more modestly. Asimov’s large tome runs to several hundred pages and had to be divided into three for paperback publication. ‘The Early Pohl’ is just over 180 pages but contains the same mix […]

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Frederick Pohl (1919-2013) memories at work by GF Willmetts.

September 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Frederick Pohl (1919-2013) memories at work by GF Willmetts.

I first encountered Frederick Pohl’s stories when I was young in my exploration of the local library’s SF shelves. I think it was ‘Digits And Dastards’ and a memory of an anthology where using a process, named after its inventor, called the Smith where for long space flights, the human bodies were frozen and the […]

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