A Handful of Darkness


A Handful of Darkness

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image_caption = Dust-jacket from the first edition
author = Philip K. Dick
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country = United Kingdom
language = English
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genre = Science fiction and fantasy short stories
publisher = Rich Cowan
release_date = 1955
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media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 224 pp
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"A Handful of Darkness" is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Rich Cowan in 1955 and was Dick's first hardcover book [cite web
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] . The stories had originally appeared in the magazines "Galaxy Science Fiction", "Astounding Stories", "Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Fantastic Universe", "If", "Amazing Stories", "Imagination", "Fantastic Story Magazine", "Science Fiction Stories", "Beyond Fantasy Fiction" and "Fantasy Fiction".

Contents

* "Colony"
* "Impostor"
* "Expendable"
* "Planet for Transients"
* "Prominent Author"
* "The Builder"
* "The Little Movement"
* "The Preserving Machine"
* "The Impossible Planet"
* "The Indefatigable Frog"
* "The Turning Wheel"
* "Progeny"
* "Upon the Dull Earth"
* "The Cookie Lady"
* "Exhibit Piece"

Notes

References

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title = Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections
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*cite book | last=Tuck | first=Donald H. | authorlink=Donald H. Tuck | title=The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy | location=Chicago | publisher=Advent | pages=142| date=1974|id=ISBN 0-911682-20-1


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