Second Variety (1989 collection)


Second Variety (1989 collection)

Infobox Book
name = Second Variety
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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 short stories
publisher = Gollancz
release_date = 1989
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media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 395 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-575-04460-8
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"Second Variety" is a collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Gollancz in 1989 and reprints Volume II of "The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick". It had not previously been published as a stand-alone volume. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines "Fantasy Fiction", "Fantastic Universe", "Space Science Fiction", "Imagination", "If", "Amazing Stories", "Science Fiction Quarterly", "Startling Stories", "Cosmos", "Orbit", "Astounding" and "Planet Stories".

Contents

* Introduction, by Norman Spinrad
* "The Cookie Lady"
* "Beyond the Door"
* "Second Variety"
* "Jon’s World"
* "The Cosmic Poachers"
* "Progeny"
* "Some Kinds of Life"
* "Martians Come in Clouds"
* "The Commuter"
* "The World She Wanted"
* "A Surface Raid"
* "Project: Earth"
* "The Trouble with Bubbles"
* "Breakfast at Twilight"
* "A Present for Pat"
* "The Hood Maker"
* "Of Withered Apples"
* "Human Is"
* "Adjustment Team"
* "The Impossible Planet"
* "Impostor"
* "James P. Crow"
* "Planet for Transients"
* "Small Town"
* "Souvenir"
* "Survey Team"
* "Prominent Author"
* Notes

References

*cite web
last = Brown
first = Charles N.
authorlink = Charles N. Brown
coauthors = William G. Contento
title = The Locus Index to Science Fiction (1984-1998)
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url = http://www.locusmag.com/index/b137.htm#A1817.115
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accessdate = 2008-01-11


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