The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford (collection)


The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford (collection)

Infobox Book
name = The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford
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image_caption = Cover of the first edition
author = Philip K. Dick
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country = United States
language = English
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genre = Science fiction short stories
publisher = Citadel Twilight
release_date = 1990
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media_type = Print (Paperback)
pages = 404 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-8065-1153-2
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"The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford" is a collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Citadel Twilight in 1990 and reprints Volume I of "The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick". Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines "Fantasy and Science Fiction", "Planet Stories", "If", "Galaxy Science Fiction", "Imagination", "Space Science Fiction", "Fantastic Story Magazine", "Amazing Stories", "Future", "Cosmos", "Fantasy Fiction", "Beyond Fantasy Fiction", "Thrilling Wonder Stories" and "Startling Stories".

Contents

* Preface, from a letter to John Betancourt
* Foreword, by Steven Owen Godersky
* Introduction, by Roger Zelazny
* "Stability"
* "Roog"
* "The Little Movement"
* "Beyond Lies the Wub"
* "The Gun"
* "The Skull"
* "The Defenders"
* "Mr. Spaceship"
* "Piper in the Woods"
* "The Infinites"
* "The Preserving Machine"
* "Expendable"
* "The Variable Man"
* "The Indefatigable Frog"
* "The Crystal Crypt"
* "The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford"
* "The Builder"
* "Meddle"
* "Paycheck"
* "The Great C"
* "Out in the Garden"
* "The King of the Elves"
* "Colony"
* "Prize Ship"
* "Nanny"
* 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/b136.htm#A1817.1
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accessdate = 2008-01-12


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