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Eight Worlds

The Persistence of Vision

Written By:John Varley - 1978

  • The Persistence of Vision  - John Varley cover

Synopsis

In the Hall of the Martian Kings. 9 stories, 6 of them belonging to the Eight Worlds universe. Introduction by Algis Budrys. Includes: The Phantom of Kansas [nominated, 1979 Hugo Award; 1979 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 4)]; Air Raid [basis of film and novel, Millennium]; Retrograde Summer [nominated, 1975 Nebula Award; 1975 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 4)]; The Black Hole Passes [1976 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 9)]; In the Hall of the Martian Kings [1976 Locus Poll Award, Best Novella (Place: 6); nominated, 1978 Hugo Award, 1978 Ditmar Award]; In the Bowl [1976 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 7); nominated, 1976 Nebula Award]; Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance [1977 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 3); nominated 1977 Hugo Award]; Overdrawn at the Memory Bank [1977 Locus Poll Award, Best Novelette (Place: 10)];

Catastrophe:

extraterrestrial

Type:

fantastical
Other Titles in the Eight Worlds list

1     Ophiuchi Hotline, The

2     Persistence of Vision, The

3     Blue Champagne

4     Steel Beach