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James Blish

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James Blish (1921-75)
James Blish studied microbiology at Rutgers and then served as a medical laboratory technician in the US army during the Second World War. Among his best known books are Cities in Flight, A Case of Conscience, for which he won the Hugo in 1959 for Best Novel, Doctor Mirabilis, Black Easter and The Day After Judgement.

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Essential reading

Wondering where to start with James Blish? Gateway recommends beginning with the SF Masterworks - which have been selected to showcase the greatest works of modern science fiction - and then moving on to the Gateway Essentials . . .

SF MASTERWORKS

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A Case of Conscience (1958) Cities in Flight (1970)


GATEWAY ESSENTIALS


The Cities in Flight Sequence
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They Shall Have
Stars
(1955)

A Life for the
Stars
(1956)

Earthman, Come Home (1958) The Triumph of
Time
(1962)
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The Seedling
Stars
(1957)

Black Easter (1968)

The Day After
Judgement
(1971)

 

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