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Sector General: Orbit 1987

Sector General

Ballantine, 1983. Collection, 70,000 words

Sector General, like its generic title, is an unassuming short story which does not aspire to the lordly -- well, mock-baronial -- estate of fix-up novel.  And all the better for it.  I've got nothing against fix-up novels, my all-time favourite sf book being A.E.van Vogt's The War against the Rull.  (I don't care what anybody thinks about that -- so there.  N.B. The term 'fix-up' was coined by van Vogt.  Contents: 'Accident'; 'Survivor'; 'Investigation'; 'Combined Operation' (see under Short Stories).

Synopsis by graham Andrews


First Publication:

Ballantine/Del Rey ISBN 0-345-30851-4, March 1983


Publication History:

BB/Del Rey reprint ISBN 0-345-34627-0, July 1987

Macdonald/Futura/Orbit ISBN 0-7088-8186-6, SEPTEMBER 1987

Collected in Alien Emergencies, Orb (Tor Books), June 2001


Foreign Publication:

Wilhelm Heyne, Munich, No 06/4978, ISBN 3-453--06598-0, 1993 as Sector Genera


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