Monday, March 31, 2014

Free Classic Science Fiction Download - The Avon Science Fiction Reader Issue 001

Don't let the 'good girl' art fool you this is a great little download that reprints some classic science fiction by some of the great authors of the pulp era. 

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Here have we some classic science fiction with the Avon Science Fiction Reader, this is the sister publication to the Avon Fantasy Reader. They were later merged into the Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy. 
According to Wiki: Avon Fantasy Reader was a digest size magazine (sometimes classed as a series of anthologies) which reprinted science fiction and fantasy literature by now well-known authors. It was edited by Donald A. Wollheim and published by Avon. The magazine had one spin off, Avon Science Fiction Reader, with which it merged on its cancellation to become Avon Science Fiction and Fantasy Reader."Avon strived to bring readers little known stories by then little recognized writers such as H. P. LovecraftRay BradburyC. L. MooreA. MerrittMurray Leinster and William Hope HodgsonAvon Fantasy Reader was published from 1946 to 1952 and had 18 issues in full."

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