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Twelve from Tomorrow

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Length: 242 pages3 hours

Summary

Forces much greater than our own are hard at work…


For the first time in ebook, a timeless collection of short stories from seminal science fiction writer E. C. Tubb!
 

"His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched by anyone in Britain." Michael Moorcock



Stories in this collection:

The Ming Vase – A dangerous prisoner and a highly valuable antique have gone missing as one CIA Agent is troubled by his own intuitive abilities…

Tell the Truth – Humans and aliens are on the brink of war. Can a military toy seller survive without lying?

The Last Day of Summer – Medical advances have won the fight against ageing. Is death still inevitable?

Fresh Guy – Earth is a more unforgiving and perilous place than ever, where the ruling mythical creatures are planning controlled breeding of humans…

Vigil – In a tale of love and bitterness, an interplanetary truck driver meets an old man searching for his missing son.

Piebald Horse – A Terran spy trapped by telepathic forces resorts to extreme measures in a bid to escape…

Sense of Proportion – A media ratings battle is out of control when a devious producer visits a heroic but gravely ill astronaut and threatens to revisit the past.

Greater than Infinity – Logic and probability collide in interstellar space…

Last of the Morticians – Two undertakers adapt in a climate of immortality.

Worm in the Woodwork – The threat of extinction is overtaken by a peculiar resistance to torture and one man's exhausting ability to see into the future.

Greek Gift – Through the mist in the temple lies the promise of eternal life. Will curious Jeff find his wife and the glittering utopia he hopes for?

Poor Henry – Naïve Henry is on Mars with his spoilt bride who is full of cruel ambition when a hideous swarm of creatures test his optimism.

Twelve from Tomorrow provides twelve visions of man's future by a professional with a sharp eye for human weakness mirrored in the world of tomorrow.

Edwin Charles Tubb was a British writer of science fiction, fantasy and western novels. The author of over 140 novels and 230 short stories and novellas, Tubb is best known for The Dumarest Saga (US collective title: Dumarest of Terra) an epic science-fiction saga set in the far future. He has used 58 pen names over five decades. Edwin died in 2010.

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