Year of publication: 2017
Sequence of author: The complete short fiction of clifford d. simak(№1)
The Thing in the Stone : And Other Stories
Clifford D Simak
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The Thing in the Stone And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Twelve Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction Clifford D. Simak: Seeker After the Truth by David W. Wixon “‘His world sounds like a dismal one,’ she said. ‘Dismal and holy. The two so often go together.’” —Clifford D. Simak, in Special Deliverance Most people who have read a fair amount of Clifford D. Simak’s fiction will, if asked to give a succinct description of it, resort to mentioning robots, talking dogs, or pastoralism; few will speak of religion. Probably that is because the term “religion,” when Simak uses it at all (and he does not actually use the very word all that often), may encompass a wide variety of subjects—from theology and philosophy, on the one hand, through ecclesiastical organizations to the most primitive of superstition. Sometimes one of those concepts will be front-and-center in a Simak...