Year of publication: 2016
Sequence of author: The complete short fiction of clifford d. simak(№1)
No Life of Their Own And Other Stories
Clifford D Simak
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No Life of Their Own And Other Stories The Complete Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak, Volume Five Introduction by David W. Wixon Introduction Clifford Simak’s Country by David W. Wixon “A cawing crow skimmed over a distant ridge and slanted down into the valley shadow. From far away, down the river, came the quacking of a flock of mallards.” —Clifford D. Simak, in “Census” On numerous occasions during the last decades of his life, Clifford D. Simak was described, often with admiration but sometimes with just a tinge of disdain, by such phrases as “the pastoral voice of science fiction” or “the poet of rural space.” He was not put off by such language; he interpreted it as recognition of his love for the land in which he grew up and the people who lived there and in other similar locations. He believed that he came from a special place, and he was right. The work of some writers is so distinctive that a...