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Use for identifying a work of SF or Fantasy, including novels, movies, comic books, fanfic, TV series, video games, etc. Use with other tags to specify the type of media, eg. [short-stories]. Use [episode-identification] for identifying a single episode of a known series, whether TV, book, or comic. Use [actor-identification], [character-identification], [music-identification], or [object-identification] for those specific ID requests.

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I think this is Beyond Bedlam by Wyman Guin, which appeared in Galaxy in the mid-50s, and later in several anthologies. I can't access my Galaxy collection at the moment, so others may have to confir …
answered Apr 1 '15 by PeterClose
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I remember reading this story in a British edition of one of the two magazines edited by Robert Lowndes in the '50s - Future Science Fiction, and (The Original) Science Fiction Stories. I've looked …
answered Apr 22 '14 by PeterClose
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This is pretty much the plot of'The Clone' by Theodore L. Thomas and Kate Wilhelm, which was a Berkley paperback in 1965', though it was set in Chicago. It's many years since I read it, but as I rem …
answered May 4 '14 by PeterClose
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It's "For Love" aka "All for Love" by Algis Budrys, first published in the June 1962 issue of Galaxy, available at the Internet Archive. The ship has been there for many years and the aliens have n …
answered Dec 7 '14 by PeterClose
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It's A Vision of Judgment by H. G. Wells, of all people. The twist is that everyone, no matter how virtuous they thought themselves to be, is revealed as laughably inadequate, dishonest and weak, b …
answered Apr 6 '17 by PeterClose
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This sounds like 'The Intruder', a short story by Theodore L Thomas in the February 1961 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. However, the man isn't a time traveller - he lands in a …
answered Aug 1 '15 by PeterClose
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This sounds like Wolfbane, by Frederik Pohl and C M Kornbluth, first published in 1957 as a two-part serial in Galaxy. The aliens were called Pyramids, because... well, that's what they looked like.. …
answered Jun 16 '14 by PeterClose
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Sounds a lot like 'A Plague of Pythons' by Frederik Pohl, serialised in Galaxy in the early '60s and subsequently published by Ballantine.
answered Apr 22 '14 by PeterClose
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The short story 'Let's Go To Golgotha' by Garry Kilworth (first published in 1975) ends with the revelation that there's nobody at the Crucifixion except time-travelling tourists....
answered May 30 '14 by PeterClose