9 Tales of Space and Time

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The Idealists by way of John W. Campbell, Jr.
Shock Treatment via J. Francis McComas
Man of Parts through H. L. Gold
The nice Devon Mystery via Raymond J. Healy
Balaam via Anthony Boucher
Genius of the Species via Reginald Bretnor
Compound B by way of David Harold Fink
The bird or the Egghead via Frank Fenton
Overture by way of Kris Neville

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