By Harry Harrison
Gathered listed below are twelve of Harrison's most sensible, together with "Space Rats of the CCC, " one of the best house opera ever written, a little bit tongue-in-cheek; "At final, the real tale of Frankenstein, " within which our favourite monster will get new lifestyles - yet whose existence is it?; "Bill, The Galactic Hero's chuffed vacation, " during which our favourite drunkard enlistee is abducted by means of the evil Chingers and hypnotized into believing he is a normal; and 9 extra classics ranging throughout time and house!
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