By Harlan Ellison
3rd printing (1976) paperback. this can be a 1971 selection of tales from this winner of extra awards for resourceful literature than the other residing writer - together with a number of Hugos, Nebulas and Edgars. CONTENTS: advent: The tune of the Soul (1970); i've got No Mouth, and that i needs to Scream (1967); The Discarded (1959); Deeper Than the Darkness (1957); Blind Lightning (1956); the entire Sounds of worry (1962); The Silver hall (1956); "Repent, Harlequin!" acknowledged the Ticktockman (1965); vibrant Eyes (1965); Are You Listening? (1958); attempt a lifeless Knife (1968); In Lonely Lands (1959); Eyes of airborne dirt and dust (1959); not anything for My midday Meal (1958); O Ye of Little religion (1968); The Time of the attention (1959); lifestyles Hutch (1956); The final Day of a superb lady (1958); evening Vigil (1957); Lonelyache (1964); Pennies, Off a useless Man's Eyes (1969).
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Extra resources for Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction
The Minstrel knew they were listening, and he unslung his instrument, settling the narrow box with its tone-rods around his neck by its thong. His fingers cajoled and pried and extracted the song of a soul, cast into the pit of the void, left to die, crying in torment not so much at death, but at the terror of being alone when the last call came. And the workmen cried. They felt no shame as the tears coursed through the dirt on their faces and mixed with the sweatshine of their toil. They stood, silent and dreaming, as he came toward them.
They could shoot him, of course, but what would that accomplish? “What are you going to do, Gunnderson? ” the Blaster chimed in. “SpaceCom wants Omalo fired. ” “You know what they’ll do to you back on Earth, Gunnderson. ” Alf Gunnderson let the light of Omalo wash his sunken face with red haze. His eyes seemed to deepen in intensity. His hands on the console ledge stiffened and the knuckles turned white. He had seen the possibilities, and he had decided. They would never understand that he had chosen the harder way.
Bedzyk took him by the elbow, and led him a few steps toward the saloon. Then Dresden, the girl with the glass hands-who wore monstrous cotton-filled gloves-came out from the connecting passage leading to the salon, and Bedzyk thought of the hundred weird forms Curran would have to face. In his condition, that would be bad. He turned the other way, and led Curran back up to the drive room. Bedzyk waved at a control chair. ” Curran looked collegiate-boy shook-up. He sank into the chair, again touching his chest in disbelief.
Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction by Harlan Ellison