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Basil Davenport • 234 Items / 11 Books, 2 Articles, 221 Reviews
The Science Fiction Novel (1959)
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    Books: From the Horse's Mouth (Review)
    The Science Fiction Novel, by Basil Davenport
    1. The Science Fiction Novel by Basil Davenport
    The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1959, pp. 74-76
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    The Reference Library (7 Reviews)
    Judgment of Its Peers
    1. The Science Fiction Novel by Basil Davenport
    2. The Triumph of Time by James Blish
    3. Star Science Fiction No. 4 by Frederik Pohl
    4. Lost in Space by George O. Smith
    5. The Moon Maker by Arthur Train and Robert W. Wood
    6. What Has Four Wheels and Flies by Douglass Wallop
    7. Tomorrow's Gift by Edmund Cooper
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, August 1959, pp. 146-164
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (11 Reviews)
    Ossian's Ride, by Fred Hoyle
    1. Ossian's Ride by Fred Hoyle
    2. Encounter by J. Hunter Holly
    3. The Purple Pirate by Talbot Mundy
    4. Giants from Eternity by Manly Wade Wellman
    5. Lord of the Flies by William G. Golding
    6. The Stars Are Too High by Agnew H. Bahnson, Jr.
    7. The Involuntary Immortals by Rog Phillips
    8. SF '59: The Year's Greatest Science-Fiction and Fantasy by Judith Merril
    9. The Science Fiction Novel by Basil Davenport
    10. Things That Go Bump in the Night by Louis Clark Jones
    11. The Atom and the Energy Revolution by Norman Lansdell
    Galaxy Science Fiction, February 1960, pp. 164-169
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    The Reference Library (15 Reviews)
    One Man's "Astounding"
    1. A Requiem for Astounding by Alva Rogers
    2. The Rest of the Robots by Isaac Asimov
    3. Ancient Ruins and Archaeology by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine C. de Camp
    4. The Rim of Morning by William Sloane
    5. Of Worlds Beyond by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
    6. The Science Fiction Novel by Basil Davenport
    7. The Lost Comet by Stanton A. Coblentz
    8. The Abominable Earthman by Frederik Pohl
    9. Deathworld 2 by Harry Harrison
    10. The Planet Buyer by Cordwainer Smith
    11. One of Our Asteroids Is Missing / The Twisted Men by Calvin M. Knox and A.E. Van Vogt
    12. Quest of the Dawn Man by J.H. Rosny
    13. The Gods Hate Kansas by Joseph Millard
    14. The Mile-Long Spaceship by Kate Wilhelm
    15. Escape Across the Cosmos by Gardner Fox
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, March 1965, pp. 84-98
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    The Reference Library (21 Reviews)
    Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections, by William Contento
    1. Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections by William Contento
    2. Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968, Vol. II: M-Z by Donald Henry Tuck
    3. CDN SF&F by John Robert Colombo, Michael Richardson, and John Bell, ...
    4. Science Fiction Book Review Index, 1923-1973 by Halbert W. Hall
    5. In Memory Yet Green by Isaac Asimov
    6. In Search of Wonder by Damon F. Knight
    7. Heinlein in Dimension by Alexei Panshin
    8. The Science Fiction Novel by Basil Davenport
    9. Science Fiction: An Illustrated History by Sam J. Lundwall
    10. Science Fiction: History, Science, Vision by Robert Scholes and Eric S. Rabkin
    11. The Wanting of Levine by Michael Halberstam
    12. Universe 9 by Terry Carr
    13. Nightwings by Robert Silverberg
    14. Nightwalk by Bob Shaw
    15. Alicia II by Robert Thurston
    16. Vector Analysis by Jack C. Haldeman II
    17. The Drawing of the Dark by Tim Powers
    18. Black God's Shadow by C.L. Moore
    19. Alicia Austin's Age of Dreams by Alicia Austin
    20. Upon the Winds of Yesterday, and Other Explorations by George Barr
    21. The Fourth Book of Virgil Finlay by Gerry de la Ree and Virgil Finlay
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, November 1979, pp. 167-180