Troublemakers

By Harlan Ellison

Includes the Nebula and Hugo Award–winning tale, “ ‘Repent, Harlequin!’ acknowledged the Ticktockman.”

 

A distinct new number of Ellison’s brief tales, chosen specially for this quantity by means of the writer, together with the newly revised and elevated story “Never ship to grasp for Whom the Lettuce Wilts.” In a profession spanning greater than fifty years, Harlan Ellison has written or edited seventy-five books, greater than seventeen hundred tales, essays, articles, and newspaper columns, dozen teleplays, and a dozen videos. Now, for the 1st time at any place, Troublemakers offers a suite of Ellison’s vintage tales that may introduce new readers to a author defined by means of the New York Times as having “the spellbinding caliber of a good nonstop talker, with a cultural warehouse for a mind.” contains the award‑winning tales “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ stated the Ticktockman” and “Deeper Than the Darkness.” 

 

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