THE WONDER EFFECT. Frederik and Pohl, M. Kornbluth.

THE WONDER EFFECT. New York: Ballantine Books, [1962]. Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Ballantine Books F638. Collects nine science fiction stories blending wonder and satire. Includes "Critical Mass," a "bomb shelter dystopia" (Sargent) and "A Gentle Dying," a "child-dominated dystopia" (Sargent). With a short introduction by Pohl about his working relationship with Kornbluth. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-866. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, pp. 284; 280. Reginald 08448. Cover rubbed along front spine fold, spine panel a bit foxed, a bright, very good, unread copy. Cover art by Richard Powers. (#144124).

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