By Evelyn E. Smith
The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who may perhaps rather be forgotten.
During the Fifties, Evelyn E. Smith usually released technology fiction in magazines like Galaxy and significant Universe. Her tales ranged from post-apocalyptic satires to experience to humor. She additionally wrote 4 technology fiction novels, which mainly care for questions of gender id. like any of her paintings, they're characterised through their sharp wit. At her top, she was once the equivalent of anyone—male or female—writing for the pulp magazines.
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