Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Author's Ordeal are lyrics to a song written by science fiction author Isaac Asimov. They were first published in Science Fiction Quarterly, May 1957, pp. 34-36. They are included in three collections of Asimov's short stories Earth Is Room Enough, The Far Ends of Time and Earth (omnibus edition) and The Complete Stories, Volume 1. The lyrics pastiche the Gilbert and Sullivan patter song known as qthe (Lord Chancellor's) Nightmare Songq from Iolanthe. The song depicts the agonies he goes through in thinking up a new science fiction story. It notes that the process of devising a space opera is incompatible with living in the real world with all its qdull facts of life that hound you.q ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=9767400Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishera#39;s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
|Title||:||Works by Isaac Asimov (Study Guide): Books by Isaac Asimov, Essay Collections by Isaac Asimov, Mystery Novels by Isaac Asimov|
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