xiv, 384 pages ; 22 cm
"Every day we are discovering new worlds in far-reaching galaxies which may or may not sustain life as we know it. In Alien Archives: Eighteen Stories of Extraterrestrial Encounters, sci-fi Grand Master Robert Silverberg collects his finest short stories and novellas about one of the genre's most enduring themes. Spanning fifty years of writing from the Science Fiction Grand Master, this collection of alien encounters features new introductions to all fifteen stories"--Publisher.
The silent colony -- En route to Earth -- The way to Spook City -- Amanda and the alien -- One-way journey -- Gorgon planet -- The shadow of wings -- Flies -- Sundance -- Bride 91 -- Something wild is loose -- Schwartz between the galaxies -- Diana of the hundred beasts -- Sunrise on Mercury -- Alaree -- The soul-painter and the shapeshifter -- To the dark star -- Beauty in the night.