A Desirable Lakeside Residence

~ A Short Story by Andre Norton


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A Desirable Lakeside Residence

 

 

 

Synopsis ~

So says the sign beside the lake: one of the few remaining on the continent, where people need breathers to venture outside on the streets of cities. But something strange has been happening to it, ever since a geologist's rock collection - including lunar samples - was dumped in.

 

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Bibliography of English Editions ~

  • Saving Worlds; A Collection of Original Science Fiction Stories (1973) Edited by Roger Elwood and Virginia Kidd, Published by Doubleday, HC, 0-385-05409-2, $6.95, 237pg (pg. 69) ~ cover by Grant Freeman

Contents:
    xi • Introduction (Saving Worlds) • (1973) • essay by Frank Herbert
    1 • Ecommando Tactics (#1) • (1970) • essay by Roger Robert Lovin [as by Roger Lovin ]
    2 • Saving the World • (1973) • shortstory by Terry Carr
    17 • Parks of Rest and Culture • (1973) • shortstory by George Zebrowski
    31 • The Quality of the Product • (1973) • shortstory by Kris Neville and Lil Neville
    55 • Ecommando Tactics (#2) • essay by Roger Robert Lovin [as by Roger Lovin ]
    57 • Ode on the Source of the Clitumnus • (1973) • poem by Thomas M. Disch [as by Tom Disch ]
    59 • The Politics of Darkness • (1973) • poem by Thomas M. Disch [as by Tom Disch ]
    61 • Small War • (1973) • shortstory by Katherine MacLean
    67 • Ecommando Tactics (#3) • essay by Roger Robert Lovin [as by Roger Lovin ]
    69 • Desirable Lakeside Residence • (1973) • novelette by Andre Norton
    89 • The Smokey the Bear Sutra • (1973) • shortstory by Gary Snyder
    93 • An Article About Hunting • (1973) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
    105 • Noonday Devil • (1973) • shortstory by Dennis O'Neil
    117 • Ecommando Tactics (#4) • essay by Roger Robert Lovin [as by Roger Lovin ]
    118 • Scorner's Seat • (1973) • novelette by R. A. Lafferty
    141 • The Battered-Earth Syndrome • (1973) • shortstory by Barry N. Malzberg
    149 • Windmill • [Maurai] • (1973) • novelette by Poul Anderson
    149 • Ecommando Tactics (#5) • essay by Roger Robert Lovin [as by Roger Lovin ]
    173 • Paradise Regained • (1973) • shortstory by Theodore R. Cogswell and Theodore L. Thomas [as by Cogswell Thomas ]
    183 • Beautyland • (1973) • shortstory by Gene Wolfe
    189 • The Day • (1973) • shortstory by Colin Saxton
    199 • Starfish • (1973) • poem by D. M. Price
    202 • Billennium: A Note to Deadcat • (1973) • poem by D. M. Price
    205 • Don't Hold Your Breath • (1973) • shortstory by A. E. van Vogt
    227 • The Wind and the Rain • (1973) • shortstory by Robert Silverberg
    227 • Dies Irae • (1950) • poem by James Blish

  • The Wounded Planet (1974) Edited by Roger Elwood and Virginia Kidd, Published by Bantam, PB, 0-553-07789-9, $1.25, 236 pg ~ cover by unknown ~ same as Saving Worlds listed above
  • Moon Mirror (1988) Published by TOR, HC, 0-312-93098-4, $17.95, 250pg ~ cover by Yvonne Gilbert
  • Subtropical Speculations: Anthology of Florida Science Fiction (1991) Edited by Rick Wilber and Richard Mathews, Published by Pineapple Press, TP, 0-910-92382-5, 304pg ~ cover by unknown

Contents:
    9 • Introduction (Subtropical Speculations: Anthology of Florida Science Fiction) • (1991) • essay by Rick Wilber and Richard Mathews
    19 • Beak by Beak • (1967) • shortstory by Piers Anthony
    31 • Desirable Lakeside Residence • (1973) • novelette by Andre Norton
    55 • A Triflin' Man • shortstory by Walter M. Miller, Jr. (variant of The Triflin' Man 1955)
    69 • All the Universe in a Mason Jar • (1977) • shortstory by Joe Haldeman
    85 • Raccoon Reaction • (1983) • shortstory by Joseph Green
    103 • The Weather After This • shortstory by Tilden Counts
    121 • New Wings (excerpt from Prison Ship) • shortfiction by Martin Caidin
    133 • Welcome to the Pleistocene and Land • shortstory by Joe Taylor
    147 • Quartet for Strings and an Occasional Clarinet • shortstory by Jack C. Haldeman, II
    163 • Flankspeed • novelette by James B. Johnson
    191 • Miss Molly and the Alien • novelette by Don F. Briggs
    223 • Savior • shortstory by Charles L. Fontenay
    237 • Killing Tme • shortstory by Clark Perry
    253 • Down There • (1973) • shortstory by Damon Knight
    265 • Finals • (1989) • shortstory by Rick Wilber
    277 • The Scream • (1974) • novelette by Kate Wilhelm 

 

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Non-English Editions ~

  • 1985 Published by Kosmos-Verlags-GmbH, Edited by Uwe Luserke , Denis Scheck, 3-440-05196-X, 160pg ~ German Title Zwischenfall in Luna City. Seltsame Geschichten aus dem Jahre X (Incident in Luna City. Strange stories from the years X)

 

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