"The Luckiest Man in Denv"

Title"The Luckiest Man in Denv"
Year for Search1952
AuthorsKornbluth, C[yril] M[ichael](1923-58)
Tertiary AuthorsSimon Eisner [pseud.]
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition 4.3
Pagination147-59
Date PublishedJune 1952
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Authoritarian dystopia. People live in huge high-rise buildings with their status determining how high they live. Constant war. The story focuses on intrigue in trying to move up the building.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his The Mindworm (London: Joseph, 1955), 188-202; in Nightmare Age. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (New York: Ballantine Books, 1970), 179-93; in Cities of Wonder. Ed. Damon [Francis] Knight (New York: Macfadden-Bartell, 1967), 151-63; in The Best of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1976), 70-82; The Best of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (New York: Ballantine Books, 1977), 70-83; and in His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Timothy P. Szczesuil (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 1997), 108-17. Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Pseudonym

by Simon Eisner [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

(1923-58)

Full Text

1952 [Kornbluth, Cyril Michael] (1923-58). “The Luckiest Man in Denv.” By Simon Eisner [pseud.]. Galaxy Science Fiction (New York) 4.3 (June 1952): 147-59. Rpt. in his The Mindworm (London: Joseph, 1955), 188-202; in Nightmare Age. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (New York: Ballantine Books, 1970), 179-93; in Cities of Wonder. Ed. Damon [Francis] Knight (New York: Macfadden-Bartell, 1967), 151-63; in The Best of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1976), 70-82; The Best of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Frederik [George] Pohl, [Jr.] (New York: Ballantine Books, 1977), 70-83; and in His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth. Ed. Timothy P. Szczesuil (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 1997), 108-17. Merril, MoU-St, PSt

Authoritarian dystopia. People live in huge high rise buildings with their status determining how high they live. Constant war. The story focuses on intrigue in trying to move up the building.