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TEXTS: Shelley, Frankenstein, Bear, Blood Music, Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Miller, A Canticle for Leibowitz, and an anthology.—P. Landis, [2] [3] while mathematician authors include Rudy Rucker and Vernor Vinge. Abraham Merritt did have his diabolical Seven Footprints To Satan, (1927), made into a silent film in 1929 and his Burn, Witch, Burn, (1933) was made into a 1936 film titled Devil Doll but the latter work was hardly representative of Merritt who was heavy on prose and light on story.

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