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Wall Around the World, the (1953) [Short Story]
by Theodore R. Cogswell Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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The story of a young boy who masters flight in order to escape the world that has entrapped him.

First published in Beyond Fantasy Fiction September 1953

Also appears in:

  • Beyond the Barriers of Space and Time (Judith Merril, 1954)
  • The Wall Around the World, (Theodore R. Cogswell, 1962)
  • Yet More Penguin Science Fiction (Brian W. Aldiss, 1964)
  • Worlds of Wonder (Harry Harrison, 1969)
  • Blast Off (Harry Harrison, 1969)
  • The Penguin Science Fiction Omnibus (Brian W. Aldiss, 1973)
  • The Wall Around the World and Other Science Fiction Stories (Susan Morris, 1979)
  • Isaac Asimov's Magical Worlds of Fantasy # 1: Wizards (Asimov, Greenberg and Waugh, 1983)
  • The Great SF Stories 15 (Isaac Asimov, 1986)
  • The Mammoth Book of Fantasy (Mike Ashley, 2001)

Original title: The Wall Around the World
Original languages: English

Quotes: 1 (show them)

Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasyWitches & Wizards

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Wizards (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Greg Bear , Larry Niven , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Manly Wade Wellman , Ron Goulart , John Jakes , Theodore R. Cogswell
     Mammoth Book of Fantasy, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Charles de Lint , Lord Dunsany , Lucius Shepard , Michael Moorcock , Louise Cooper , James P. Blaylock , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Clark Ashton Smith , Patricia A. McKillip , Abraham Merritt , Michael Swanwick , Theodore Sturgeon , Jack Womack , Darrell Schweitzer , Lisa Goldstein , Theodore R. Cogswell , George MacDonald , James Cawthorn

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