Who Goes There? (collection)

Who Goes There? is a collection of science fiction stories by American writer John W. Campbell Jr. It was published in 1948 by Shasta Publishers in an edition of 3,000 copies, of which 200 were signed by Campbell. The 1951 film The Thing from Another World, and 1982 version The Thing by John Carpenter, are based on the title story. The stories originally appeared in the magazine Astounding SF under Campbell's pseudonym Don A. Stuart.

Who Goes There?
Who Goes There? (John Campbell book) 1st edition cover art.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
AuthorJohn W. Campbell Jr.
Cover artistHannes Bok
CountryUnited States
GenreScience fiction
PublisherShasta Publishers
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Astounding reviewer P. Schuyler Miller praised the stories as providing "powerful and lasting stimulation to the imagination."[1]


  1. ^ "Book Review", Astounding, December 1948, p.105


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