Stanley Grauman Weinbaum Books

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A Martian Odyssey

  [english | 1934]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... I set the two cameras clicking and buzzed along, riding pretty high-about two thousand feet-for a couple of reasons. First, it gave the cameras ...... observed Jarvis, from here on I'll be telling a few things Putz didn't see! He rubbed his tingling nose, and continued. I knew that I had ...... sometime, though. The ditch was covered with what looked like a nice green lawn. Only, ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 257

Dawn Of Flame

  [english | 1939]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [An abridged version of the tale of orphaned eleven-year-old Pollyanna who comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly bringing happiness to her aunt and other members of the community through her philosophy of gladness.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 52

Parasite Planet

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... as is now well known, the seasons occur alternately in opposite hemispheres, as on the Earth, but with a very important difference. Here, when North America ...... the good, solid lure of wealth. He was, in fact, trading with the natives for the spore-pods of the Venusian plant xixtchil, from which terrestrial ...... clock. A disgusting sight! A disgusting planet! That last ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 380

Proteus Island

  [english | 1936]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... and Carver squinted after it. Of course, it had to be an apteryx these islands of the New Zealand group were too deficient in fauna for it to be ...... panic, but it had flashed against the sky with a sinister appearance of abnormality. It was a monstrosity, an aberration, and the minds of Polynesians ...... that was not human, yet had a hideous suggestion of humanity gone wild, a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 211

Pygmalions Spectacles

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... yours, or else to dream that what you hate is conquered. You drink to escape reality, and the irony is that even reality is a dream. Cracked! thought ...... I make it so that you are in the story, you speak to the shadows, and the shadows reply, and instead of being on a screen, the story is all ...... Put them on and tell me what fools the Westman people are! He decanted some of ...]
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Redemption Cairn

  [english | 1936]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... showed up to relieve me he was hopped. He had a regular hexylamine jag, and he couldn't have piloted a tricycle. So I did the only possible thing ...... let me vent my temper without interruption, and I returned to my story. Well, I was getting down as well as could be expected. The Hera always ...... relieving each other, and you know what that's like, seeing somebody in a control ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 471

Shifting Seas

  [english | 1937]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... the Topographical Service of the Geological Survey, was doing his part to aid the choice. At precisely 10:40 it happened. Ted was gazing idly through ...... he imagined it, accompanied by the flash of jagged fires. Suddenly he was out of it. He burst abruptly into clear air, and for a horrible instant ...... shot had brought him unscathed through the very midst of it. For the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 225

The Adaptive Ultimate

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... They have reddish eyes, but under X-rays they produced white-eyed offspring-and that was a true mutation, because the white eyes bred true! Acquired ...... and her eyes were closed. Do you, asked Scott, consider this a test? She's all but dead now. Dr. Bach nodded. Tuberculosis, he said, final stage. ...... There's a queer mystery about this serum of yours. And besides, I hate to ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 209

The Brink Of Infinity

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... an Eastern University as an adventurous one. Professors in general are reputed to drone out in a quiet, scholarly existence, and an instructor of mathematics ...... to turn an honest penny, and the call was far from unwelcome. Even the modest holiday I planned can bite deeply enough into the financial foundation ...... eyes looked me over, and he chuckled. Are you a good ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 72

The Circle Of Zero

  [english | 1936]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [Full Circle - The Photographs is a large coffee-table style book containing pictures taken by Basil Pao who was the stills photographer on the team that made the Full Circle with Michael Palin TV program for the BBC. Michael Palins name is prominently displayed on the cover and he has contributed a two-page Introduction. The rest of the book consists of Basil Paos photographs each with a short ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 358

The Ideal

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal is a collection of essays mostly by Ayn Rand with additional essays by her associates Nathaniel Branden Alan Greenspan and Robert Hessen. The book focuses on the moral nature of laissez-faire capitalism and private property. The book has a very specific definition of capitalism a system it regards as broader than simply property rights or free enterprise. It was ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 204

The Lotus Eaters

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [The story of Thomas Wilson a man who left his homeland to live on Capri devoting his life to his complete happiness amidst the natural surrounding beauty. He ran out of funds attempted suicide and became a frightened half-witted pauper only to die amidst the beauty he once cherished.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 135

The Mad Moon

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [Paris to the Moon is a book of essays by Adam Gopnik. The stories detailed life in Paris France by a North American transplant and how life is different. They include how the French do not obsess on physical fitness the way American and Canadian yuppies do. Another story called The Rookie details how Gopniks child taken to France as a baby was growing up with no knowledge of baseball and Gopniks ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 249

The Worlds Of If

  [english | 1935]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [Adventures in Two Worlds is the 1952 autobiography of Dr. A. J. Cronin in which he relates with much humour the exciting events of his dual career as a medical doctor and a novelist.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 128

Tidal Moon

  [english | 1938]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Excerpts: [... third major moon, Ganymede, was a chilly town at all seasons with its thirty degree Fahrenheit mean, and its variation of only ten degrees. But it was certainly ...... to the ammoniated air and partly due to the latent eggs it harbored, lay the curative power so much in demand on Earth. Now, however, ...... he answered, 'that since Carl Kent's discovery we pick red cree on Ganymede....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 164

Valley Of Dreams

  [english | 1934]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [A Martian odyssey.--Valley of dreams.--The adaptive ultimate.--Parasite planet.--Pygmalions spectacles.--Shifting seas.--The worlds of if.--The mad moon.--Redemption cairn.--The ideal.--The lotus eaters.--Proteus island.--Bloch R. Afterword : Stanley G. Weinbaum : a personal recollection.]
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