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Deadly City

Auhtor: Paul Fairman

Language: english
Published: 1953

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 393
eBook size: 394Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, November 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Deadly City':

Youre all alone in a deserted city. You walk down an empty street yearning for the sight of one living face?one moving figure. Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror has only begun.

Excerpts from the Book 'Deadly City':


... again. Sure-that was it. Now what the hell holiday was it? He tried to remember. He couldn't think of what holiday it could be. Maybe they'd dreamed ...
... naked thigh pressed against the windowsill and her bare stomach touched the dirty pane. Naked in the window, but it didn't matter, because it gave ...
... that demanded violence as its outlet. Although he did not consider it a matter of any great importance, he did not look forward to the six month's jail ...
... to assert their wills over brilliant people. The young man lay in the weeds and dozed off, his mind occupied with the pleasant memory of the tire iron ...
... you. Let me up. So you can run away again? Not for a while. I want to talk to you. I-I won't run. I was scared. I don't know why. You're hurting me. He ...
... Haven't met anybody but Minna. He turned his eyes on the woman again, then got to his feet. Come on, Minna. You and I got to have a little ...
... neither of them seemed conscious of the contact. I wonder, Nora said. Maybe this is only one of them. Maybe all the other big cities are evacuated ...
... You stay out here and watch for cops. His laughter echoed out as he disappeared. Minna stood waiting silently, unmoving, and somehow she reminded Frank ...
... forces more frightening than the previous solitude had now to be reckoned with. Something's happened-something in the last few minutes, Nora whispered. Frank ...
... edge of hysteria. Quit being so damned righteous. Things have changed! Can't you realize that? What does it matter how or where we sleep? Does the ...
... she got control of herself. Don't leave me, Frank, she begged. Please don't leave me. He stroked her shoulder. I won't, he whispered. They ...
... the door. Luckily, a supply tank on the roof still contained water and Frank was able to shower and shave. Dressed again, he felt like a new man. But ...
... alone. But it was a foolish thing to do. You should have waited for Jim Wilson. You're right about it being foolish. But I had to go. Why? Because ...
... mass evacuation ever attempted. I pieced the reports together. There was hell popping around here during the two days we-we waited it out. Where ...
... her arms stirred. She looked down through her tears and saw the small black eyes open. They were slightly crossed, unfocused as they were by the force ...
... another slow step toward Davis. Davis said, We bred with intelligence, with a thought to what a steer was for and we produced a walking chunk of meat ...
... a lunge. He teetered, almost lost his balance and fell back against the wall. Take it easy, Frank said. I'll take it easy, Davis replied. I'll ...
... hewoulddo it and they stood silent, trying to dredge up the nerve to make a move. The jeep's motor backfired a couple of times as it approached Madison ...
... do with it. Nora, Frank, and Jim Wilson stood at the curb beside a motorcycle. The man on the cycle supported it with a leg propped against the curb ...
... Moore Williams Planet of the Gods Two planets circling Vega! But a more amazing discovery waited the explorers when they landed! Rog Phillips Cube ...