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Zarlah The Martian

Auhtor: Robert Norman Grisewood

Language: english
Published: 1909

Genres:

fiction,  science fiction
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Zarlah The Martian':

... some avenue of profitable livelihood, that decided me to make the journey, although I looked forward with no small degree of pleasant anticipation to ...
... what proof was there to give them that this was so? I would undoubtedly be ridiculed and accused of trickery. The very fact that had brought a cry ...
... for this Martian, which seemed to spring up the moment I saw his image portrayed on my instrument. And the feeling was not one of ordinary friendship. I ...
... large, in fact it occupied the entire top floor of the building, and this feature pleased me greatly. The only communication with the house was by a ...
... next day was spent in moving the rest of my belongings to my new quarters and in settling down there. Indeed, so occupied was I with this task, that ...
... to the current. Having prepared a cone of chloroform, you must move a couch directly in front of your instrument, so that upon lying down your body ...
... to which he has progressed is but as a grain of sand in the desert, to the wonders that surround him. Science shall never penetrate the mystery of those ...
... current to see the people on Earth and watch their doings, as had done Martians for hundreds of years, but, with my hand on the lever that controlled ...
... more strips to the bottom of the aerenoids, that the matter of weight in their construction was of little importance. While resting on the ground these ...
... impossible, were it not for the water in these canals. We had covered several hundred miles without propulsion, and our speed had not decreased perceptibly, ...
... demeanor had asserted itself, and in a voice that gave no evidence of how I was torn within, I said: How is it, Zarlah, that you find time from your ...
... of distracting Reon's attention, even for a moment, while we were travelling at such a terrific speed, I kept silent, nor did I allow my manner to give ...
... and it seemed only honorable for me first to fulfil my promise to her. Moreover, under the circumstances, it might be embarrassing for Almos to meet ...
... rippling laughter of a little stream, that wended its way through an avenue of trees to a lake of glistening silver, a short distance beyond. What happiness ...
... You are right, dear Harold, we must be hopeful, and not waste the few precious moments we have together in regrets that are useless. We shall always ...
... still deeper despair. Then a great anguish filled my heart as I realized that before I was alone in my misery, which, through a thoughtless action, ...
... at my unutterable agony, and crying with fiendish glee, Your love has no thought of stopping she hastens to her bridegroom, Death! As hot irons ...
... you. Through long, long hours on this strange globe I knelt beside you, listening to your piercing cries of delirium, as you lived that awful experience ...
... over, I exposed the full repelling force to the moon's surface. The shock hurled me to the floor, and so terrific was the force with which we shot ...
... Fontenay Rebels of the Red Planet Dark Kensington had been dead for twenty-five years. It was a fact everyone knew it. Then suddenly he reappeared, ...