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Exile

  [english | 1953]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [Exile and the Kingdom (LExil et le royaume) is a 1957 collection of six short stories by French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. These works of fiction cover the whole variety of existentialism or absurdism as Camus himself insisted his philosophical ideas be called. The clearest manifestation of the ideals of Camus can be found in the story La Pierre qui pousse. This story features DArrast who can ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 64

Exile From Space

  [english | 1956]  

Judith Merril


Summary: [The Dome of Eyes made it almost impossible for Terrans to reach the world of Tepokt. For those who did land there there was no returning--only the bitterness of respect--and justice!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 26

Exit Without Saving

  [english | 2006]  

Ruth Nestvold


Summary: [A story about the dangers of escaping your own skin.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 267

Expediter

  [english | 1963]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [His assignment was to get things done he definitely did so. Not quite the things intended perhaps but definitely done.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 179

Eyelid Movies

  [english | 2006]  

Will Mcintosh


Summary: [What would you do if your dreams were hacked?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

Facing The Flag

  [english | 1897]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Facing the Flag or For the Flag is a patriotic novel by Jules Verne. Like The Begums Millions which Verne published in 1879 it has the theme of France and the entire world threatened by a super-weapon (what would now be called a weapon of mass destruction) with the threat finally overcome through the force of French patriotism. It can be considered one of the first books dealing with problems ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 93

Fair And Warmer

  [english | 1954]  

E Von Wald


Excerpts: [... was absolutely right. Civilization simply could not tolerate an unhappy, uncooperative citizen. The general satisfaction of all was so clearly the ...... to an elusive and incomprehensible wistfulness which had been, in some way, connected with the aliens. While waiting for the physician, he pondered ...... dangerous. He rapidly gave an oral and somewhat horrified account of his ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 380

Faith

  [english | 1989]  

James Patrick Kelly


Summary: [Loving Natalee: A Mothers Testament of Hope and Faith is an autobiography written by Beth Holloway about her missing daughter Natalee Holloway with portions contributed by Sunny Tillman. It was first published in October 2007 by HarperOne an imprint of HarperCollins and has also been marketed under its alternate subtitle The True Story of the Aruba Kidnapping and Its Aftermath.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 297

Faithfully Yours

  [english | 1955]  

Lou Tabakow


Summary: [If its too impossibly difficult to track down and recapture an escaped criminal... theres a worse thing one might do....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 234

Fantomes Et Fantoches

  [french | 1905]  

Maurice Renard


Summary: [Dans Le Lapidaire un vieil homme possde la plus merveilleuse (et par l mme la plus convoite) des collections de pierres. Une fois encore la convoitise ne restera pas impunie. - La Flure est la retranscription posthume des derniers crits du grand romancier Salvien Farges. Ces crits ont t gards secret car leur auteur y explique avoir t tmoin dune aventure caractre surnaturel... - Le Bourreau de ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 494

Far From Home

  [english | 1955]  

Ja Taylor


Summary: [A House is Not a Home is the 1953 autobiography of the famous New York madam Polly Adler.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 59

Farewell To The Master

  [english | 1940]  

Harry Bates


Summary: [I disagree with Gil that the 1951 movie left out the surprise punchline. While that ending was not used as-is it was implicate in the background that Klaatu gave in his speech to the Scientists. Since I do not want to give away that ending I can not be more explicate but if you think about it you can see how that ending was morphed into the scenario about the status of the Robots used in the ...]
Genres: [science fiction | short story collection | post 1930Downloads: 483

Fearful Symmetry

  [english | 1992]  

Ann Wilson


Summary: [The setting for the story is sci-fi (multi-planet empires interstellar war etc) but the story itself revolves around interpersonal connection detachment and the demands people place on themselves: it is not an adventure story. It carries some of the early-twentieth-century shades of sci-fi as a vehicle to examine the human condition -- rather than much of sci-fi today -- and on that level this ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 23

Fee Of The Frontier

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [They didnt think of themselves as pioneers. They simply had a job to do. And if they had to give up money or power or loveor life itselfthat was the FEE OF THE FRONTIER]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 210

Feet Of Clay

  [english | 1958]  

Phillip Hoskins


Summary: [Life is pretty strange when a god who is good and benevolent must prove that he has FEET OF CLAY.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 212

Feline Red

  [english | 1954]  

Robert Sampson


Summary: [It was up to Jerill to think fast... to do something... before those strange beasts sucked away the last purified ore on the freighter Bertha.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 420

Felony

  [english | 1954]  

James Causey


Summary: [Vogel started with crossword puzzles... and worked his way up to Mans greatest enigma!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 256

Fiddler

  [english | 2001]  

H Courreges Leblanc


Summary: [I guess its about as decent as can be for 1700 words]
Genres: [creative commons | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 248

Fifty Per Cent Prophet

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [That he was a phony Swami was beyond doubt. That he was a genuine prophet though seemed... but then whats the difference between a dictator and a true prophet? So was he....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 208

Final Weapon

  [english | 1955]  

Everett Cole


Summary: [The societal picture painted by Cole is mainly gray: for second and third class citizens life is literally lived underground at subsistence or lower and closely monitored in all aspects. The few ruling elite the first class citizens enjoy personal freedoms and luxuries and exercise control over the rest forming the basis for Cole criticism of socialist societies.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 49
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