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Finis

  [english | 1906]  

Frank Lillie Pollack


Excerpts: [... She worked daily at the Art Students' League, and boarded where he did, and he had thus come to ask her with the Davises to watch for the ...... the invention of the oil vibration cushion, which practically isolated the instrument rooms from the earth. Eastwood had arranged a small telescope ...... from the earth, and Professor Bernier replied that some day it undoubtedly would be ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 83

First Man

  [english | 1958]  

Clyde Brown


Excerpts: [... probably crack up completely, but this evening that thing would still be standing there, solid as the Washington Monument. Nevertheless, Orville's wife ...... leading from below into the nose. You got to fix this up, he said. Some Rube Goldberg contraptions. The works are all up here. Harold climbed a ...... don't you play it smart? Fight it out in the courts. There'll be a lot of ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 337

Five Thousand Miles Underground

  [english | 1908]  

Roy Rockwood


Summary: [Dismantling the dirigible-ship Monarch the submarine Porpoise our crew constructs from the combined parts the Flying Mermaid which is both airship submarine. They leave their home in Maine head for a region of the South Polar sea where they previously found an opening into the Hollow Earth fly right in. Deep below the earth they discover a lost race of giants experience a tremendous lot of ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 470

Flamedown

  [english | 1961]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [It was of course one Hell of an ending for a trip to Mars--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168

Flight From Tomorrow

  [english | 1950]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Hunted and hated in two worlds Hradzka dreamed of a monomaniacs glory stranded in the past with his knowledge of the future. But he didnt know the past quite well enough....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 192

Flight Through Tomorrow

  [english | 1947]  

Stanton Coblentz


Summary: [Hunted and hated in two worlds Hradzka dreamed of a monomaniacs glory stranded in the past with his knowledge of the future. But he didnt know the past quite well enough....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 202

Fly By Night

  [english | 1954]  

Arthur Dekker Savage


Summary: [Another Bullshit Night in Suck City is a 2004 memoir by playwright and poet Nick Flynn describing Flynns reunion with his estranged father Jonathan -- an alcoholic resident of the homeless shelter where Nick was a social worker in the late 1980s. The title refers to Jonathans description of homeless life in Boston. The memoir earned Flynn a 2004 award from PEN International was shortlisted for ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 97

Flyboy Action Figure Comes With Gasmask

  [english | 1999]  

Jim Munroe


Summary: [Ryan is a university student dealing with the normal problems of a 22-year-old guy -- shyness virginity weird roommates and a massive crush on Cassandra a waitress at his local greasy spoon. (Oh and a freakish ability to change into a fly.) When he finally gets up the nerve to ask Cassandra for a date he learns that the two have more in common than they first thought. (Turns out that Cassandra ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 237

Food Chain Blues

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... Police, it said, were still investigating. The thief must have had friends because a few days later, all the coffeemakers and automatic garage door ...... really pick up on the story until the incident in Vegas. Billy Coltrane had the second biggest and magic show on the Strip (just short of Sigfried and ...... concealed below the stage. On the night in question, Coltrane was in ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 308

For Every Man A Reason

  [english | 1954]  

Patrick Wilkins


Summary: [The Assault on Reason is a 2007 book written by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. In the book Gore argues that there is a trend in U.S. politics toward ignoring facts and analysis when making policy decisions. He heavily criticizes the George W. Bush administration for its actions in furthering the assault on reason and also the Congress the judiciary and the press for being complicit in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 52

For Solo Cello Op

  [english | 2007]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Excerpts: [... rattling on the parquet floor.? Julius stared at them, unwilling to look at the bandaged stump where his left hand had been two weeks ago.? He should ...... in the light from their apartment.? Her hair hung in loose tendrils around her face, bleached almost colorless by the backlight.? He snatched ...... Some of the tension came back to her shoulders.? Your agent called. Julius ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 224

For The Win

  [english | 2010]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [In the virtual future you must organize to surviveAt any hour of the day or night millions of people around the globe are engrossed in multiplayer online games questing and battling to win virtual gold jewels and precious artifacts. Meanwhile others seek to exploit this vast shadow economy running electronic sweatshops in the worlds poorest countries where countless gold farmers bound to their ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | juvenileDownloads: 124

Forever

  [english | 1959]  

Robert Sheckley


Summary: [The Forever Trap is an exclusive to audio Doctor Who story produced as part of BBC Books New Series Adventures line and the second entry in the series to be produced. Read by Catherine Tate it is the second non-televised Doctor Who adventure to feature the companion Donna Noble. It was released on CD on 9 October 2008.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 488

Forget Me Nearly

  [english | 1954]  

Floyd Wallace


Summary: [Old Men Forget is a 1953 autobiography by Duff Cooper Viscount Norwich detailing his Victorian childhood Edwardian youth and work in literature and politics. The title is taken from a famous speech by the King in William Shakespeares Henry V: Old men forget: yet all shall be forgot/But hell remember with advantages/What feats he did that day. Then shall our names/Familiar in his mouth as ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 487

Forgotten Dragons

  [english | 2006]  

David Mcgillveray


Summary: [An action-packed tale of the secretive front lines of Sino-American rivalry.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 476

Forsyte Retreat

  [english | 1954]  

Winston Marks


Summary: [Sextus Rollo Forsyte had his trouble with the bottle but nothing out of a bottle ever produced such a hotel as the Mahoney-Plaza: only 260 rooms... only two guests to a room... but accommodating 5200 guests?all at the same time!... Floor please?]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 450

Forsytes Retreat

  [english | 1954]  

Winston Marks


Summary: [Sextus Rollo Forsyte had his trouble with the bottle but nothing out of a bottle ever produced such a hotel as the Mahoney-Plaza: only 260 rooms... only two guests to a room... but accommodating 5200 guests?all at the same time!... Floor please?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 210

Foundling On Venus

  [english | 1954]  

Dorothy De Courcy


Summary: [Venus was the most miserable planet in the system peopled by miserable excuses for human beings. And somewhere among this conglomeration of boiling protoplasm there was a being unlike the others a being who walked and talked like the others but who was different--and afraid the difference would be discovered.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 86

Four Day Planet

  [english | 1961]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [BlackBerry Planet is a business history of Research In Motions mobile device the BlackBerry written by Canadian writer and historian Alastair Sweeny. The hardback edition was published by John Wiley Canada in 2009.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 490

Four Eyes

  [english | 2004]  

Tobias Buckell


Summary: [The Crusades Through Arab Eyes is a French-language historical essay by Lebanese author Amin Maalouf. It is a narrative retelling of primary sources drawn from various Arab chronicles that seeks to provide an Arab perspective on the Crusades.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 498
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