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Hunters Out Of Space

  [english | 1960]  

Joseph Everidge Kelleam


Excerpts: [... the knapsack up into a ball and tying it securely, he threw it over the brink. Listening, he heard it land and bounce two or three times. The gun was ...... and thrusting the head upward and backwards. Both brute and man were streaming blood. The man made no sound other than an occasional savage grunt as ...... years. Also, it was we who pieced together what little is known of ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 465

I Like Martian Music

  [english | 1957]  

Charles Fritch


Summary: [There have been a number of interesting theories advanced about life on Mars but few have equalled Charles Fritchs intriguing picture of the world of Longtree and Channeljumper in its infinite variations tonal and thematic. The Mars of these two is an old culture old and finite.Longtree played. His features relaxed into a gentle smile of happiness and his body turned a bright red orange.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 145

I Robot

  [english | 2005]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [The Lotus and the Robot is a 1960 book by Arthur Koestler exploring eastern mysticism. Although now dated by Westerners greater exposure to Oriental practices it concentrates mainly on Indian and Japanese traditions which form the two parts - the lotus and the robot respectively. Some of Koestlers comments read controversially now perhaps even racist but the book is also interesting for ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 35

I Row Boat

  [english | 2006]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [True Blue: The Oxford Boat Race Mutiny is a non-fiction book written by Dan Topolski and Patrick Robinson and published in 1989. It tells the story of the 1987 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race and the disagreement amongst the Oxford team known as the Oxford mutiny. It won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1989 the awards inaugural year. Topolski was Oxfords rowing coach and the book describes ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 349

I Was A Teen Age Secret Weapon

  [english | 1959]  

Richard Sabia


Summary: [He could truthfully say that he never hurt anybody. You know--like the eye of a hurricane? It never hurts anybody....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 445

Ice House

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 262

Identity

  [english | 2008]  

Zo Blade


Summary: [In the Name of Identity: Violence and the Need to Belong is a book by Amin Maalouf. In his workMaalouf discusses thoroughly the identity crisis Arabs in general are living since the establishment of continuous relationships with the west adding his personal dimension as a Christian Arab. The book is intended for both Arabs and Westerners (as well as for people who are from both traditions. ) This ...]
Genres: [creative commons | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 154

If At First You Dont

  [english | 1960]  

John Brudy


Summary: [Real Men Dont Eat Quiche by American Bruce Feirstein is a bestselling tongue-in-cheek book satirizing stereotypes of masculinity published in 1982. It popularized the term quiche-eater meaning a man who is a dilettante a trend-chaser an over-anxious conformist to fashionable forms of lifestyle and socially correct behaviors and opinions one who eschews (or merely lacks) the traditional masculine ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 434

Ill Kill You Tomorrow

  [english | 1953]  

Helen Huber


Summary: [The entities were utterly ambitiously evil their line of defense apparently was absolutely impregnable.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 132

Im A Stranger Here Myself

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [The Stranger Beside Me is a 1980 autobiographical and biographical true crime book written by Ann Rule about serial killer Ted Bundy whom she knew personally before and after his arrest for a series of murders. Subsequent revisions of the book were released in 1986 1989 and 2000.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 493

Image Of The Gods

  [english | 1963]  

Alan Nourse


Summary: [Image Of The Gods by Alan Edward Nourse. Image of the Gods is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Alan Edward Nourse is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Alan Edward Nourse then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [science fiction | short story collection | post 1930Downloads: 395

Impact

  [english | 1960]  

Irving Cox


Summary: [They were languorous anarchic shameless in their pleasures ... were they lower than man ... or higher?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 41

In Case Of Fire

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [There are times when a broken tool is better than a sound one or a twisted personality more useful than a whole one. For instance a whole beer bottle isnt half the weapon that half a beer bottle is...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 345

In Search Of The Unknown

  [english | 1904]  

Robert William Chambers


Summary: [The stories feature a man who searches for lost species -- animals not seen for centuries -- and as we follow him on these journeys were introduced to a variety of amazing creatures including the half-man half-amphibian called the harbor master.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 234

In The Cards

  [english | 1956]  

Alan Cogan


Summary: [Marked Cards is the fourteenth volume (dubbed Book II of a New Cycle) in the Wild Cards shared universe fiction series edited by George R. R. Martin. Published in 1994 it followed Card Sharks on the story of the conspiracy to kill all people infected with the Wild Card virus with the development of a massive biological weapon called the Black Trump.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 492

In The Clutch Of The War God

  [english | 1911]  

Milo Milton Hastings


Summary: [FOREWORD: In this strange story of another day the author has dipped into the future and viewed with his minds eye the ultimate effect of Americas self-satisfied complacency and her persistent refusal to heed the lessons of Oriental progress. I can safely promise the reader who takes up this unique recital of the twentieth century warfare that his interest will be sustained to the very end by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 492

In The Control Tower

  [english | 1963]  

Will Mohler


Summary: [Shadows haunted the dying alleys. Madness stalked the wide streets. And what lay at the citys heart?]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 29

In The Days Of The Comet

  [english | 1906]  

H Wells


Summary: [A fantastic tale of the worlds beauty and unity after the Great Change occurs.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 123

In The Morning Of Time

  [english | 1922]  

Charles D Roberts


Excerpts: [... to bask his dripping sides in the full blaze of the sun. The colossus was at last beginning to feel at home in his new surroundings. In spite of ...... to the sun. This appeared to him the very refuge he was craving, a spot where he could lie secure and lick his hurts. He dragged himself out upon it ...... answer, and then came running in silence, saving his breath. But it was a ...]
Genres: [science fictionDownloads: 268

In The Orbit Of Saturn

  [english | 1931]  

Roman Frederick Starzl


Summary: [Disguised as a voluntary prisoner on a pirate space ship an I. F. P. man penetrates the mystery of the dreaded Solar Scourge.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 254
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