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A Mixture Of Genius

  [english | 1958]  

Adam Castle


Summary: [Who but the imaginative young shall inherit the stars?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 326

A Place In The Sun

  [english | 1956]  

Stephen Marlowe


Summary: [Matryonas Place () sometimes translated as Matryonas Home (or House) is a novella written in 1959 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. The story is narrated in the first person by a former prisoner of the gulag and a teacher of mathematics as was Solzhenitsyn at time. The narrator who has a longing to return to live in the Russian provinces takes a job at a school on a collective farm. Matryona offers him ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 466

A Princess Of Mars

  [english | 1912]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Suggested reading: p. 617.]
Genres: [adventure | science fiction | pulpDownloads: 337

A Prize For Edie

  [english | 1961]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [The Committee had unquestionably made a mistake. There was no doubt that Edie had achieved the long-sought cancer cure... but awarding the Nobel Prize was nonetheless a mistake...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 437

A Question Of Courage

  [english | 1960]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [I smelled the trouble the moment I stepped on the lift and took the long ride up the side of the Lachesis. There was something wrong. I couldnt put my finger on it but...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 401

A Scientist Rises

  [english | 1932]  

Desmond Winter Hall


Summary: [The face of the giant was indeed that of a god]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 193

A Slave Is A Slave

  [english | 1962]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [The Heroic Slave a Thrilling Narrative of the Adventures of Madison Washington in Pursuit of Liberty is a short piece of fiction written by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. When the Rochester Ladies Anti Slavery Society asked Douglass for a short story to go in their collection Autographs for Freedom Douglass responded in turn with The Heroic Slave. The novella published in 1852 by John P. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 461

A Spaceship Named Mcguire

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The basic trouble with McGuire was that though he was a robot spaceship nevertheless he had a definite weakness that a man might understand....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 252

A Thought For Tomorrow

  [english | 1952]  

Robert Gilbert


Summary: [Any intolerable problem has a way out?the more impossible the likelier it is sometimes!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 20

A Transmutation Of Muddles

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [An experienced horse-trader bargain-haggler and general swapper has a very special talent for turning two headaches into one aspirin pill....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 486

A Trip To Venus

  [english | 1897]  

John Munro


Summary: [When evening came I turned to the books and gathered a great deal about the fiery planet including the fact that a stout man a Daniel Lambert could jump his own height there with the greatest ease. Very likely but I was seeking information on the strange light and as I could not find any I resolved to walk over and consult my old friend Professor Gazen the well-known astronomer who had made his ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 119

A Voyage To Arcturus

  [english | 1920]  

David Lindsay


Summary: [A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920 it combines fantasy philosophy and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. It has been described by the critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the greatest novel of the twentieth century and was a central influence on C. S. Lewiss The Space ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 288

A Voyage To The Moon

  [english | 1827]  

George Tucker


Summary: [On my return to this my native State as soon as it was noised abroad that I had met with extraordinary adventures and made a most wonderful voyage crowds of people pressed eagerly to see me.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 234

A Womans Place

  [english | 1955]  

Mark Irvin Clifton


Summary: [Home is where you hang up your spaceship?that is if you have any Miss Kitty along!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 118

A World Apart

  [english | 1954]  

Sam Merwin


Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 102

A World By The Tale

  [english | 1963]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [This is about the best-hated author on Earth. Who was necessarily pampered and petted because of his crime against humanity....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 435

A World Is Born

  [english | 1941]  

Leigh Brackett


Summary: [A World Is Born by Leigh Brackett. Mel Gray flung down his hoe with a sudden tigerish fierceness and stood erect. Tom Ward working beside him glanced at Gray s Indianesque profile the youth of it hardened by war and the hells of the Eros prison blocks. A quick flash of satisfaction crossed Ward s dark eyes. Then he grinned and said mockingly. Hell of a place to spend the rest of your life ain t ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

A World Of Sound

  [english | 1936]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... and hostile beast fell upon it and devoured it, or the whole jungle suffocated it. The strain of following this struggle for existence wearied me. I closed ...... it gave a sense of richness, solidity, and vitality quite lacking in ordinary music. This queer music, moreover, had another source of wealth. It ...... and obvious. I found myself recognizing that these active ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 418

Accelerando

  [english | 2005]  

Charles Stross


Summary: [The book is a collection of nine short stories telling the tale of three generations of a highly dysfunctional family before during and after a technological singularity. It was originally written as a series of novelettes and novellas all published in Asimovs Science Fiction magazine in the period 2001 to 2004.The first three stories follow the character of venture altruist Manfred Macx starting ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 251

Accidental Death

  [english | 1959]  

Peter Baily


Summary: [The most dangerous of weapons is the one you dont know is loaded.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 430
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