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Jimsy And The Monsters

  [english | 1954]  

Walter Sheldon


Summary: [Silly but amusing little pulp story. They characters are playing canasta in it. For those of you under about 60 its a card game. Anyway the child star wanted really scary aliens and got them from a funny looking pulp scientist and his private lab. Whoa! They are REALLY scary and eat glass! How does the director tame them for good movie shots?]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 238

John Carter And The Giant Of Mars

  [english | 1940]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Excerpts: [... looked down upon a giant Martian thoat as it raced silently over the soft mossy ground. Eight powerful legs carried the creature forward in great, ...... from the ransom note. No, Tardos Mors, I think he is more formidable than you imagine. He is clever, also. There must have been an airship, with a silent ...... Now he could hear other steps all around him. Inside the ruins ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 247

John Jones Dollar

  [english | 1956]  

Harry Stephen Keeler


Summary: [Take a board with 64 squares on it. Put a grain of wheat on the first square--two on the second--four on the third. Keep doubling in this manner and you will find there is not enough wheat in the world to fill the sixty-fourth square. It can be the same with compound interest.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 394

John Joness Dollar

  [english | 1956]  

Harry Stephen Keeler


Summary: [Take a board with 64 squares on it. Put a grain of wheat on the first square--two on the second--four on the third. Keep doubling in this manner and you will find there is not enough wheat in the world to fill the sixty-fourth square. It can be the same with compound interest.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 9

Join Our Gang

  [english | 1961]  

Sterling Lanier


Summary: [They didnt exactly hold a gun at anybodys head all they offered was help. Of course they did sort of encourage people to ask for help....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 73

Joy Ride

  [english | 1954]  

Mark Meadows


Summary: [To Ride Pegasus is a 1973 book by Anne McCaffrey published by Del Rey. It is a short story collection about the origins of the Talents people with psionic powers who would play an important role in the future of humanity. Several of its stories were previously published elsewhere.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 247

Jubilation U S A

  [english | 1959]  

G Vandenburg


Summary: [Youve heard Im sure about the two Martians who went into a bar saw a jukebox flashing and glittering and said to it Whats a nice girl like you doing in a joint like this? Well heres one about two Capellans and a slot-machine....]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 455

Jubilation Usa

  [english | 1959]  

Gl Vandenburg


Summary: [Youve heard Im sure about the two Martians who went into a bar saw a jukebox flashing and glittering and said to it Whats a nice girl like you doing in a joint like this? Well heres one about two Capellans and a slot-machine....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 12

Jump Start

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... the silent command console. In the dark main cabin, styrofoam cups of now-crystallized coffee sit patiently in their beverage holders. Beside them, ...... their seats. They're a mixed bunch. American. Russian. Japanese. A lone figure in a patched and duct-taped pressure suit is going through the corpses' pockets. ...... enough to salvage from the ship: tanks of mice, tanks of ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 0

Junior Achievement

  [english | 1962]  

William Lee


Summary: [Fallout is of course always disastrous? one way or another.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 27

Jury Service

  [english | 2002]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [Welcome to the fractured future at the dusk of the twenty-first century.Earth has a population of roughly a billion hominids. For the most part they are happy with their lot living in a preserve at the bottom of a gravity well. Those who are unhappy have emigrated joining one or another of the swarming densethinker clades that fog the inner solar system with a dust of molecular machinery so thick ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 22

Kabbalah Cowboys

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... week out of LA and deep into Nevada's Big Empty. In keeping with true western cowboy tradition, the roughnecks traveled on horseback. Specially bred ...... brains were housed in oval-shaped, high-impact-plastic bubbles in their bare skulls. Turns out, a brain doesn't take up much room when all it has ...... spotted a cyborg crew bringing in a herd of cattle and slaves from up north....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 4

Keep Out

  [english | 1954]  

Frederic Brown


Summary: [With no more room left on Earth and with Mars hanging up there empty of life somebody hit on the plan of starting a colony on the Red Planet. It meant changing the habits and physical structure of the immigrants but that worked out fine. In fact every possible factor was covered--except one of the flaws of human nature....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 495

Key Out Of Time

  [english | 1963]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Once On A Time is a fairy tale created by A. A. Milne. Written in 1917 Milnes own introduction begins This is an odd book and indeed it is very difficult to classify. Ostensibly a typical fairytale it tells the story of the war between the kingdoms of Euralia and Barodia and the political shenanigans which take place in Euralia in the kings absence all supposedly rewritten by Milne from the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 162

King Evil

  [english | 1956]  

Avram Davidson


Summary: [Although I have read Mr. Davidsons science fiction in the past and loved it I did not find this one of his best stories.]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 78

Kings Evil

  [english | 1956]  

Avram Davidson


Summary: [Although I have read Mr. Davidsons science fiction in the past and loved it I did not find this one of his best stories.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 307

Know Thy Neighbor

  [english | 1953]  

Elisabeth Lewis


Summary: [It began with the dead cat on the fire escape and ended with the green monster in the incinerator chute but still it wouldnt be quite fair to blame it all on the neighborhood....]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 62

La Ceinture Empoisonnee

  [french | 1913]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Le Pr Challenger pressent quune catastrophe dont lorigine serait une transformation de lther dans lequel flotte notre systme plantaire menace lhumanit. Dj une pidmie mystrieuse frappe les habitants de Sumatra. Le Pr Challenger invite ses amis de lexpdition dans Le monde perdu le rejoindre. Lpidmie stend. Ils risquent fort de ntre plus quune arrire-garde condamne observer lagonie de la plante ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 447

La Conspiration Des Milliardaires Tome I

  [french | 1899]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Summary: [Cette saga en quatre volumes est le premier roman de Gustave Le Rouge auparavant il na publi que quelques nouvelles il lcrit dailleurs en collaboration avec Gustave Guitton.William Boltyn milliardaire veut devenir lhomme le plus riche et le plus puissant de la plante et pour cela il oeuvre larmement outrance des USA seul pays digne de dominer le monde civilis cest dire la vieille Europe. Mais ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 38

La Conspiration Des Milliardaires Tome Ii A Coups De Milliards

  [french | 1899]  

Gustave Le Rouge


Excerpts: [... est maintenant une chose faite. Parmi les t'emoins, nous relevons le nom de M.Olivier Coronal, l'inventeur de la torpille terrestre.>> Pendant qu'`a ...... rel^ache. Il r'esolut de s'en ouvrir `a Ned et `a Olivier Coronal, de leur demander leur opinion. -Lisez-vous les journaux de New York, mon cher Ned? ...... de v'erifier leurs comptes. Parvenu `a destination, le jeune homme ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 107
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