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Bedside Manner

  [english | 1954]  

William Douglas Morrison


Summary: [After an asteroid collision involving a spacer and his wife she wakes to find she is an armless legless blind deaf chicken-less egg (as the song goes). Aliens have picked them up just in time to save their lives and their medical officer is reconstituting their bodies. She awakes to the soothing reassurance of the alien physician to that effect. But she is totally (and almost ridiculously) ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 133

Before Egypt

  [english | 1957]  

Ek Jarvis


Summary: [Amelia Peabodys Egypt : A Compendium is a 2003 non-fiction book edited by Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread. It provides background and commentary for the settings customs and characters in the Peters series of mystery novels featuring Amelia Peabody which take place in Victorian-era Egypt.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 494

Behemoth

  [english | 2007]  

Peter Watts


Summary: [Lenie Clarke-rifter avenger amphibious deep-sea cyborg-has destroyed the world. Once exploited for her psychological addiction to dangerous environments she emerged in the wake of a nuclear blast to serve up vendetta from the ocean floor. The horror she unleashed-an ancient apocalyptic microbe called ehemoth- has been free in the world for half a decade now devouring the biosphere from the bottom ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 234

Benefactor

  [english | 1958]  

George Smith


Summary: [We can anticipate that robots will be fiercely resented at first in a society that will see them as the latest--and an indestructible--widespread threat to the workers whom they will replace. The men who will seek to alter the status quo will be called robot lovers and stoned. But what happens next?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 188

Beside Still Waters

  [english | 1953]  

Robert Sheckley


Summary: [When people talk about getting away from it all they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a man of the future wants solitude he picks a slab of rock floating in space four light years east of Andromeda. Here is a gentle little story about a man who sought the solitude of such a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 305

Beyond Lies The Wub

  [english | 1952]  

Philip Dick


Summary: [The Deadliest Lies: The Israel Lobby and The Myth of Jewish Control is a book written by Abraham Foxman the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 499

Beyond Pandora

  [english | 1962]  

Robert Martin


Summary: [The ideal way to deal with a pest--any menace--is of course to make it useful to you....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 175

Beyond The Door

  [english | 1954]  

Philip Dick


Summary: [The Same Door the first collection of John Updikes short stories in book form was published in 1959 by Alfred A. Knopf. This was the year after his first novel The Poorhouse Fair was published by the same company the one he was with for 50 years. The book consists of 16 stories all previously published in The New Yorker between 1954 and 1959 some in somewhat different form the title page says. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 81

Beyond The Farthest Star

  [english | 1941]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [An enemy of the people / Henrik Ibsen tr. by Eleanor Mark-Aveling. -- The sunken bell / Gerhart Hauptmann tr. by C. H. Meltzer. -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekov tr. by Constance Garnett. -- Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand tr. by Gertrude Hall. -- Strife / John Galsworthy. -- Riders to the sea / John M. Synge. -- Beyond the horizon / Eugene ONeill.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 432

Beyond The Great Oblivion

  [english | 1913]  

George Allan England


Summary: [An enemy of the people / Henrik Ibsen tr. by Eleanor Mark-Aveling. -- The sunken bell / Gerhart Hauptmann tr. by C. H. Meltzer. -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekov tr. by Constance Garnett. -- Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand tr. by Gertrude Hall. -- Strife / John Galsworthy. -- Riders to the sea / John M. Synge. -- Beyond the horizon / Eugene ONeill.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 465

Beyond The Thunder

  [english | 1948]  

Hb Hickey


Summary: [Troy: Shield of Thunder is a 2006 novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell forming the second part of his Troy Series trilogy. This novel was released posthumously in September 2006 following Gemmells death in July of the same year. Backcover blurb: The war of Troy is looming and all the kings of the Great Green are gathering friends and enemies each with their own dark plans of conquest and ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 445

Beyond The Vanishing Point

  [english | 1931]  

Raymond King Cummings


Summary: [An enemy of the people / Henrik Ibsen tr. by Eleanor Mark-Aveling. -- The sunken bell / Gerhart Hauptmann tr. by C. H. Meltzer. -- The cherry orchard / Anton Chekov tr. by Constance Garnett. -- Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand tr. by Gertrude Hall. -- Strife / John Galsworthy. -- Riders to the sea / John M. Synge. -- Beyond the horizon / Eugene ONeill.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 331

Big Pill

  [english | 1952]  

Raymond Gallun


Summary: [Child it was of the now ancient H-bomb. New. Untested. Would its terrible power sweep the stark Saturnian moon of Titan from space ... or miraculously create a flourishing paradise-colony?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 44

Big Stupe

  [english | 1955]  

Charles De Vet


Summary: [Smart man Bruckner?he knew how to handle natives... but they knew even better how to deal with smart terrestrials!]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 4

Black Amazon Of Mars

  [english | 1951]  

Leigh Brackett


Summary: [Grimly Eric John Stark slogged toward that ancient Martian city?with every step he cursed the talisman of Ban Cruach that flamed in his blood-stained belt. Behind him screamed the hordes of Ciaran hungering for that magic jewel?ahead lay the dread abode of the Ice Creatures?at his side stalked the whispering spectre of Ban Cruach urging him on to a battle Stark knew he must lose!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 291

Black Eyes And The Daily Grind

  [english | 1952]  

Stephen Marlowe


Summary: [The little house pet from Venus didnt like New York so New York had to change.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 179

Black Man Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Dallas Mccord Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 469

Black Mans Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 476

Blessed Are The Meek

  [english | 1955]  

Gc Edmondson


Summary: [Every strength is a weakness and every weakness is a strength. And when the Strong start smashing each others strength... the Weak may turn out to be instead the Wise.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 212

Blind Man Lantern

  [english | 1962]  

Allen Kim Lang


Summary: [Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships--but they require also a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for....]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 55
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