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Greylorn

  [english | 1959]  

John Keith Laumer


Summary: [Interesting (hard / military) SF novelette featuring a commander in a mutiny plus contact situation with surprise at the end. The after-the-fact explanations are a bit shaky technologically but the plot is lively the contact scenario interesting and its a fast exciting read.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 433

Guerreiro Da Luz Volume 1

  [portuguese | 2008]  

Paulo Coelho


Summary: [Guerreiro da Luz uma coleo de textos que pela primeira vez esto reunidos a partir da Internet escritos de Paulo Coelho. No seu estilo inimitvel Paulo Coelho nos ajuda a descobrir o guerreiro da luz dentro de cada um de ns.Nestes volumes os leitores so convidados para a viagem atravs da vida e da imaginao de um peregrino escritor.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 136

Guerrier De Lumiere Volume 1

  [french | 2008]  

Paulo Coelho


Summary: [Guerrier de la Lumire est une collection de textes qui pour la premire fois sont rassembles partir dInternet les crits de Paulo Coelho. Dans son style inimitable Paulo Coelho nous aide dcouvrir Guerrier de Lumire en chacun de nous.Dans ces volumes les lecteurs sont invits Voyage travers la vie et de limagination dun plerin crivain. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168

Gun For Hire

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [A gun is an interesting weapon it can be hired of course and naturally doesnt care who hires it. Something much the same can be said of the gunman too....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 479

Guns Of The Mountains

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... for. But it was solid gold, and he called it a hairloom, whatever them things is. And he nigh driv the family crazy. A passle of big hulks like you-all ...... I'm darned if I'll listen to Uncle Garfield's squawks any longer. You make yore own choice-but, if you don't choose to do what I asks you to, I'll ...... I was gone, but he wasn't there. So I issued a general defiance to the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 469

Hail To The Chief

  [english | 1963]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [A great politician need not be a statesman... but it is inherently futile to be a great statesman and no politician. Except of course for a miracle...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 216

Hall Of Mirrors

  [english | 1953]  

Frederic Brown


Summary: [It is a tough decision to make--whether to give up your life so you can live it over again!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 20

Hall Of The Phoenix Machines

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: []
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 82

Ham Sandwich

  [english | 1963]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [The Adventure of the Singular Sandwich is a detective short story by author Basil Copper. It first appeared in Coppers collection The Uncollected Cases of Solar Pons in 1980 but was edited in a way that Copper disapproved. Coppers preferred text was published as a chapbook in 1995 by Fedogan Bremer in an edition of 1000 copies of which 950 were distributed to the guests at Bouchercon where ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 337

Hanging By A Thread

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Its seldom that the fate of a shipful of men literally hangs by a thread?but its also seldom that a device every part of which has been thoroughly tested wont work....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 232

Hard Guy

  [english | 1956]  

Howard Browne


Summary: [A Lot of Hard Yakka subtitled Triumph and torment: a county cricketers life is the first volume of autobiography by the cricketer-journalist Simon Hughes and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for 1997 making it the first volume on cricket thus to be f^eted. Its success as surmised by Leslie Thomas in a review for Wisden Cricketers Almanack came more than a little to the authors surprise: I ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 255

Harlequin And Columbine

  [english | 1918]  

Newton Booth Tarkington


Summary: [Harlequin And Columbine by Booth Tarkington. A delightful satire a delicate romance springing from the temperamental tantrums of one Talbot Potter actor. His ego he thinks is divine certainly it is easily annoyed and this makes his stormy bursts amusing. Nevertheless everyone learns to like him.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 54

Haslo Niepoprawne

  [english | 2008]  

Nizej Podpisany


Summary: [Dwadzie?cia pi?? krtkich czasem zabawnych czasem z?o?liwych opowiada? idealnie nadaj?cych si? do tego by odkry? przyjemno?? czytania ksi??ki wygl?daj?cej jak pi?kny i l?ni?cy telefon komrkowy.To ?wie?e lekkie i pozbawione mentorskiego tonu spojrzenie z dystansu na absurdy wsp?czesno?ci: zmaganie si? z coraz bardziej skomplikowanymi urz?dzeniami gonitwa za nowinkami technicznymi pu?apki ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | humorousDownloads: 232

Hawk Of The Hills

  [english | 1935]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... then there was no time for consecutive thinking, nothing but desperate hand-to-hand-fighting, and flight on foot???a long run and a hard climb. But ...... of his being responded to the reverberation. The thin veneer of civilization had been swept away by a red tidal wave. Gordon had gone back a million ...... was old, but his back was straight as a trooper's, and his gaunt frame ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 176

He

  [english | 1926]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft


Summary: [Howard Phillips H. P. Lovecraft (August 20 1890 ? March 15 1937) was an American author of horror fantasy and science fiction especially the subgenre known as weird fiction. Lovecrafts guiding literary principle was what he termed cosmicism or cosmic horror the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. Those who genuinely reason like his ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 417

He Thinks Hes Wonderful

  [english | 1928]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Summary: [Lang A. and Pollock W. H. He.--De Morgan J. He.--De Morgan J. It.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 227

He Walked Around The Horses

  [english | 1948]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Lang A. and Pollock W. H. He.--De Morgan J. He.--De Morgan J. It.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 251

Head And Shoulders

  [english | 1920]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... was composing Over There, Horace was leading the sophomore class by several lengths and digging out theses on The Syllogism as an Obsolete Scholastic Form, ...... suspicion came to him that she existed there only as a phantom of his imagination. Women didn't come into men's rooms and sink into men's Humes. ...... you remind me of a smoked cigarette. And I haven't your letters. I ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 393

Heart

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Slesar


Summary: [The Managed heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling by Arlie Russell Hochschild was first published in 1983. A 20th Anniversary addition with a new afterword added by the author was published in 2003. Hochschilds text is seminal and scholars like Sarah J. Tracy and Stephen Fineman have expanded on her concept of emotional labor.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Heart Of The West

  [english | 1907]  

O Henry


Summary: [A collection of 19 short stories from the West.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 29
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