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Appeals Court

  [english | 2005]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [I only made 15 pages of this one. Being Christian myself and not appreciating bad language replacing dialogue and plot I took it as long as I could. Dont recommend it myself.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 26

Arena

  [english | 1944]  

Frederic Brown


Excerpts: [... and then pushed himself up to a sitting position. 'I'm crazy,' he thought. 'Crazy - or dead - or something.' The sand was blue, bright blue. And there ...... although the main fleets were still out of range of one another. This, his first taste of battle! Within three seconds or less he'd be victorious, ...... blue of the sand, some darker. Out from under the nearest bush ran a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 235

Arm Of The Law

  [english | 1958]  

Harry Harrison


Summary: [Harry Harrison (born March 12 1925) is an American science fiction author best known for his character the Stainless Steel Rat and the novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966) the basis for the film Soylent Green (1973). He is also co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Arms Out Of Hand

  [english | 1946]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... arm than shift a mountain. He crossed the room, and collapsed in an easy chair. The paralysed arm swung behind him, so that he sat heavily on the hand. ...... the City Council who, according to his information, had instigated police action. The young men were unemployed and had brought themselves into bad odour ...... to keep on good terms. His action would be treated as a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Arson Plus

  [english | 1923]  

Samuel Dashiell Hammett


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 932-934).]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 197

Assassin

  [english | 1958]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [Space Assassin is a single-player roleplaying gamebook written by Andrew Chapman illustrated by Geoffrey Senior and originally published in 1985 by Puffin Books. It forms part of Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstones Fighting Fantasy series. It is the 12th in the series in the original Puffin series. There are currently no announced plans to republish this book as part of the modern Wizard series.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

Assez Extrait Du Journal Dun Peintre Defunt

  [french | 1864]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev


Excerpts: [... Assez, assez remu'e, assez err'e : il est temps de rentrer en soi-m^eme, de se prendre la t^ete `a deux mains, et d'ordonner `a son coeur de ne plus ...... une loi, eh bien, le d'epit me gagne. Mais oui, le d'epit! Assez ! Extrait du journal d'un peintre d'efunt Chapitre 7 Cela se passait ...... autour de moi, comme pour chercher un mobile ext'erieur `a mon exaltation... Tout ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 424

Assignments End

  [english | 1954]  

Roger Aycock


Summary: [Alcorns wild talent was miraculous... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt?himself!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 270

At The Post

  [english | 1953]  

Horace Leonard Gold


Summary: [An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Post-Revolution Havana Cigars is a book written by famed Hong Kong-based cuban cigar smoker and renowned collector Min Ron Nee. Soon after the book was released in 2003 it was considered the definitive guide on Cuban cigars. The book had a limited run and as a result is still in very high demand. The book was never available in book stores but can be found at one ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 238

At Your Age

  [english | 1929]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... papers her hair, in long braids twisted about her head, was shining and alive. She seemed to Tom suddenly the cleanest person he knew of, and ...... and, as a somewhat ruthless and domineering man of no morals whatsoever, he considered going back to the drug store to seek the blonde girl's ...... and on his face was a faint smile. He was practicing so that he would be able to laugh ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 396

Atoms Of Empire

  [english | 1904]  

Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


Summary: [The wandering Englishman the atom of empire at sundry ends of the earth is not always good company in the flesh but in Mr. Cutcliffe Hynes stories he is good company. For the reader is not in the position of the native he is on the contrary elected of the company of proper Britons and talked to as an equal. Those who try this book will have no sharp regrets.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Attention Saint Patrick

  [english | 1960]  

Murray Leinster


Summary: [Legends do of course get somewhat distorted in the passage of time. In the future the passage across space to other planets may cause a slight modification here and there ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 207

Attrition

  [english | 1961]  

Jim Wannamaker


Summary: [Of course if Man is to survive he must be adaptable as any life form must. But thats not enough he must adapt faster than the competing forms. And on new planets that can be tricky....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 445

Autre Etude De Femme

  [french | 1842]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... femme qui a tant de diamants? Ou, apr`es avoir lanc'e des phrases 'epigrammatiques qui font un plaisir passager et des blessures de longue dur'ee, les ...... qui ne f^ut tr`es-fier d'^etre lui-m^eme. Madame d'Espard oblige ses convives `a rester `a table jusqu'au d'epart, apr`es avoir maintes fois remarqu'e ...... alors j''etais imp'etueux et bouillant j'aimais pour la premi`ere ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 146

Aventure Sans Pareille Dun Certain Hans Pfaal

  [french | 1835]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... ce r'ecit, tous les efforts pour obtenir des renseignements sur eux avaient 'echou'e. Il est vrai qu'on avait d'ecouvert r'ecemment, dans une partie ...... et de toutes les drogues de cette esp`ece. Les gens qui jusque-l`a avaient 'et'e les meilleures pratiques du monde n'avaient plus un moment pour penser ...... trait'e (coincidant avec une d'ecouverte pneumatique[2] qui m'avait ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 453

B S Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns


Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385

Back To Gods Country And Other Stories

  [english | 1920]  

James Oliver Curwood


Summary: [After her father is killed by an outlaw Dolores marries Peter. While at sea in the Arctic Dolores meets the ships captain -- the man who killed her father! The captain causes an accident to happen to Peter so Dolores is all alone and defenseless as they drop anchor in a remote harbor.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 40

Back To Julie

  [english | 1954]  

Richard Wilson


Summary: [The side-shuffle is no dance step. Its the choice between making time... and doing time!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Bad Blood

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Summary: [The Lost Salt Gift of Blood is a collection of short stories by Canadian author Alistair MacLeod set predominantly in Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia and in Newfoundland. It was originally published in 1976. All of its stories were later republished in Island.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 428

Bad Medicine

  [english | 1997]  

Martha Wells


Summary: [Black Medicine is a collection of stories by author Arthur J. Burks. It was released in 1966 by Arkham House in an edition of 1952 copies and was the authors first book published by Arkham House. All but one of the stories had originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 495
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