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Beyond The Black River

  [english | 1935]  

Robert Ervin Howard

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 | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 339

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 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 Wall Of Sleep

  [english | 1919]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Summary: [Beyond the Wall of Sleep is a short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft written in 1919 and first published in the amateur publication Pine Cones in October 1919.Lovecraft said the story was inspired by an April 27 1919 article in the New York Tribune. Reporting on the New York state police the article cited a family named Slater or Slahter as representative of the backwards Catskills ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 4

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

Black Colossus

  [english | 1933]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... the day it was reared by nameless hands on the bank of the nameless river. This unnaturalness was in keeping with the general aura of these devil-haunted ...... time in conjecturing what night-black pits lying below the dome had given sustenance to the monster. Gingerly he drew the sword, and from it dripped ...... The thief stood in a wonderland of magic and splendor, treading ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 397

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 Heart And White Heart

  [english | 1900]  

Henry Rider Haggard

Excerpts: [... wizened and aged man who seemed to be pleading with him earnestly am I a dog that these white hyenas should hunt me thus? Is not the land mine, and ...... in a most unkingly manner, whilst the terrified Induna, springing backwards, contrived to touch the trigger of the rifle and discharge a bullet through ...... whose grizzled hair showed him to be over fifty years of age. His face ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 202

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

Black Neurology

  [english | 2003]  

Richard Kadrey

Excerpts: [... pull with an acquaintance at the city morgue, I convince the attending Medical Examiner to let me watch your autopsy. He begins with a traditional Y incision, ...... clicking away with the disposable camera I picked up at a 7-11 on the way over. This Examiner is a real professional, experienced and respected for ...... the length of you. He reaches forward and pushes a finger into ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | short storiesDownloads: 306

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 Mans 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: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Blood Of The Gods

  [english | 1935]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Summary: [Gods of the Blood: The Pagan Revival and White Separatism is a book by Swedish scholar Mattias Gardell discussing Neopaganism and white separatism neo-fascism and antisemitism. It was published by Duke University Press in May 2003.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 426

Blow The Chinks Down

  [english | 1931]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... you? Listen here, you flat-headed mutt- I begun with some heat, but the girl said: Now, now, don't fight, boys. Sit down and let's all talk sociably. ...... in outraged surprise. It was a tall, slender Englishman with a kind of tired, half humorous expression. Come, come, my good men, he said. We can't ...... right you got buttin' into a private row? I complained. Rights vested in ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 399

Boldens Pets

  [english | 1955]  

Floyd Wallace

Summary: [The price of life was a life for a life?which was all the reward the victim looked for!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 253

Bon Bon

  [english | 1832]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Summary: [The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7 1849 has remained mysterious: the circumstances leading up to it are uncertain and the cause of death is disputed. On October 3 Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore Maryland in great distress and... in need of immediate assistance according to the man who found him Joseph W. Walker. He was taken to the Washington College Hospital where he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 186

Boule De Suif

  [french | 1880]  

Guy De Maupassant

Summary: [Boule De Suif by Guy De Maupassant. M^eme si n est pas la premi ere nouvelle de Maupassant c est le chef d oeuvre de ce genre qui assure sa c el ebrit e litt eraire. Surnomm ee la prostitu ee Elisabeth Rousset se donne a un officier prussien pour sauver les autres voyageurs qui la m eprisent. Henry-Ren e-Albert-Guy de Maupassant na^it le 5 ao^ut 1850 au ch^ateau de Miromesnil a ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 86

Bread Overhead

  [english | 1958]  

Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr

Summary: [The Staff of Life suddenly and disconcertingly sprouted wings--and mankind had to eat crow!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 495


  [english | 1955]  

Stanley Gimble

Summary: [She surely got her wish... but there was some question about getting what she wanted.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 446

Breaking Point

  [english | 1953]  

James Edwin Gunn

Summary: [The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne Du Maurier first published in 1959 by Victor Gollancz. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. The stories were written at a time when Du Maurier herself came close to a severe nervous breakdown and reflect her own psychological stress. Du Maurier herself acknowledged she had come close to ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 45
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