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    It could be anything

    It Could Be Anything is a science fiction novella by American author Keith Laumer first published in 1963. A science fiction story by the great Keith Laumer - what more needs to be said? A young man sets out from his rural town to see the world for himself. What is...

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    Anthem

    Anthem is a dystopian fiction novella by Ayn Rand, first published in 1938 in England. Anthem is taking place at some unspecified future date. Mankind has entered another dark age as a result of what Rand saw as the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics....

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    That sweet little old lady

    That Sweet Little Old Lady (Brain Twister) is a science fiction novel by Randal Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer under the pen-name of ”Mark Phillips”, first published in 1959. It was nominated for the Hugo Award in 1960 under the name Brain Twister. In the not too...

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    Arm of the law

    Arm of the Law is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison first published in 1958. How could a robot—a machine, after all—be involved in something like law application and violence? Harry Harrison  tells what happens when a police robot hits an outpost on...

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    The repairman and other stories

    The Repairman and Other stories is a science fiction short story compilation by Harry Harrison. This is a collection of 3 of Harry Harrison marvelous early stories that were published in Galaxy, Analog and Fantastic Universe.  The Repairman (1958), (35 min.), is a...

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    Dead ringer

    Dead Ringer is a science fiction short story by American author Lester del Ray, first published in 1956. There was nothing, especially on Earth, which could set him free—the truth least of all! A newspaperman is hounded from his jobs because he keeps trying to report...

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    Gambler's world

    Gambler's World is a science fiction short story by American author Keith Laumer. Here is a story starring the always unconventional Terrestrial Diplomat, Retief. As a diplomat, Retief does not always follow procedure.  Well the truth is that he almost never follows...

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    The night of the long knives

    The Night of the Long Knives is a science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber published in 1960. "I was one hundred miles from Nowhere—and I mean that literally—when I spotted this girl out of the corner of my eye. I'd been keeping an extra lookout because I still expected...

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    The world that couldn't be

    The World That Couldn't Be is a science fiction short story by American author Clifford D. Simak. Layard was a curiosity to sociologists. The planet supported thriving tribes of natives but they were genderless. How could tribes form without families? But Gavin Duncan...

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    Inside earth

    Inside Earth is a science fiction novella by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1951. This story takes place in the not so distant future. Earth has been conquered and is a subjugated planet, the much too humanoid new rulers now extract heavy taxes, control industry and...

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    The K-factor

    The K-Factor is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison, first published in 1960. The human race has reached the stars, colonized many planets and done amazing things in all areas of scientific progress. But humans are still humans and remain both honorable and...

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    Damned if you don't

    Damned If You Don't is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett first published in 1960. A brilliant engineer invents a cold fusion power plant the size of a suitcase and two of his prototypes are immediately stolen. He goes after the power company monopoly, but the...

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    Triplanetary 1948 novel version

    Triplanetary (NOVEL version) is a science fiction novel and space opera by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. It was first serialized in the magazine Amazing Stories in 1934. The novel covers several episodes in an eons-long human breeding project by the...

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    The last letter

    The Last Letter is a science fiction short story by Fritz Leiber published in 1958. It was a day like any other, except for that one letter in the mail - a hand written letter that paralyzed the postal service. “Who or what was the scoundrel that kept these couriers...

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    The hunted heroes

    The Hunted Heroes is a science fiction short story by Robert Silverberg, first published in 1956. The Hunted Heroes is a futuristic story that holds great hope for the resilience of the human race after the war destroys most of the world. The planet itself was tough...

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    The planet of the gods

    Planet of the Gods is a science fiction novella by American author Robert Moore Williams. Far, far in the future Earth has achieved real peace and is sending out interstellar expeditions, not to conquer, but to explore. The third such expedition, has made it to the Vega...

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    One basket

    One Basket is a sparkling collection of 7 short stories by Edna Ferber and includes some that are considered her all time best like The Woman Who Tried To be Good and The Maternal Feminine.   Writing for and about women, Edna Ferber touches the very heart and soul of...

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    The dwindling years

    The Dwindling Years is a science fiction short story by American author Lester del Ray, first published in 1956. He didn’t expect to be last— but neither did he anticipate the horror of being the first! A totally different story on eternal life. The Dwindling Years...

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    No great magic

    No Great Magic is a science fiction novella by Fritz Leiber published in 1963. Sequel to The Big Time (1958) featuring amnesiac, agoraphobic Greta who plays wardrobe mistress to a company of actors between bouts of dizziness. But the troupers play even more roles than at...

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    The Yillian Way

    The Yillian Way is a science fiction short story by American author Keith Laumer.  Here is a story starring the always unconventional Terrestrial Diplomat, Retief. The ceremonious protocol of the Yills was impressive, colorful--and, in the long run,...

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    -and it comes out here

    ...And It Comes Out Here is a science fiction short story by American author Lester del Ray, first published in 1951. There is one fact no sane man can quarrel with ... everything has a beginning and an end. But some men aren't sane; thus it isn't always so! A rather...

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    A slave is a slave

    A Slave Is a Slave is a science fiction novella written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1962. There has always been strong sympathy for the poor, meek, downtrodden slave--the kindly little man, oppressed by cruel and overbearing masters.  Could it possibly...

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    The misplaced battleship

    The Misplaced Battleship is a science fiction short story by Harry Harrison first published in 1960. The world class con man and thief known as the Stainless Steel Rat (diGriz) has another very big problem to solve. In this science fiction novella by the great Harry...

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    The Judas Valley

    The Judas Valley is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett and Robert Silverberg (under the pen-name “Gerald Vance”) first published in 1962. Fifty-nine men and one love interest land on a world that killed most of the first scout ship that landed. Why did...

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    His master's voice

    His Master's Voice is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett first published in 1962. This is a follow up story to Randall Garrett's original story, A Spaceship Named McGyer.  The intrepid protagonist, now that he has become the completely unintended and unwilling...

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    Equation of doom

    Equation of Doom is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett, first published in 1957 under the pen-name Gerald Vance. They grounded Ramsey’s ship on a hostile planet hoping he would starve to death, so the first thing he did was give most of his money away and lose...

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    Nor iron bars a cage-

    Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett first published in 1962. Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....  Police methods of the future will naturally use complex new...

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    Search the sky

    Search the Sky is a satirical science fiction novel written by Frederik Pohl and Cyril M. Kornbluth and first published in 1954 by Ballantine Books. Ross was a junior trader on Halsey's Planet, and had great prospects but was not happy at all. Everything smelled of...

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    Tedric

    Tedric & Lord Tedric are two science fiction novellettes by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. Smith published the two novelettes entitled Tedric in Other Worlds Science Fiction Stories (1953) and Lord Tedric in Universe Science Fiction (1954). Tedric and Lord Tedric...

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    Watchbird

    Watchbird is a science fiction novella by Robert Sheckley, first published in 1953. Strange how often the Millennium has been at hand. The idea is peace on Earth, see, and the way to do it is by figuring out angles. Watchbird was first published in Galaxy Science...

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    Project Mastodon

    Project Mastodon is a science fiction short story by Clifford D. Simak, first published in March 1955 in the Galaxy magazine. Clifford Simak deals with the implications of time travel in his own unique way in this story. What if a group of guys did it on their own,...

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    Planet of dread

    Planet of Dread is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in 1962. Moran cut apart the yard-long monstrosity with a slash of flame. The thing presumably died, but it continued to writhe senselessly. He turned to see other horrors crawling toward...

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    The happy unfortunate

    The Happy Unfortunate is a science fiction novella by Robert Silverberg, first published in 1957. The story explores the angst caused when the human race reaches into space but at the cost of needing to breed a new species; specialized 'spacers' who can withstand the...

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    The penal cluster

    The Penal Cluster is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett (under the pen-name “Ivar Jorgensen”), first published in 1957. Tomorrow's technocracy will produce more and more things for better living. It will produce other things, also; among them, criminals too...

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    Hellhounds of the cosmos

    Hellhounds of the Cosmos is a science fiction short story by Clifford D. Simak, from Astounding Stories of 1932. Earth is being attacked by horrible black monsters that appear from nowhere and destroy and kill everything and everyone in their paths. Nothing affects them,...

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    Naudsonce

    Naudsonce is a science fiction novella by H Beam Piper first published in 1962. Naudsonce? What does THAT mean? Well, to find out you will need to read or listen to this story where Piper's unique mind explores what we mean by 'communication' and how it happens.  The...

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    Temple trouble

    Temple Trouble is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1951. Miracles to order was a fine way for the paratimers to get mining concessions--but Nature can sometimes pull counter-miracles. And so can men, for that matter.... Did...

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    A spaceship named McGuire

    A Spaceship Named McGuire is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett, first published in 1961. The basic trouble with McGuire was that, though "he" was a robot spaceship, nevertheless "he" had a definite weakness that a man might understand.... Can a spaceship go...

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    Hunter Patrol

    Hunter Patrol is a Science fiction novella by H Beam Piper and John J McGuire first published in 1959. Many men have dreamed of world peace, but none have been able to achieve it. If one man did have that power, could mankind afford to pay the price? World War IV has...

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    The vortex blaster

    The Vortex Blaster is a science fiction novella by American author E. E. ”Doc” Smith. It was first published in 1930. The novella is part of E.E. "Doc" Smith's classic Lensman series. Uncontrolled, terribly violent Atomic Vortices are slowly destroying civilization...

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    But, I don't think

    But, I Don't Think is a science fiction novella by Randal Garrett first published in 1959. In an intragalactic empire organized as an aristocracy (from Execs to lowly Sevens) the empire's ships are being attacked in hyperspace by the ships of the Misfits. To shoot a...

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    The chapter ends

    The Chapter Ends is a science fiction short story by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1954. Far, far in the future the Earth is still spinning around the Sun, on the edge of the galaxy, dozing in obscurity, forgotten by it's trillions of progeny and completely...

  43. Omslagsbild: The sensitive man av

    The sensitive man

    The Sensitive Man is a short science fiction novel by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1954. Poul Anderson delves into the realm of human potential in this exciting story and asks some penetrating questions for us to think about. What if psychology finally enabled...

  44. Omslagsbild: Sentiment, Inc av

    Sentiment, Inc

    Sentiment, Inc. is a science fiction short story by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1953. The way we feel about another person, or about objects, is often bound up in associations that have no direct connection with the person or object at all. Often, what we call a...

  45. Omslagsbild: The wonderful wizard of Oz av

    The wonderful wizard of Oz

    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times, most often under the name The Wizard of...

  46. Omslagsbild: Emma McChesney & Co av

    Emma McChesney & Co

    Emma McChesney and Company (Emma McChesney trilogy #3) is a novel by American, Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edna Ferber, first published in 1915.  This is the final volume in the trilogy following the smart, stylish, divorced and independent businesswoman Emma...

  47. Omslagsbild: Roast beef, medium av

    Roast beef, medium

    Roast Beef, Medium (Emma McChesney trilogy #1), first published in 1913 is a novel by Pulitzer Prize winner, the American novelist Edna Ferber. This book follows the adventures of Emma McChesney, a smart and savvy divorced mother who travels the Midwest as a sales...

  48. Omslagsbild: Personality plus av

    Personality plus

    Personality Plus (Emma McChesney trilogy #2) is an early novel by American author Edna Ferber. Originally published in 1914, Personality Plus is the second of three volumes chronicling the travels and events in the life of Emma McChesney. Ferber achieved her first...

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    The road to Oz

    The Road to Oz: In Which Is Related How Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter Met on an Enchanted Road and Followed it All the Way to the Marvelous Land of Oz. is the fifth of L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz books. It was...

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