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  1. Omslagsbild: The silk and the song av

    The silk and the song

    The Silk and the Song is a science fiction short story by American author Charles Louis Fontenay first published in 1956. Excellent short story of space exploration gone horribly wrong. Set on a planet where the natives have enslaved the humans and use them as mounts or...

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    The food of the gods, and how it came to Earth

    The Food of the Gods, and How It Came to Earth is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1904. Wells called it "a fantasia on the change of scale in human affairs. . . . I had hit upon [the idea] while working out the possibilities of the near future...

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    Gold in the sky

    Gold in the Sky is a 1958 science fiction novel by Alan E. Nourse. A big corporation tries to take over the asteroids in this fast-paced  novel, and they'll stop at nothing to get control… YOU WILL MEET:  Greg Hunter. Test pilot, happy only when his life hung in the...

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    The heads of Cerberus

    The Heads of Cerberus is a dystopian science fiction novel by Francis Stevens (pseudonym for Gertrude B. Bennett), "The woman who invented dark fantasy". One of the first dystopian novels, the book features a "grey dust from a silver phial" which transports anyone who...

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    Serapion

    Serapion is a science fiction horror novel by Francis Stevens (pseudonym for Gertrude B. Bennett), "The woman who invented dark fantasy". This is one of the most intense, complete and unrelenting tales of psychological horror ever put together. No gore, guts and physical...

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    When the mountain came to Miramar

    When the Mountain Came to Miramar is a science fiction novella by American author Charles W. Diffin. It is magic against magic as Garry Connell bluffs for his life with a prehistoric savage in the heart of Sentinel Mountain. When the Mountain Came to Miramar was first...

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    The valley of the flame

    The Valley of the Flame is a science fiction novel by Henry Kuttner first published in 1946. They warped Time itself to keep their secrets... The year is 1985 and the location is somewhere in the vast, teeming jungles of the Amazon. Medical scientist Brian Raft and his...

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    The troublemakers

    The Troublemakers is a science fiction novella by George O. Smith first published in 1960. What did Genetics and Hansen's Folly have in common? Why, everything ... Genetics was statistical and Hansen's Folly impossible! The Troublemakers was first published in Galaxy...

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    Badge of infamy

    Badge of Infamy is a science fiction novel by Anerican author Lester del Ray, first published in 1957. After a world plague, the Earth is ruled by the US, which is for all practical purposes ruled by the Medical and Space Lobbies. A promising doctor is declared an outlaw...

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    Wind

    Wind is a science fiction short story by American author Charles L. Fontenay first published in 1959. When you have an engine with no fuel, and fuel without an engine, and a life-and-death deadline to meet, you have a problem indeed. Unless you are a stubborn...

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    The ego machine

    The Ego Machine is a science fiction novella by American author Henry Kuttner first published in 1952. When a slightly mad robot drunk on AC, wants you to join an experiment in optimum ecology—don't do it!  After all, who wants to argue like Disraeli or live like Ivan...

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    Warlord of Kor

    Warlord of Kor is a science fiction novel by Terry Gene Carr. GOD, MACHINE--OR LISTENING POST FOR OUTSIDERS? Horng sat opposite the tiny, fragile creature who held a microphone, its wires attached to an interpreting machine. He blinked his huge eyes slowly, his stiff...

  13. Omslagsbild: Stop, look and dig av

    Stop, look and dig

    Stop Look and Dig is a science fiction short story by George O. Smith first published in 1953.  The enlightened days of mental telepathy and ESP should have made the world a better place, but the minute the Rhine Institute opened up, all the crooks decided it was time...

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    The native soil

    The Native Soil is a science fiction short story by American author Alan E. Nourse, first published in 1957.  A drug company troubleshooter is sent to Venus to increase production from the antibiotic mining project. The world's entire surface is mud and the native...

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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...

  16. Omslagsbild: Postmark Ganymede av

    Postmark Ganymede

    Postmark Ganymede is a science fiction short story by Robert Silverberg, first published in 1956.  Consider the poor mailman of the future. To "sleet and snow and dead of night"--things that must not keep him from his appointed rounds--will be added, sub-zero void,...

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    Amateur in Chancery

    Amateur in Chancery is a science fiction short story by George O. Smith first published in 1953. The creature from Venus didn't know right from left—and life and death hung in the balance! Amateur in Chancery was first published in Galaxy Magazine October 1961. George...

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    Frigid fracas

    Frigid Fracas is a science fiction novel by Dallas McCord "Mack" Reynolds first published in 1963.  In any status-hungry culture, the level a man is assigned depends on what people think he is—not on what he is. And that, of course, means that only the deliberately...

  19. Omslagsbild: Where the world is quiet av

    Where the world is quiet

    Where The World Is Quiet is a science fiction short story by Henry Kuttner (under the pen name of C. H. Liddell), first published in 1954.            Fra Rafael saw strange things, impossible things. Then there was the mystery of the seven young virginal girls of...

  20. Omslagsbild: The Yillian way av

    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, deadly! Disagreement...

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    Brood of the dark moon

    Brood of the Dark Moon is a science fiction novel by American author Charles W. Diffin. Once more Chet, Walt and Diane are united in a wild ride to the Dark Moon—but this time they go as prisoners of their deadly enemy Schwartzmann. Brood of the Dark Moon is part of...

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    Let'em breathe space

    Let'em Breathe Space is a science fiction novella by American author Lester del Ray, first published in 1953. Eighteen men and two women in the closed world of a space ship for five months can only spell tension and trouble—but in this case, the atmosphere was...

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    The valor of Cappen Varra

    The Valor of Cappen Varra is a science fiction short story by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1957. "Let little Cappen go," they shouted. "Maybe he can sing the trolls to sleep—" We have said that there are many and strange shadows, memories surviving from dim...

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    History repeats

    History Repeats is a science fiction short story by George O. Smith first published in 1959. A space detective with an evolved (super intelligent, talking) dog is searching for a kidnapped heiress in the corrupt Xanabar Empire. There are--and very probably will always...

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    The time axis

    The Time Axis is a science fiction novel by Henry Kuttner first published in 1948. Called to the end of time by a being known as The Face of Ea, four adventurers face a power that not even the science of that era could meet -- the nekron, negative matter, negative force,...

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    A Columbus of space

    A Columbus of Space is a science fiction novel by Garrett P. Serviss first published in 1909. A classic science fiction adventure in the style of and dedicated to the readers of Jules Verne. The hero of this tale of scientific wonder is called "A Columbus of Space"...

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    The undetected

    The Undetected is a science fiction novella by George O. Smith first published in 1959. Nothing can possibly be more baffling than a crime in a sealed room... but what if the investigator happens to have an open mind? The Undetected was first published in Galaxy Science...

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    A voyage to Arcturus

    A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by Scottish writer David Lindsay, first published in 1920. An interstellar voyage is the framework for a narrative of a journey through fantastic landscapes. The story is set at Tormance, an imaginary planet orbiting Arcturus, which, in...

  29. Omslagsbild: The man who saw the future av

    The man who saw the future

    The Man Who Saw the Future is a science fiction short story by Edmond Hamilton first published in 1930. A man from the Dark Ages,  an assistant apothecary in 1444 Paris, is investigating mysterious thunderclaps in a field, when he is plucked from his time and deposited...

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    Antony and Cleopatra

    Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Lives and follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Sicilian revolt to Cleopatra's suicide during the Final War...

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    Cousin Phillis

    Cousin Phillis (1864) is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell about Paul Manning, a youth of seventeen who moves to the country and befriends his mother's family and his second cousin Phillis Holman, who is confused by her own placement at the edge of adolescence. Most critics...

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    The status civilization

    The Status Civilization is a science fiction novel by Robert Sheckley, first published in 1960. The Status Civilization concerns Will Barrent, a man who finds himself, without memory of any crime or, indeed, of his previous life, being shipped across space to the planet...

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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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    Flight from tomorrow

    Flight From Tomorrow is a science fiction short story by H. Beam Piper first published in 1950. Hunted and hated in two worlds, Hradzka dreamed of a monomaniac's glory, stranded in the past with his knowledge of the future. But he didn't know the past quite well...

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    Industrial revolution

    Industrial Revolution is a science fiction novella by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1963 under the pen-name Winston P. Sanders. A great adventure story about the first armed resistance of the asteroid miners against an arrogant Earth. Ever think how deadly a thing...

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    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...

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    The haunted woman

    The Haunted Woman is a dark, metaphysical fantasy novel by David Lindsay. It was first published in 1922. Isabel Loment is engaged to the affectionate, but unemotional, Marshall Stokes. House-hunting for her aunt, she comes to Runhill Court, an ancient home with a...

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    Cymbeline

    Cymbeline, also known as Cymbeline, King of Britain, is a play by William Shakespeare, set in Ancient Britain and based on legends that formed part of the Matter of Britain concerning the early Celtic British King Cunobeline. Although listed as a tragedy in the First...

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    Diplomatic immunity

    Diplomatic Immunity is a science fiction novella by Robert Sheckley, first published in 1953. He said he wasn't immortal—but nothing could kill him. Still, if the Earth was to live as a free world, he had to die. Diplomatic Immunity was first published in Galaxy...

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    The reverberator

    The Reverberator is a short novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Macmillan's Magazine in 1888 and then as a book later the same year.  Described by the leading web authority on Henry James as "a delightful Parisian bonbon," the comedy traces the...

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    The answer

    The Answer is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper, first published in 1959. It is 1984, fifteen years since the nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union devastated the entire northern half of the planet Earth, and now nuclear...

  42. Omslagsbild: Man of many minds av

    Man of many minds

    Man of Many Minds is a science fiction novel by American author E. Everett Evans first published in 1953. Cadet George Hanlon of the Inter-Stellar Corps had to make an important decision, the most difficult of his short lifetime. With graduation just a few short weeks...

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    Keep your shape

    Keep Your Shape is a science fiction novella by Robert Sheckley, first published in 1953.  Only a race as incredibly elastic as the Grom could have a single rule of war. Keep Your Shape was first published in Galaxy Science Fiction November 1953. Robert Sheckley...

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    Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy is a 1962 science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper. It was nominated for the 1963 Hugo Award for Best Novel. One day Jack Holloway, prospector on the planet Zarathustra, finds what seems to be a small monkey with golden fur; these new introductions (for the...

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    Fire in the Steppe an historical novel

    Fire in the Steppe (also translated into English as Sir Michael and Colonel Wolodyjowski) is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1888. It is the third volume in a series known to Poles as "The Trilogy", being preceded by With Fire and...

  46. Omslagsbild: Alien minds av

    Alien minds

    Alien Minds is a science fiction novel by American author E. Everett Evans first published in 1955. The ability to read minds isn't an unmixed blessing, so learns George Hanlon, Secret Operative of the Inter-Stellar Corps. His unique gift helps him with his assignments,...

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    Lord Beaupre

    Lord Beaupre is a novella by Henry James, first published in Scribner's Magazine in 1892, as the first of three tales for Macmillan’s magazine. What is a young man to do, when because of his pleasant disposition, and (of course) his considerable wealth, he finds...

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    Uller uprising

    Uller Uprising is a science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper first published in 1953.  Uller Uprising is the story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. "ZNIDD SUDDABIT!"  So the Ulleran challenge begins, with...

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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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    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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