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    The brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov, published 1880, is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, and is generally considered the culmination of his life's work. The Brothers Karamazov, here beautufully read by Tony Addison, is a passionate philosophical novel set in...

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    Flatland a romance of many dimensions

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin A. Abbott. As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its...

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    A pair of blue eyes

    A Pair of Blue Eyes is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, published in 1873, first serialised between September 1872 and July 1873. It was Hardy's third novel, but the first to bear his name on publication. The book describes the love triangle between a young woman,...

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    The golden bowl

    The Golden Bowl is a 1904 novel by Henry James. Set in England, this complex, intense study of marriage and adultery completes what some critics have called the "major phase" of James' career. The Golden Bowl explores the tangle of interrelationships between a father and...

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    The liar

    The Liar is a short story by Henry James, which first appeared in The Century Magazine in May-June 1888, and in book form 1889. It is the story of a young successful painter’s dilemma when he reconnects with the woman he once loved during a visit to an English country...

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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 hate disease

    The Hate Disease is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in  1963. The Med Service people hit strange problems as routine: if they weren't weirdos, they weren't tough enough to merit Med Service attention. Now the essence of a weird problem is...

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    Attention Saint Patrick

    Attention Saint Patrick is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster, first published in 1960. 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...

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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...

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    The Europeans a sketch

    The Europeans: A sketch is a novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world of New England. The tale opens in Boston and New...

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    Omnilingual

    Omnilingual is a science fiction novella written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1957. This novella is unusual in focussing on the problem of archaeology on an alien culture. How is is possible to decipher writings of an alien race that died out 50,000 years...

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    The Keeper

    The Keeper is a science fiction short story written by H. Beam Piper first published in 1957. Evil men had stolen his treasure, and Raud set out with his deer rifle and his great dog Brave to catch the thieves before they could reach the Starfolk. That the men had...

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    The awkward age

    The Awkward Age is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in Harper's Weekly in 1898-1899 and then as a book later in 1899. Originally conceived as a brief, light story about the complications created in her family's social set by a young girl coming of age,...

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    The death of the lion

    The Death of the Lion is an 1894 short story by Henry James. This short novel is a black comedy about fame, manipulation, pretension, and surviving it all. The narrator, a reprehensible and seedy journalist, sets out to interview a minor author, and in his own quest for...

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    The figure in the carpet

    The Figure in the Carpet is a novella published in 1896 in London, by Henry James. The story is told in the first person. The narrator, whose name is never revealed, meets his favorite author and becomes obsessed with discovering the secret meaning or intention within...

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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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    The Princess Casamassima

    The Princess Casamassima is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1885-1886 and then as a book in 1886. It is the story of an intelligent but confused young London bookbinder, Hyacinth Robinson, who becomes involved in radical...

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    The aliens

    The Aliens is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in 1959. The human race was expanding through the galaxy ... and so, they knew, were the Aliens. When two expanding empires meet ... war is inevitable. Or is it ...? Human civilisation is...

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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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    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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    Sir Dominick Ferrand

    Sir Dominick Ferrand is a short novel by Henry James, first published in Cosmopolitan Magazine in 1892. It was later included in the collection The Real Thing and Other Tales, published in 1893. "Levity" is not a word often applied to Henry James, but this story has...

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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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    Four-Day Planet

    Four-Day Planet is a science fiction novel by H. Beam Piper first published in 1961. Dangerous beasts, impossible weather, and political intrigue on the planet Fenris, a backwater planet with days that last a quarter of a year.  Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's...

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    The jolly corner

    The Jolly Corner is a short story by Henry James published first in the magazine The English Review of December, 1908. One of James' most noted ghost stories, The Jolly Corner describes the adventures of Spencer Brydon as he prowls the now-empty New York house where he...

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    Sir Edmund Orme

    Sir Edmund Orme is a short novel by Henry James, first published and included in the collection The Lesson of the Master, published in 1892. Henry James wrote a number of ghost stories, The Turn of the Screw being the most famous. Did he believe in ghosts himself, as...

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    Unwise child

    Unwise Child is a science fiction novel by Randal Garrett, first published in 1962. When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be.  And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his...

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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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    Quest of the Golden Ape

    Quest of the Golden Ape is a science fiction novel by Randal Garrett and Stephen Marlowe first published in 1957. How could this man awaken with no past—no childhood—no recollection except of a vague world of terror from which his mother cried out for vengeance and...

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    Duel on Syrtis

    Duel on Syrtis is a science fiction short story by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1951. The Man Who Meant To Kill A Martian Bold and ruthless, he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto, he'd...

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    The burning bridge

    The Burning Bridge is a science fiction short story by Poul W. Anderson first published in 1960. A fleet from Earth is bound for a distant planet to colonize. Many of the colonists have left because of political and social discrimination. Their travel has taken them far...

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    The real thing

    The Real Thing is a short story by Henry James, first published in 1892 and the following year as the title story in the collection, The Real Thing and Other Stories. This story, often read as a parable, plays with the reality-illusion dichotomy that fascinated James,...

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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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    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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