"It isn't so bad," says one of the men who are with you inside this ultimate room. "Fifty years from now, the rest of us will all be old, or dead."
"A fine example of Hamilton's skill in encapsulating an enormous theme into the neat and perfect compass of a short story." -Leigh Brackett As man evolves what changes will he undergo in a thousand years? A million or more?
Edith Wharton (1862 - 1937), was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist and short story writer. She grew up in upper-class pre-WWI society and many of her stories critique this culture, using subtle irony.
Edith Wharton was born and bred to be a society wife, but in that she was a dismal failure: her marriage was pure misery, and in time the Whartons parted.
To be rich is a luxurious sensation, the more so when you have plumbed the depths of hard-up-ness as a Fleet Street hack, a picker-up of unconsidered pars, a reporter, an unappreciated journalist
When a young pair of newlyweds settle down into a small cottage in a quiet village, they look forward to a pleasant, pastoral life of domestic bliss The husband, a practical man, dismisses the superstitious maid's tale of an ancient curse about the local church's marble statues who come to life each year on All Saint's Eve to wreak revenge.
MR. MANNERING was called "the Captain" in the village of Woodern Green, which is on the southern edge of Buckingham.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Edgar Wallace was born in Yarmouth, Greenwich, Norfolk. His biological parents were actors Richard Horatio Edgar (who never knew of his existence) and Mary Jane "Polly" Richards, nee Blair. Known as Richard Freeman, Edgar had a happy childhood, forming an especially close bond with 20-year-old Clara Freeman who became like a second mother to him.
In the 25th century, as Julian XX, the fierce Red Hawk, he will lead humanity’s final battle against the alien invaders.
The crew members of the first Earth-Mars spaceship are forced to make an emergency landing on the moon where they discover a strange hidden world of winged women, conical cities, and warring monsters
When the power-hungry hordes of the Moon's hidden interior conquer Earth, plundering its greatest cities, Julian 9th rises to resist the hated Kalkar overlords and start a rebellion that will save his planet. Reprint.
From the astounding AMAZING STORIES of John Carter, Skeleton Men of Jupiter is Edgar Rice Burroughs's last.
Sequential Pulp delivers twelve stories from twelve dynamic artists in a brand-new Tarzan anthology based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s classic pulp novel Jungle Tales of Tarzan. These vine-swinging tales, a cherished contribution to the Tarzan canon, all take place before Tarzan rises to lead his ape tribe!
"Thou Art the Man" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1844. It is an early experiment in detective fiction.
The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Matte Cover Finish):By late accounts from Rotterdam, that city seems to be in a high state of philosophical excitement. Indeed, phenomena have there occurred of a nature so completely unexpected so entirely novel so utterly at variance with preconceived opinions as to leave no doubt on my mind that long ere this all Europe is in an uproar, all physics in a ferment, all reason and astronomy together by the ears.It appears that on the day of (I am not positive about the date), a vast crowd of people, for purposes not specifically mentioned, were assembled in the great square of the Exchange in the well-conditioned city of Rotterdam.
"The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether" is a dark comedy short story by the American author Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows an unnamed narrator who visits a mental institution in southern France known for a revolutionary new method of treating mental illnesses called the "system of soothing".
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ..
The Oval Portrait (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish):The chateau into which my valet had ventured to make forcible entrance, rather than permit me, in my desperately wounded condition, to pass a night in the open air, was one of those piles of commingled gloom and grandeur which have so long frowned among the Appennines, not less in fact than in the fancy of Mrs. Radcliffe.