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Greville Fane
Greville Fane Sented by Musa

One of the motifs that appears again and again in Henry James' work is the often-fraught relationship between the artist and the audience. In the tale "Greville Fane," a journalist assigned the task of writing an obituary for a popular female novelist delves into the woman's family life and discovers some unsavory secrets.Coming in to dress for dinner, I found a telegram: "Mrs. Stormer dying; can you give us half a column for to-morrow evening? Let her off easy, but not too easy." I was late; I was in a hurry; I had very little time to think, but at a venture I dispatched a reply: "Will do what I can." It was not till I had dressed and was rolling away to dinner that, in the hansom, I bethought myself of the difficulty of the condition attached.

We're Friends, Now
We're Friends, Now Sented by Emma

We're Friends, Now This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards:

Eugene Pickering
Eugene Pickering Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"Tell me everything, by all means," I answered, smiling. "I desire nothing better than to lie here in the shade and hear everything." He frowned a little, as if he thought my sympathy a trifle meager. I shook him by the hand and laughed.

Walls of Acid
Walls of Acid Sented by Steve Bark

Dr. Farnham had thought to help the world with his invention, instead he released a plague upon it. And five millenniums have passed since the loathsome Termans were eliminated from the world of Diskra....

One Purple Hope!
One Purple Hope! Sented by Musa

One Purple Hope! is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

The Beginning
The Beginning Sented by Christopher

The Beginning is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

The Edge of the Knife
The Edge of the Knife Sented by Rebecca

This story was rejected by two top-flight science-fiction editors for the same reason: "Too hot to handle." "Too dangerous for our book."

The Keeper
The Keeper Sented by Emma

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.

Police Operation
Police Operation Sented by Rebecca

H. Beam Piper wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of Paratime alternate history tales.

Omnilingual Sented by Rebecca

Omnilingual is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

Last Enemy
Last Enemy Sented by Steve Bark

The story begins at a dinner party given by Garnon of Roxor. The party is a voluntary discarnation feast, or suicide party.

Genesis Sented by Daniel

Was this ill-fated expedition the end of a proud, old race—or the beginning of a new one? There are strange gaps in our records of the past.

Cancer World
Cancer World Sented by Luis

Greg tried desperately to find an illegal method of joining his family on Mars; for the law said that no healthy man could land on a Cancer World.

Toy Shop and Two Others
Toy Shop and Two Others Sented by Emma

The gadget was strictly, beyond any question, a toy. Not a real, workable device. Except for the way it could work under a man's mental skin....

The Velvet Glove
The Velvet Glove Sented by Steve Bark

SF writer and editor Harry Harrison explores a not-too-distant future where robots -- particularly specialist robots who don't know their place

The Misplaced Battleship
The Misplaced Battleship Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This is a wonderful story about ‘Slippery’ Jim DiGriz, later to be known as The Stainless Steel Rat. We first see DiGriz and his two companions in this book when he beats a Casino Planet to win money so they can purchase weaponry to defend themselves against their home planet, the planet Pyrrus. This story is a wonderful short story.

The Repairman
The Repairman Sented by Steve Bark

My boss leaned back, wiped his hands on his handkerchief and gave me Lecture Forty-four on Company Duty and My Troubles.

The K-Factor
The K-Factor Sented by Rebecca

They were losing the planet.

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