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Valley of Dreams
Valley of Dreams
01 July 2020 - 22:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This is a classic science fiction novella by Stanley G. Weinbaum that was originally published in Wonder Stories in 1934. It is only Weinbaum's second published story and is a sequel to 'A Martian Odyssey'.

The Worlds of If
The Worlds of If
01 July 2020 - 21:00
Sented by Steve Bark

The Worlds of If is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Stanley Grauman Weinbaum then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.

Proteus Island: Large Print
Proteus Island: Large Print
01 July 2020 - 20:00
Sented by Emma

Wild, yellow eyes glared back at him, and the thing rose to an erect posture. It was a biped, a small travesty of man, standing no more than twenty inches in height. Little clawed fingers clutched at hanging creepers. Carver had a shocked glimpse of a body covered in patches with ragged gray fur, of an agile tail, of needle-sharp teeth in a little red mouth. But mostly he saw only malevolent yellow eyes and a face that was not human, yet had a hideous suggestion of humanity gone wild, a stunning miniature synthesis of manlike and feline characteristics.

Dawn of Flame
Dawn of Flame
01 July 2020 - 19:00
Sented by Michael

Hull Tarvish looked backward but once, and that only as he reached the elbow of the road. The sprawling little stone cottage that had been home was visible as he had seen it a thousand times, framed under the cedars. His mother still watched him, and two of his younger brothers stood staring down the Mountainside at him.

Parasite Planet
Parasite Planet
01 July 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Steve Bark

"Parasite Planet" is a science fiction short story by Stanley G. Weinbaum. Hamilton "Ham" Hammond is an American trader who lives in the Venusian Hotlands in the late 21st century.

A Martian Odyssey
A Martian Odyssey
01 July 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Rebecca

"A Martian Odyssey" is a science fiction story by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum. Plot Summary: Early in the 21st century, nearly twenty years after the invention of atomic power and ten years after the first lunar landing, the four-man crew of the Ares has landed on Mars in the Mare Cimmerium. A week after the landing, Dick Jarvis, the ship's American chemist, sets out south in an auxiliary rocket to photograph the landscape.

The Hand of Fu-Manchu
The Hand of Fu-Manchu
01 July 2020 - 16:00
Sented by Musa

Sax Rohmer was born on February 15th, 1883 as Arthur Henry Sarsfield in Birmingham to working class parents. Rohmer started his career as a civil servant but soon had ambitions to write full time. Not content with just fiction he wrote poetry, songs as well as comedy sketches for music hall performers. From these varied beginnings he reinvented himself as Sax Rohmer. He first published in 1903, age 20, with the short story ‘The Mysterious Mummy’ which was published in the magazine Pearson’s Weekly.

Tales of Chinatown
Tales of Chinatown
01 July 2020 - 15:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Here the reader will find ten great short stories of mystery by the creator of the famous Dr. Fu Manchu.

The Chronicles of Clovis
The Chronicles of Clovis
01 July 2020 - 14:00
Sented by Emma

Renowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions and follies of the Edwardian age. This collection of well-plotted, acerbic stories showcases his mastery of comic repartee.

Beasts and Super-Beasts
Beasts and Super-Beasts
01 July 2020 - 13:00
Sented by Emma

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki (the literary pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro) and first published in 1914.

Rashomon
Rashomon
30 June 2020 - 22:00
Sented by Musa

Rashoumon is a short story by Akutagawa Ryunosuke based on tales from the Konjaku Monogatarishu.

In a Grove
In a Grove
30 June 2020 - 21:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

"In a Grove" is an early modernist short story consisting of seven varying accounts of the murder of a samurai, Kanazawa no Takehiro, whose corpse has been found in a bamboo forest near Kyoto.

Just So Stories
Just So Stories
30 June 2020 - 20:00
Sented by Steve Bark

Once upon a time, O my Best Beloved . . . So begins this classic collection of gloriously fanciful tales of how things in the world came to be as they are. This collection includes the story of how the lazy camel found himself with a hump and how the insatiable curiosity of the elephant earned him his long trunk.

Worms Of the Earth
Worms Of the Earth
30 June 2020 - 19:00
Sented by Steve Bark

Worms of the Earth" is a short story by American fantasy fiction writer Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the magazine Weird Tales in November 1932, then again in 1975 in a collection of Howard's short stories, Worms of the Earth.[1] The story features one of Howard's recurring protagonists, Bran Mak Morn, a fictional King of the Picts.

Success Story
Success Story
30 June 2020 - 18:00
Sented by Luis

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Shadows in Zamboula
Shadows in Zamboula
30 June 2020 - 17:00
Sented by Daniel

"Shadows in Zamboula" is one of the original short stories about Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard. Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. Howard was born and raised in the state of Texas. He spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains with some time spent in nearby Brownwood.

The Devil in Iron
The Devil in Iron
30 June 2020 - 16:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

" The Devil in Iron" is a short story by Robert Ervin Howard. Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. Howard was born and raised in the state of Texas. He spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains with some time spent in nearby Brownwood. A bookish and intellectual child, he was also a fan of boxing and spent some time in his late teens bodybuilding, eventually taking up amateur boxing. From the age of nine he dreamed of becoming a writer of adventure fiction but did not have real success until he was 23. Thereafter, until his death at the age of 30 by suicide, Howard's writings were published in a wide selection of magazines, journals, and newspapers, and he had become successful in several genres. Although a Conan novel was nearly published into a book in 1934, his stories never appeared in book form during his lifetime.

The Apache Mountain War
The Apache Mountain War
30 June 2020 - 15:00
Sented by Sarah Gerdes

" The Apache Mountain War" is a short story by Robert Ervin Howard. Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre. Howard was born and raised in the state of Texas. He spent most of his life in the town of Cross Plains with some time spent in nearby Brownwood. A bookish and intellectual child, he was also a fan of boxing and spent some time in his late teens bodybuilding, eventually taking up amateur boxing. From the age of nine he dreamed of becoming a writer of adventure fiction but did not have real success until he was 23. Thereafter, until his death at the age of 30 by suicide, Howard's writings were published in a wide selection of magazines, journals, and newspapers, and he had become successful in several genres.

Shadows in the Moonlight
Shadows in the Moonlight
30 June 2020 - 14:00
Sented by Emma

Shadows in the Moonlight is a story in the Conan series about his escape to a remote island of mystery. Robert Ervin Howard was born in Peaster, Texas in 1906. During his youth, his family moved between a variety of Texan boomtowns, and Howard - a bookish and somewhat introverted child - was steeped in the violent myths and legends of the Old South. At fifteen Howard began to read the pulp magazines of the day, and to write more seriously.

Beyond the Black River
Beyond the Black River
30 June 2020 - 13:00
Sented by Carlos

The foreword to the story tells of Conan's travels to Punt with Muriela, refers to a scam perpetrated against worshippers of an ivory goddess and then on to Zembabwei, where he joins a trading caravan on its way to Shem.