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Consequences: A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories By Susan Hart
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The Right to Bear Arms: A Classic & Thought Provoking Short Story - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he... More > devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever. Terran Spies On An Alien Planet - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. They are pretty ‘dense’ and after grilling them for a period of time, he follows up on a couple of tips they give him and their supposedly real reason for being on the planet. However, things change suddenly for the official and his planet as the situation heats up.< Less
The Hunters: Four Classic Science Fiction Short Stories By Susan Hart
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Empathy – A man with psychic and empathetic powers decides that the fragile and topsy-turvy state of the union is about to collapse, so he devises a plan to fix it. This is a thought provoking,... More > near future science fiction short story perfect for an election year. The Right to Bear Arms - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever. The Pied Piper of Spring - A galactic tinkerer is called to a small settlement on the planet known as Wesson, to take care of the rat population, which has exploded in the spring. The inhabitants are pacifist vegetarians and when the tinkerer finds out how they have previously taken care of the problem, he is horrified. Two Idiots From Earth - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents.< Less
The Mind of Man: Three Classic Science Fiction Tales By Susan Hart
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Recreating Genius - a very wealthy man and a collector of antique music and instruments, loses his wife and young son in an accident and becomes an alcoholic, but always holds out hope that he can... More > regain that lost happiness one day. A scientist contacts him, he sobers up, a plan is made, and a secret lab is funded. Radiation Can Really Mess Things Up, is a classic Sci-Fi story about what happens when you aren’t monitoring the site of a nuclear disaster like Chernobyl, quite closely enough. The Fate Of Humanity Rests In Her Hands: When a scientist and his assistant visit a formerly shuttered and remote temporal research station in a remote part of Alaska, they learn the true purpose of their visit. At least, one of them does.< Less
The Young Trawler : Classic Scottish Fiction for Young Adults By R.M. Ballantyne
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A story of life and death and rescue on The North Sea. An exciting novel written in 1884. Young adult / juvenile fiction from Scotland.
Planetfall: Six Classic Science Fiction Short Stories By Susan Hart
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The Refugee - A cowboy finds a downed balloon, he thinks, and is shocked when the inhabitant emerges and starts to yell at him in a strange language. Terran Spies On An Alien Planet - A government... More > official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar. The Pied Piper of Spring - A galactic tinkerer is called to a small settlement on the planet known as Wesson, to take care of the rat population, which has exploded in the Spring. Weather Modification Sucks - A man with a restaurant on top of a hill worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected. Looking For Work In The Pop-Up Mall. A large mall springs up seemingly overnight in place of an apple orchard and suddenly; the number of stores inside intrigues the townspeople. Duplicity is a story set in the near future and it’s about a female police detective investigating a crime.< Less
In the Name of Love: Two Classic Science Fiction Stories By Susan Hart
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Recreating Genius - a very wealthy man and a collector of antique music and instruments, loses his wife and young son in an accident and becomes an alcoholic, but always holds out hope that he can... More > regain that lost happiness one day. A scientist contacts him, he sobers up, a plan is made, and a secret lab is funded. What emerges from the efforts of the doctor and the money provided by the man, is something that no one could have believed, let alone the man himself. The Right to Bear Arms - A physics professor is so distraught at his son’s death by a mentally deranged man carrying an automatic weapon, that he devises an incredible plan that he hopes will change history forever.< Less
Ramona (Classics of California and America Historical Fiction) By Helen Hunt Jackson
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An abiding classic, Ramona depicts the life and trials of a half-Scottish, half-Native American orphan, who experiences discrimination on the basis of her race. Unflinching in its depiction of... More > racial stigma and the consequent ills of poverty and misfortune, Ramona became sensationally popular in the United States. It prompted mass tourism via the freshly laid railway to the various locations described in the novel. It would also force many readers to contemplate the social disruption wrought by racism, and lead to several popular adaptations in Hollywood as well as for television. Although living in the adoptive care of a Mexican family, Ramona's Native American heritage means that none of her entrusted carers regard her with any love or affection. What's more, the arrival of new settlers and other rivals means the family must struggle, moving from place to place in search of a permanent place of abode while enduring abuse and stigma from the nascent society around them.< Less
Ramona (Classics of California and America Historical Fiction) (Hardcover) By Helen Hunt Jackson
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An abiding classic, Ramona depicts the life and trials of a half-Scottish, half-Native American orphan, who experiences discrimination on the basis of her race. Unflinching in its depiction of... More > racial stigma and the consequent ills of poverty and misfortune, Ramona became sensationally popular in the United States. It prompted mass tourism via the freshly laid railway to the various locations described in the novel. It would also force many readers to contemplate the social disruption wrought by racism, and lead to several popular adaptations in Hollywood as well as for television. Although living in the adoptive care of a Mexican family, Ramona's Native American heritage means that none of her entrusted carers regard her with any love or affection. What's more, the arrival of new settlers and other rivals means the family must struggle, moving from place to place in search of a permanent place of abode while enduring abuse and stigma from the nascent society around them.< Less
Quentin Durward (Medieval Classics of Fiction - Hardcover) By Walter Scott
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Quentin Durward is Sir Walter Scott's historical novel depicting the fierce rivalries among monarchs in the late Middle Ages. Our protagonist amid the power plays is the titular Quentin Durward.... More > Falling into the service of Louis XI as a Garde Écossaise (Scottish Guard) owing to his excellent archery skills, the young Scot bears witness to and is involved with the internecine intrigues and plotting ensuing between the King of France and the various nobles he views as mistrustful. A staunch royalist with loyalty for his benefactor, Quentin must heroically defend the monarch against would-be challengers to the throne and the king's authority. Throughout his adventures, Quentin fends off various dangers and perils, in a world where a single misstep can mean the gallows. As well as being a capable and nimble-footed combatant, Quentin has ambitions to win - through gallantry and surefooted combat - a French noblewoman's hand in marriage.< Less
The Craft of Fiction By Percy Lubbock
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The Classic Critique of Fiction So Good It Was Scapegoated "No more substantial or more charming volume of criticism has been published in our time. To say that this is the best book on the... More > subject is probably true but it is more to the point to say that it is the only one." -Times Literary Supplement The reigning masterpiece on the creation and criticism of fiction, The Craft of Fiction is a seminal important work by essayist, and literary critic Percy Lubbock. Lubbock's outlook in this publication is an obvious extension to that of Henry James and he works to illustrate the craft by referencing many important and classic novels including Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary and Henry James' The Ambassadors. The Craft of Fiction is highly recommended for those who enjoy literary criticism works. Every every writer needs a copy on his shelves for ready reference. Get Your Copy Now.< Less

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