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Out of this World: Excerpts from Early Science Fiction By Nikki Fisher
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These excerpts are more than a sample platter. They’re a big bang, packing in rich stories from early science fiction, across the span of space and time. Enter the mind of Lucian, who... More > hypothesized about interstellar travel in the second century. Join Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver on a seaward odyssey where he meets tiny, intelligent people on an exotic island. Mystify yourself by meeting Frankenstein, a strange doctor with an even stranger concoction. Dare to walk into Flatland, Edwin A. Abbott’s fantastical, two-dimensional world. Trespass on Mars with John Carter, Edgar Rice Burrough’s courageous narrator who finds himself in a romance with an interstellar princess. Open the pages and let the science unfold.< Less
Science Fiction-All You Want to Know About By Students’ Academy
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Introduction 5 What is Science Fiction? 5 Settings for Science Fiction 6 Different Definitions 8 History of Science Fiction 10 Innovation 16 Subgenres 17 Hard Science Fiction 18 Soft Science... More > Fiction 19 Cyberpunk 21 Time Travel 23 Alternate History 24 Military Science Fiction 25 Superhuman 26 Apocalyptic 27 Space Opera 28 Space Western 29 Other Sub-Genres 30 Related Genres 33 Fantasy 34 Horror Fiction 36 Mystery Fiction 37 Superhero Fiction 38 Science Fiction Fandom 39 Science Fiction Awards 41 Conventions, Clubs, and Organizations 42 Fanzines and Online Fandom 45 Fan Fiction 47 Science Fiction Studies 48 Science Fiction as Serious Literature 50 Science Fiction World-Wide 56 Frequently Used Science Fiction Themes 58 ............................................... ISBN: 978-1-257-64437-7< Less
Every Savage Can Reproduce: Pride and Prejudice-inspired Science Fiction By Enid Wilson
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In the futuristic society on Planet Earth, Elizabeth Bennet is accused of luring Fitzwilliam Darcy to an illegal establishment, which leads to their exile deep in the centre of a rebel planet. The... More > subsequent galactic war exposes dark secrets regarding the autocratic Queen Immortal. Will Elizabeth and Darcy discover their love for one another and find their way back to Earth? Set in the 39th Century, this novel is a tale of Pride and Prejudice-inspired science fiction, where Jane Austen’s characters take on new lives but still face the barrier of class distinction and seek to overcome their faults, as in the original classic. Initially written as a “choose-your-own” adventure, Wilson’s sexy new take on Austen’s novel received over 20,000 of page views and votes regarding the development of each chapter when it was posted in online forums.< Less
Golden Agers: Strange Romance By Mini Komix
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Golden Agers mixes weird with desire in Strange Romance. Bringing some of the strangest Golden Age comic book stories of sci-fi, we get to see love in all its fondest and fearful faces. Two newlyweds... More > go for an out of this world honeymoon in Space-Borne, an alien race trying to fit into human society finds out what really Conquers All, a time-travelling couple become Adam and Eve in A New Beginning, a diabolical deviant gets his pick of a space harem in 50 Girls 50, a Martian princess longs for her Earth lover in Lost In Space, and a scientist discovers a gorgeous scantily-clad tiny nymph in He Who Waits. Alien monsters, intergalactic amore, and sexy space cadets all wait for you in this phantasmagorical collection!< Less
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions By Edwin A. Abbott
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novel by the English schoolmaster Edwin A. Abbott. Writing pseudonymously as "a Square", Abbott used the fictional two-dimensional... More > world of Flatland to offer pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions, for which the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics, and computer science students. In Flatland Abbott describes a society rigidly divided in classes. Social ascent is the main aspiration of its inhabitants, apparently granted to everyone but in reality strictly controlled by the few that are already positioned at the top of the hierarchy. Freedom is despised, laws are cruel. Innovators are either imprisoned or suppressed. This world, as ours, is not prepared to receive 'Revelations from another world'.< Less
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions By Edwin A. Abbott
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. Writing pseudonymously as "a Square",Abbott used the fictional... More > two-dimensional world of Flatland to offer pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions, for which the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics, and computer science students. Several films have been made from the story, including a feature film in 2007 called Flatland. Other efforts have been short or experimental films, including one narrated by Dudley Moore and a short film with Martin Sheen titled Flatland: The Movie.< Less
A CAPTAIN IN THE RANKS: A Romance of Affairs By GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Uncommon Faire: A Fiction Sideshow By Rachel V. Olivier
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A compilation of flash fiction and short stories, previously published online and in print. Mixing children's tales, fantasy, romance, scifi and horror, these stories are now gathered together into... More > one book for your amusement and pleasure. Dip in and enjoy whenever you feel the need to go for a ride or visit the fun house... or a haunted one.... This edition includes some minor corrections and the addition of three photographs.< Less
A Closer Look at Fiction (Reader) By William Walter
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This anthology categorizes short stories by genre, such as stories of oral tradition, romance and adventure, detective and mystery, and science fiction. Many of the best classic authors are... More > represented in the anthology, including Katherine Mansfield, Leo Tolstoy, Guy de Maupassant, Anton Chekhov, Washington Irving, Thomas Malory, O. Henry, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bret Harte and Willa Cather.< Less
UnCommon Faire: A Fiction Sideshow By Rachel V. Olivier
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A compilation of flash fiction and short stories, previously published online and in print. Mixing children's tales, fantasy, romance, scifi and horror, these stories are now gathered together into... More > one book for your amusement and pleasure. Dip in and enjoy whenever you feel the need to go for a ride or visit the fun house... or a haunted one.... This edition has had some minor corrections, and the addition of some photographs. The covers were also slightly upgraded.< Less