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History & Criticism
mobi, epub |eng | 2011-09-29 | Author:Arthur C. Clarke

20 Mechanical Boy In the last year of his life, H. P. Lovecraft shocked the teenage Willis Conover by regretting that he could not secure some regular employment at any ...
( Category: History & Criticism February 17,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:J.R.R. Tolkien & J. R. R. Tolkien

( Category: Epic March 30,2018 )
epub |eng | 2010-01-01 | Author:J. R. R. Tolkien [Tolkien, J. R. R.]

That was one of his most miserable moments. But he soon made up his mind that it was no good trying to do anything till day came with some little ...
( Category: Epic January 8,2018 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Tolkien, J. R. R. [Tolkien, J. R. R.]

So the glad days passed; and on the eighth day of May the Riders of Rohan made ready, and rode off by the North-way, and with them went the sons ...
( Category: Epic November 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2002-11-06 | Author:David Lodge [David Lodge]

Furthermore, Forster grafted onto the form of the well-made traditional novel a subtle use of symbolic patterning, the repetition-with-variation of resonant phrases and images, which he himself called, in his ...
( Category: General May 18,2017 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-07 | Author:Steven Shaviro

FIVE Thinking Like a Killer Michael Swanwick’s short story “Wild Minds” (1998) reads like a riposte to Scott Bakker’s Neuropath – even though it was written a decade earlier. The ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy May 2,2016 )
epub |eng | 2012-02-15 | Author:J. R. R Tolkien [Tolkien, J. R. R]

Chapter 6 MANY PARTINGS When the days of rejoicing were over at last the Companions thought of returning to their own homes. And Frodo went to the King as he ...
( Category: Epic April 2,2016 )
epub |eng | 1988-01-02 | Author:Jones, Stephen & Newman, Kim [Jones, Stephen & Newman, Kim]

*** Disaster is a proud tradition in fantastic literature, from H. G. Wells' Martian invasion to such modern-day bestsellers as Swan Song and War Day. The fifties and the early ...
( Category: Anthologies March 19,2016 )
epub |eng | 2010-08-17 | Author:Robert A. Heinlein & William H. Patterson, Jr. [Heinlein, Robert A. & Patterson,, William H. Jr.]

Your urge to work on stories may be prophetic, or a symptom of one of two things. Either that the plant there is beginning to run reasonably smoothly, or that ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy March 14,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:William H. Patterson, Jr.

25 ON TO OTHER THINGS Editors and publishers had always sent Heinlein manuscripts hoping to get a comment to use on the book jacket. Most of the time he was ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy March 14,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Brian Clegg

12. BEAM ME UP If your first experience of teleportation was Star Trek and the all-too-frequent requests to Mr. Scott to be beamed up (wonderfully parodied in Galaxy Quest), then ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy January 24,2016 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2015-09-08 | Author:David J. Peterson

Geilää liivinith domintaath. (domintaa “scout,” nominative) “The warrior attacked with a scout (or accompanied by a scout).” Benefactive: The benefactive case is used with a noun on behalf of whom ...
( Category: Fiction January 4,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-26 | Author:Diana Gabaldon

N Nan—A former prostitute at Magda’s, she was apparently a favorite of Harry Quarry when he utilized the facility. [PM] Nanny Elspeth—William’s dour, stoic nanny when he was a child ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy December 5,2015 )
epub |eng | 2009-05-16 | Author:Martin, R.R. George [Martin, R.R. George]

EDDARD He dreamt an old dream, of three knights in white cloaks, and a tower long fallen, and Lyanna in her bed of blood. In the dream his friends rode ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy November 26,2015 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-02 | Author:James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel [Kelly, James Patrick & Kessel, John]

For what makes SF wonderful and complicated is that mix of speculation and the fabulous: SF is both think-fiction and dream-fiction. For the first 60-odd years of the century American ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy November 24,2015 )