By Norman Spinrad
"IF WAGNER WROTE technology FICTION this can be the way in which HE may DO IT." — Harry Harrison well known technology fiction author Adolf Hitler's Hugo Award successful novel! Ferric Jaggar fastened the platform. A swastika of flame twenty toes excessive stood out in glory opposed to the evening sky in the back of him, bathing him in heroic firelight, flashing highlights off the brightwork of his sparkling black leather-based uniform, atmosphere his robust eyes ablaze. "I carry in my hand the good Truncheon of Held. I devote myself to the repurification of all Heldon with blood and iron, and to the extension of the kingdom of precise Humanity over the face of the whole Earth! by no means can we relaxation till the final mutant gene is swept from the face of the planet!"
Monté à douze ans dans les arbres, Côme, baron du Rondeau, décide de ne plus jamais en descendre. Nous sommes en 1770. Des années plus tard, toujours perché, il séduira une marquise fantasque et recevra Napoléon en grande pompe.
Autoportrait, conte philosophique, Le Baron perché est une éblouissante invention littéraire, où Côme circule au milieu des yeuses comme Calvino dans les lignes.
Freaks and clinical curiosities from 1896.
A number of amazing instances derived from an exhaustive learn of scientific literature. Abstracted, annotated, and indexed.
Authors: George M. Gould, MD, Walter L. Pyle, MD
Publisher: Bell Publishing Company
Date: 1956 facsimile variation of 1896 printing
Details: 296 b&w illustrations, 968 pages
By Robin Buss
"On what slim threads do lifestyles and fortune hang"
Thrown in criminal for a criminal offense he has no longer dedicated, Edmond Dantes is restrained to the bleak fort of If. There he learns of a superb hoard of treasure hidden at the Isle of Monte Cristo and he turns into made up our minds not just to flee, but in addition to unearth the treasure and use it to plan the destruction of the 3 males accountable for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic story of discomfort and retribution, encouraged by way of a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, used to be an important renowned luck whilst it used to be first serialized within the 1840s.
Robin Buss’s vigorous English translation is entire and unabridged, and is still trustworthy to the fashion of Dumas’s unique. This variation contains an advent, explanatory notes and proposals for extra reading.
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By Stendhal, Richard Howard
Balzac thought of it an important French novel of his time. André Gide later deemed it the best of all French novels, and Henry James judged it to be a masterpiece. Now, in an enormous literary occasion, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and uncommon translator Richard Howard offers a brand new rendition of Stendhal's epic story of romance, event, and courtroom intrigue set in early nineteenth-century Italy.
The Charterhouse of Parma chronicles the exploits of Fabrizio del Dongo, an ardent younger aristocrat who joins Napoleon's military ahead of the conflict of Waterloo. but possibly the novel's such a lot unforgettable characters are the hero's attractive aunt, the appealing Duchess of Sanseverina, and her lover, count number Mosca, who plot to extra Fabrizio's political occupation on the treacherous courtroom of Parma in a sweeping tale that illuminates a whole epoch of eu history.
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This variation comprises unique illustrations by way of Robert Andrew Parker and Notes and a Translator's Afterword by means of Richard Howard.
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