Perilous Galaxy

Author: John E. Muller
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473204399
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Perilous Galaxy from the Author: John E. Muller. The only lesson we learn from history is that we never learn from history. Primitive weakness destroys just as surely in the age of Rock and Roll as it did in the days of the harp or the spinet. Man has nothing to fear so much as human frailty. Material progress alone means nothing. Whether you kill your enemy with a club, a musket or an atomic bomb...he is equally dead! Civilisation will be mo better a thousand years from now unless man changes his nature. An ape in a space ship is just as much a jungle beast as an ape in a tree. Fear is the fetter that holds the cave man, the twentieth century man and the space man of tomorrow. Doubt is his chain.

Perilous Planet Earth

Author: Trevor Palmer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521819282
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Perilous Planet Earth from the Author: Trevor Palmer. A readable 2003 account of the history of natural disasters throughout history.

Galaxy 666

Author: Pel Torro
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473204151
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Galaxy 666 from the Author: Pel Torro. They had reached the very limits of space. Nothing lay ahead except the evil planet, waiting to destroy. NOTES FROM CAPTAIN BRONET'S LOG: It looked like a lizard, or a snake with legs. It had a large flattish head, three eyes set in triangular formation, and a round food-intake in the centre of the "face." There was no chin. The head perched high on a mottled, leathery neck. The skin on its back was ribbed and corrugated. This creature was the first living thing we encountered on the sinister planet...

The Perilous Trade

Author: Roy Macskimming
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551992612
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The Perilous Trade from the Author: Roy Macskimming. A book that will fascinate and inform readers who love Canadian writing “Publishing Canadian books has always been an experiment. Like the great experiments of building a transcontinental railway and a national broadcasting system, it constitutes one of the nation’s defining acts. Publishing, after all, is a people’s way of telling its story to itself.” –from the Introduction Part cultural history, part personal memoir, this accomplished, sweeping, yet intimate book demonstrates that the story of Canadian publishing is one of the cornerstones of our literary history. In The Perilous Trade, former publisher, literary journalist, and industry insider Roy MacSkimming chronicles the extraordinary journey of English-language publishing from the Second World War to the present. During a period of unparalleled transformation, Canada grew from a cultural colony fed on the literary offerings of London and New York to a mature nation whose writers are celebrated around the world. Crucial to that evolution were three generations of book publishers – mavericks, gamblers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and true believers – sharing a conviction that Canadians need books of their own. Canadian publishing has long made headlines -be it Jack McClelland’s outrageous publicity stunts, American takeovers, the collapse of venerable imprints, or bold political moves to ensure the industry’s survival. Roy MacSkimming takes us behind the headlines to draw memorable portraits of the men and women who built Canada’s literary renaissance. With a novelist’s eye for character and incident, he weaves their tangled relationships with authors, agents, booksellers and each other into a lively narrative rich in anecdote and revealing personal recollection. Canadian publishers large and small have nurtured a literature of extraordinary diversity and breadth, MacSkimming argues, giving us English Canada’s greatest cultural achievement. From the Hardcover edition.

The Galaxy

Author: William Conant Church
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The Galaxy from the Author: William Conant Church.

Science Fiction And Fantasy Literature

Author: R. Reginald
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 0941028763
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Science Fiction And Fantasy Literature from the Author: R. Reginald. Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, A Checklist, 1700-1974, Volume one of Two, contains an Author Index, Title Index, Series Index, Awards Index, and the Ace and Belmont Doubles Index.

Contemporary Science Fiction Authors

Author: Robert Reginald
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434478580
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Contemporary Science Fiction Authors from the Author: Robert Reginald. This bio-bibliography of the golden age of the science fiction field includes 308 biographies compiled from questionnaires sent to the authors, and chronological lists of 483 writers' published works. This facsimile reprint of the 1975 edition includes a title index, introduction, and minor corrections. A now-classic guide to the major and minor SF writers active in the early 1970s.

The X Machine

Author: John E. Muller
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473204496
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The X Machine from the Author: John E. Muller. Sally McQuire worked for an unusual organisation. She was an undercover agent for the I.P.F., but her friends knew her only as a scatter-brained night club dancer. Then came the Thing. At first there were just off paragraphs in provincial papers. A cow disappeared. Fish stopped biting. Finally Jon Vardo, a shepherd, vanished without a trace. The I.P.F. put Sally on the track. She discovered a strange common denominator linking the events. There was a mathematical and geographical sequence. Sally arranged to be at the next danger zone, and then she too vanished. This is a story of humanity at its best, locked in a life and death struggle with a cruel, cold culture of Beings from the Beyond. This is a story of humanity fighting against incredible odds and fantastic weapons. Can the mind of man hold its own against deadly, sinister Intelligence from beyond the stars?

Micro Infinity

Author: John E. Muller
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473204453
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Micro Infinity from the Author: John E. Muller. BY JOHN E. MULLER The botanist claims that human life depends indirectly on the chlorophyll in the green leaf. The leaf depends on sunlight. But both depend upon the atom. No atoms, no physical matter, no physical universe! Microscope experts peer closely into the mysteries of the human body, into the mysteries of the green lead, into the mysteries of the chemical elements. It is hardly feasible to subject an atom to microscopic examination. But what if it was possible? What if a new technique of observation was discovered? A strange, revolutionary "seeing" without recourse to the photon. The microscope might reveal scientific impossibilities which would shake the universe to its foundations. Smallness hold more terrors than greatness.