Conversations with Octavia Butler (Literary Conversations Series) PDF

Conversations with Octavia Butler (Literary Conversations Series)

Len: 65
Author:
Number of pages: 288
Date Published: 2009-12-02

Octavia Butler (1947-2006) spent the majority of her prolific career as the only major black female author of science fiction. Winner of both the Nebula and Hugo Awards as well as a MacArthur "genius" ...

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The Road to Science Fiction: From Here to Forever (Road to Science Fiction (Scarecrow Press)) PDF

The Road to Science Fiction: From Here to Forever (Road to Science Fiction (Scarecrow Press))

Len: 93
Author:
Number of pages: 560
Date Published: 2003-07

Now in Paperback!The Road to Science Fiction is a six-volume anthology that covers the development of this genre from its earliest prototypes to the current day. Created originally to provide antholog ...

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Red Star: The First Bolshevik Utopia (Soviet History, Politics, Society, and Thought) PDF

Red Star: The First Bolshevik Utopia (Soviet History, Politics, Society, and Thought)

Len: 85
Author: Alexander Bogdanov
Number of pages: 272
Date Published: 1984-06-22

"[A] surprisingly moving story." ―The New Yorker"Bogdanov's novels reveal a great deal about their fascinating author, about his time and, ironically, ours, and about the genre of utopia as well as ...

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Origins of Futuristic Fiction PDF

Origins of Futuristic Fiction

Len: 29
Author: Paul Alkon
Number of pages: 356
Date Published: 2010-08-01

For nearly two thousand years, the future was a realm reserved for prophets, poets, astrologers, and practitioners of deliberative rhetoric. Then in 1659 the French writer Jacques Guttin published his ...

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Jack: A Life of C. S. Lewis PDF

Jack: A Life of C. S. Lewis

Len: 27
Author: George Sayer
Number of pages: 464
Date Published: 2005-06-20

As I walked away from New Buildings, I found the man that Lewis had called "Tollers" sitting on one of the stone steps in front of the arcade. "How did you get on?" he asked. "I think rather well. I ...

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Demigods and Monsters: Your Favorite Authors on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series PDF

Demigods and Monsters: Your Favorite Authors on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series

Len: 101
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Number of pages: 288
Date Published: 2013-07-02

Which Greek god makes the best parent?Would you want to be one of Artemis’ Hunters?Why do so many monsters go into retail?Spend a little more time in Percy Jackson’s world—a place where the gods ...

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Barlowe's Guide to Fantasy PDF

Barlowe's Guide to Fantasy

Len: 26
Author: Wayne Douglas Barlowe
Number of pages: 100
Date Published: 1996-11

Introduces fifty of the world's most awesome, incredible, startling, disturbing, and bizarre creatures, all rendered with exquisite accuracy and excruciating detail, spanning one thousand years of ...

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The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology PDF

The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology

Len: 68
Author: Tom Shippey
Number of pages: 416
Date Published: 2003-06-24

The Road to Middle-earth, Tom Shippey’s classic work, now revised in paperback, explores J.R.R. Tolkien’s creativity and the sources of his inspiration. Shippey shows in detail how Tolkien’s pro ...

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The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells (Road to Science Fiction (Scarecrow Press)) (Volume 1) PDF

The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells (Road to Science Fiction (Scarecrow Press)) (Volume 1)

Len: 107
Author:
Number of pages: 368
Date Published: 2002-11-01

Now in Paperback!Between an ancient Roman's trip to the moon and the fantastic tales of H.G. Wells lies a journey through time and space and an awesome evolution in scientific thinking. From Gilgamesh ...

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The Proverbs of Middle-earth PDF

The Proverbs of Middle-earth

Len: 28
Author: David Rowe
Number of pages: 234
Date Published: 2016-11-30

The works of JRR Tolkien are unique in English Literature, as they are filled with hundreds of original proverbs. ‘Not all those who wander are lost,’ ‘Faithless is he that says farewell when th ...

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