The Country of the Blind and Other Stories
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
Number of pages: 464
In his early short fiction that H. G. Wells first explored the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets humor, man-eating squids invade the sleepy Devon coast, and strange kinks and portals in space and time lead to other worlds—a marvelous literary universe showcasing the author's fascination with the wonders and perils of scientific progress.
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by William Olaf Stapledon - Feedbooks
A poetic and deeply philosophical work, the true classics of SF. The book challenges preconceived notions of intelligence and awareness, and ultimately argues for a broadened perspective that would free us from our inevitable anthropomorphism.
by Peter Watts - Tor Books
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by Francis Rosenfeld - Smashwords
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