This book contains 350 short stories from 50 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. Wisely chosen by the literary critic August Nemo for the book series 7 Best Short Stories, this omnibus contains the stories of the following writers: Mary Shelley D. H. Lawrence Ellis Parker Butler Anthony Trollope Zona Gale Emma Orczy Don Marquis Charles W. Chesnutt Kathleen Norris Stanley G. Weinbaum Honoré de Balzac M. R. James Banjo Paterson Bret Harte Henry Lawson W. W. Jacobs Charlotte M. Yonge Mary E. Wilkins Freeman L. Frank Baum O. Henry William Dean Howells T. S. Arthur Sherwood Anderson Robert Barr Lafcadio Hearn Giovanni Verga Hamlin Garland Émile Zola Stewart Edward White Sarah Orne Jewett Willa Cather George Ade Robert W. Chambers Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson Ruth McEnery Stuart Lord Dunsany George Gissing Théophile Gautier Paul Heyse Selma Lagerlöf Thomas Burke Edith Nesbit Arthur Morrison Saki (H.H. Munro) Stacy Aumonier John Galsworthy E. W. Hornung Ernest Bramah
La Peri Rossa è l’astronave pirata più temuta di tutto il Sistema Solare. Da anni semina il terrore tra le flotte commerciali, e solo per caso il fisico Frank Keene si imbatte nella sua base su Plutone.E quando scopre che il pirata a capo della ciurma è una splendida fanciulla che agisce per vendicare il padre, diventa difficile capire il confine tra il bene e il male.Completano il volume Folle Pianeta e Marea lunare, due racconti in cui il talento di Weinbaum si coniuga ai temi dell’ecologia spaziale.
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum (April 4, 1902 – December 14, 1935) was an American science fiction writer. His story "A Martian Odyssey", was published to great acclaim in July 1934, but he died from lung cancer less than a year and a half later. A crater on Mars is named in Weinbaum's honor. This collection contains his following stories : The Dark Other The Ideal The Point of View The World of If Valley of Dreams Pygmalion's Spectacles A Martian Odyssey This collection will please all sci-fi enthusiasts. 97 000 words - Approximately 323 pages.
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