Science Fiction & Fantasy


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Carina Press is not a vanity publisher and the author is not asked to pay for publication, editing, cover art or other services. Dracula and Holmes are reunited in Seance for a Vampire (1994), and Dracula must battle his own brother in A Sharpness in the Neck 300 (1996). Movie Genres and Mulholland Drive - As humans we love to analyze and then categorize items by their similarities and movies are no different, consequently grouping movies by genre gives us an expectation of what a film will be before it is viewed.

Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Alien Species (Star


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An unexpected adventure with Uncle Harvey will leave Tom's life changed forever.. New scientific formulas or machines to turn people invisible. or become self-aware and want to destroy the human race. etc. science fiction films have been able to visually depict this myth of automation and its destructive potential. Hugo: Pr�face de Cromwell), de l'opuscule ( D�fense et illustration de la langue fran�aise de J. The last two dec-ades have witnessed the acceptance—at times reluctant—of science fiction as a legitimate genre of mainstream literature, akin to medieval allegory and romance.

H.G. Wells: Traversing Time (Early Classics of Science


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Just like on Netflix or at the Redbox, where you can choose to search movies by category (thriller, action, romance, comedy, family), the genre is usually the first thing someone wants to know about your book. And a hunted data-vampire has followed Boris to where she is forbidden to return. After Life (1993) mixes the walking dead with psychic possession. A novel intended to arouse feelings of excitement or suspense. This sub-category of the original Historical sub-genre became popular enough to warrant its own separate category.

Modern Science Fiction & the American Literary Community



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On y trouve à la fois les grands thèmes de la SF que sont les voyages interstellaires, des technologies avancées : laser, bionique.... et des éléments de la fantasy : présence de magie, créatures fantastiques comme les dragons. Todorov: Introduction � la litt�rature fantastique. Readings will include examples of English and American sf and translations of foreign works. Through the Advanced Search Page, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Author, Subject, ISBN, etc or you can narrow your focus using our amazing set of criteria parameters.

Into the Mirror


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In about 1945-46 Palmer was responsible for introducing Lewis to Ruth Pitter, of whom Lewis said that if he was the kind of man who got married, he would have wanted to marry her. In 1998 Lynn returned to fantasy with Dragon’s Winter. The forces of law and order in Discworld’s largest city struggle to apprehend a murderous dragon, spoofing a number of detective fiction tropes in the process. There is a genuine wishing well in The Well Wishers (1960), and in Seven Day Magic (1962) a charmed talisman answers requests with sometimes humorous results.

The Measured Word: On Poetry and Science


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The Conservatives and their allies are opposed to great changes in society, they uphold private enterprise and freedom from state control, and they stand for the maintenance of order and authority at home and the protection of the national interest in foreign relations. This was the middle volume of a loosely connected series about a magic shop that began with The Monster’s Ring (1989) and continued with Jennifer Murdley’s Toad (1992), an amusing variation of the charmed prince story, and The Skull of Truth (1997).

Beyond the Wall: Exploring George R. R. Martin's A Song ...



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His horrors can originate in as mundane an activity as cleaning a car or involve some bizarre extreme such as stolen human organs. Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 - 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fictio... During the day Fleete’s behavior grows more and more bestial. In this course, we will use works of science fiction as a medium for consideration of religious themes.

The Generation Starship in Science Fiction: A Critical


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However, as you know, my habits are irregular, and such a feat means less to me than to most men. The author’s indictment of experimental practices is at times bitter, and the expressed hope that humanity will eventually learn the error of its ways is cast into doubt by the ending, in which the rebellious animals are all destroyed. He's also been published in most of the popular American history magazines, including American History, America's Civil War, Old West, and True West.

Reading Richard Matheson: A Critical Survey


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They hunt the more powerful males down with rifles, but the women are often muzzled and sold to clubs, where they dance naked in cages for the amusement of the clientele. Guardian (1993), another evil child story, is only marginally better. Found - an article by Ellery Queen -Some curious changes in book titles in the omnibus Carrousel for bibliophiles, a treasury of tales, narratives, songs, epigrams and sundry curious studies relating to a noble theme by William Targ (Duschnes, New York 1947.) The book is a late example of one of those bibiophilic tomes that were published in such numbers at the end of the 19th century (Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac, Autolycus of the Book-Stalls, Shadows of the Old Booksellers, The Souls of Books, Book Song, Behind my Library Door, The Romance of Book Collecting etc., etc.,) and are now almost unknown.

The History of Dragonlance: Being the Notes, Journals, and



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Thinking of a word but can’t pinpoint what it is? The book even describes a possible enhancement to Babbage's machine; a device that allows the engine to be used remotely, through telegraph lines. Each different place and time period was full of so much history and depth. As Chris Carlsen he was responsible for the Berserker series, Shadow of the Wolf (1977, The Bull Chief (1977), and The Horned Warrior (1979), in which a Viking warrior is cursed by Odin to wander the world subject to fits of intense, uncontrollable rage.

The Monsters and the Critics