Last forward and other stories

  • 152 Pages
  • 4.54 MB
  • English
R. Brimley Johnson , London
Statementby S. L. McIntosh ; illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.
The Physical Object
Pagination152p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19724581M

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It's a great way to see if you've missed any. Thank you for visiting. Paul Tremblay’s The Last Conversation is part of Forward, a collection of six stories of the near and far future from out-of-this-world authors.

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Forward Collection is a series of short fiction written by six authors. Blake Crouch came up with the idea for the series and writes one of the stories. Blake came up with the idea when he was in a discussion with his partner about emerging technologies.

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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell. A Russian nesting doll of a novel, each of the six interlocking stories in Cloud Atlas contains oblique references to the ones that directly precede and follow it. Add to that a unique chronological structure that moves forward and then backward in time and Mitchell’s virtuosic handling of an array of narrative styles — including historical fiction, thriller.

Supernaturally tinged stories from William T. Vollmann, author of the National Book Award winner Europe Central In this magnificent new work of fiction, his first in nine years, celebrated author William T. Vollmann offers a collection of ghost stories linked by themes of love, death, and the erotic.

The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas You can’t really discuss adventure stories without bringing Dumas into the conversation. His novels are still the gold standard when it comes to stories centered on a sense of esprit de corps and the origin of the idea people with a particular set of skills should not be mistreated.

The story begins with aspiring Musketeer d’Artagnan offending. Each book ends with an echo of the first novel’s last word, a subtle coda that ties together the stages of Rabbit’s life.

“In the deep glens where they lived all things were older than man. The Witcher stories. The Witcher short stories by the author Andrzej Sapkowski were first published in Polish science fiction and fantasy magazine Fantastyka, beginning in the first short story, "Wiedźmin" ("The Witcher") (), was written for a contest held by the magazine and won third place.

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Last Stories and Other Stories NPR coverage of Last Stories and Other Stories by William T. Vollmann. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Johnsy was sleeping when they went upstairs. Sue pulled the shade down to the window-sill, and motioned Behrman into the other room. In there they peered out the window fearfully at the ivy vine.

Then they looked at each other for a moment without speaking. A persistent, cold rain was falling, mingled with snow. The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure (Paperback).

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Reporting on politics, arts and culture. Written inthis book tells the story of a threat we face even today: nuclear war. A Soviet missile strike tears across the U.S., but a central Florida town is spared for the most part.

Survivors band together to try and rebuild a community, and fight back against bandits. "Pay It Forward"—a book poised to become a phenomenon—is a well-designed confection that author Catherine Ryan Hyde has executed with abundant skill.

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