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Author: Friedrich Wilhelm Mader
ISBN13: 978-0883553749
Title: Distant worlds: The story of a voyage to the planets (Classics of science fiction)
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Language: English
Publisher: Hyperion Press (1976)
Pages: 343

Distant worlds: The story of a voyage to the planets (Classics of science fiction) by Friedrich Wilhelm Mader

Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Distant worlds: The story of a voyage to the planets. by. Friedrich Wilhelm Mader, Max Shachtman (translator). Robert A. Graef (illustrator). Unknown Binding, (Classics of science fiction), 343 pages. Published May 1st 1976 by Hyperion Press (first published 1911).

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. The 1979 series that was turned into a movie in 2005 is among the classic science fiction books everyone should read, mainly due to the fact of its enormous ingenuity, but also because it's an enjoyable ride, full of hilarity and mismatched depravity.

Distant Worlds: The Story Of A Voyage To - Charles Scribner s Sons, New York 1932 - Original pale orange cloth lettered. Some minor restoration to the jacket visible only from the reverse. A lovely copy of this classic science fiction novel. Last Found On: 2017-05-20 Check availability: AbeBooks. Browse more rare books from the year 1932.

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Science fiction may make predictions about life in the future. Science fiction often deals with aliens or with life on other worlds. Science Fiction, genre of fiction set in some imaginary time or place. Descriptions of trips to the Moon appear in the 17th-century writings of figures as diverse as British prelate and historian Francis Godwin, French writer Cyrano de Bergerac, and German astronomer Johannes Kepler, among others. One of the finest tales of an imaginary voyage is Gulliver's Travels (1726) by Anglo Irish writer Jonathan Swift.

Hard Science Fiction. Nothing in the history of mankind has opened our eyes to the possibilities of science as has the development of atomic power. In the last 200 years, people have seen the coming of the steam engine, the steamboat, the railroad locomotive, the automobile, the airplane, radio, motion pictures, television, the machine age in general. Choose one of his well-known works and identify a specific scientific invention in his story that remained plausible for generations before the science actually caught up.

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Classics of Science Fiction. Posted on May 7, 2016 by Mike Glyer. By John Hertz: We’ll discuss two Classics of SF at MidAmeriCon II, one discussion each. You’ll be welcome to join in. I’m still with A classic is an artwork that survives its time. Have you re-read them? Robert A. Heinlein Between Planets (1951). And it would be unfair to the original winner to select a new one – it’s a bit too much like saying no, giving the Hugo to that book was a mistake.

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