Friday, May 2, 2008

** Rudyard Kipling's "With the Night Mail" (short story, hard sf)

Description of a perilous trans-Atlantic journey in an airship. Most interesting part of the story is the various airship accessory advertisements that appear after the main story ends.

Collected in.

  1. David Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Ed)'s "The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF".
  2. Kipling's collection "Actions and Reactions"; download collection.

Fact sheet.

First published: McClure's, November 1905.
Rating: B

Note: Why is this post so short?