Wednesday, June 9, 2010

New at Project Gutenberg (9 June 2010)

Links on author, publisher, or year fetch more matching fiction.

  1. Winston K Marks' "Mate in Two Moves"; download; Galaxy, May 1954: "Murt's Virus was catastrophically lethal, but it killed in a way no disease had ever thought of--it loved its victims to death!"
  2. Raymond F Jones' "The Unlearned"; download; If, August 1954: "The scientists of Rykeman III were conceded by all the galactic members to be supreme in scientific achievement. Now the Rykes were going to share their vast knowledge with the scientists of Earth. To any question they would supply an answer--for a price. And Hockley, of all Earth's scientists, was the stubborn one who wanted to weigh the answers with the costs..."
  3. Richard Stockham's "The Valley"; download; If, June 1955: "If you can't find it countless millions of miles in space, come back to Earth. You might find it just on the other side of the fence--where the grass is always greener."
Related: Fiction from old "pulp" magazines.