Microcosmic Tales: 100 Wondrous Science Fiction Short-Short Stories ePub download
by Isaac Asimov
- ISBN: 0800852389
- ISBN13: 978-0800852382
- ePub: 1969 kb | FB2: 1435 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Science Fiction
- Publisher: Taplinger Pub Co; 1st edition (January 1, 1981)
- Pages: 325
- Rating: 4.8/5
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Science-fiction miniatures by acclaimed writers offer intriguing portraits of a superman who lives in a real world of nuclear danger, an android that dreams of electric love, a universe put right by a cosmic tinkerer, and more. I have a fondness for these short short sf/f stories of old. It's mostly nostalgia, though Читать весь отзыв. MICROCOSMIC TALES: 100 Wondrous Science Fiction Short-Short Stories. Пользовательский отзыв - Kirkus. One hundred miniature sf short stories, most of them too gimmicky to induce more than a shrug-but a few old pros do provide some mini-pleasure.
50 Short Science Fiction Tales. Isaac Asimov: The Complete Stories, Vol. 1. Isaac Asimov. As a story grows shorter and shorter, all the fancy embroidery that length makes possible must go. In the short story, there can be no subplots; there is no time for philosophy; what description and character delineation there is must be accomplished with concision.
This is a list of short stories by American writer Isaac Asimov. Asimov is principally known for his science fiction, but he also wrote mystery and fantasy stories. This list includes Asimov's Foundation short stories, which were later collected into three novels known as the Foundation Trilogy. In this table, "year" refers to the year of publication, and in the case of magazines means the cover date (which is not always the year when the magazine actually appeared on sale).
Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Stories Rain, Rain, Go Away Isaac Asimov. The Wrights and the Sakkaros are neighbors
Science Fiction or Fantasy Short Stories. These short stories feature advanced sci-fi technology and other fantastical things not possible in our world. Rain, Rain, Go Away Isaac Asimov. The Wrights and the Sakkaros are neighbors. The Sakkaros like to be out in the sun but they rush inside at the possibility of rain. The Wrights are curious about them, so they invite the Sakkaros’s out to a carnival. The Machine that Won the War Isaac Asimov. Earth has just won a war against the Denebians. Major decisions in the war effort were made by a computer called Multivac.
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True, science fiction has always reserved a special niche for the short short story or outrageous gag. But after about ten in a row your eyes start to glaze over. Among the better mini-scenarios here: Edward Wellen's vignette of St. Nick in the land of Big Brother ("Sanity Clause"), Alfred Bester's last representative of Homo Megalomaniacus ("The Die-Hard"), Hayford Peirce's "Mail Supremacy" with its brilliant confirmation of a long-suspected inverse relationship between time and distance in the ways of the Post Office.