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Product Description: Before the term "science fiction" was adopted in the 1920s, there were "scientific romances," tales of amazing journeys beyond the limits of the known world. Jules Verne's imaginative novels of the mid-nineteenth century met with international success, whetting the public's appetite for fantastic fiction rooted in actual fact — a craving that H...read more
By Brian Stableford (editor)

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9780486808376 | Dover Pubns, January 18, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Before the term "science fiction" was adopted in the 1920s, there were "scientific romances," tales of amazing journeys beyond the limits of the known world.

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Product Description: Like others who withstood the pandemic, Sam Sewell lives in a subterranean shelter. The vast catacombs were built before the military's biological weapon leaked out, killing nine out of ten people and leaving the survivors so traumatized that they can barely tolerate each other's company...read more
By Brian Stableford (introduced by)

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9780486804101 | Dover Pubns, November 16, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Like others who withstood the pandemic, Sam Sewell lives in a subterranean shelter.

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Product Description: Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings...read more

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9781138868823 | Routledge, June 29, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation.

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Product Description: This is a new collection of seven French proto-science fiction stories devoted to explorations of the future, as imagined in the 1850s and early 1900s, translated and annotated by renowned science fiction writer and scholar Brian Stableford...read more
By Brian Stableford (editor)

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9781612271064 | Annotated edition (Gardners Books, July 31, 2012), cover price $25.35 | About this edition: This is a new collection of seven French proto-science fiction stories devoted to explorations of the future, as imagined in the 1850s and early 1900s, translated and annotated by renowned science fiction writer and scholar Brian Stableford.

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Product Description: They call it Asgard, the Home of the Gods. Beneath its artificial shell are at least three vast cave-systems, each one the size of an Earth-like world; and beneath those, possibly many more. No one knows how many layers there might be, and no one knows what secrets might be buried down at the "center"--if there is a center...read more

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9781434445032 | Gardners Books, July 18, 2012, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: They call it Asgard, the Home of the Gods.

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Product Description: In an epic novel the Washington Post called “riveting,” Brian Stableford brilliantly imagines a world ruled by a powerful aristocracy of vampires: long-lived, extraordinarily handsome humans who are immune to pain but must drink the blood of their common subjects...read more

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9781616082635 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, June 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In an epic novel the Washington Post called “riveting,” Brian Stableford brilliantly imagines a world ruled by a powerful aristocracy of vampires: long-lived, extraordinarily handsome humans who are immune to pain but must drink the blood of their common subjects.

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Product Description: A balloon ascent to the Heavens... A man with X-ray vision... A utopian metal city built on giant pylons above Paris... A sexless world in which women reproduce parthenogenetically and man is unknown... Is science insane? Unholy? See nine French authors of the 19th century grapple in a ground-breaking fashion with the future themes of science fiction...read more
By Brian Stableford (editor)

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9781612270029 | Gardners Books, April 29, 2011, cover price $28.70 | About this edition: A balloon ascent to the Heavens.

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Product Description: In the tradition of the old "Ace Doubles," two-in-one books (flip one over to read the second title)--here is the fourth Wildside Double. "Les Fleurs du Mal: A Tale of the Biotech Revolution," by Brian Stableford. In the year 2550, where premediated murder is supposedly impossible, a serial killer begins attacking very old men with specially bred plants that eat them from the inside out, creating the bizarre "flowers of evil" ("les fleurs du mal")...read more

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9781434411679 | Wildside Pr, August 15, 2010, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of the old "Ace Doubles," two-in-one books (flip one over to read the second title)--here is the fourth Wildside Double.

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Product Description: The new collection features 14 essays relevant to the Literary Decadence movement, including pieces on: Joris-Karl Huysmans, Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Aloysius Bertrand, Théophile Gautier, Victor Hugo, Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, Émile Zola, Edmond de Goncourt, and Anatole France...read more

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9781434411662 | Borgo Pr, August 15, 2010, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The new collection features 14 essays relevant to the Literary Decadence movement, including pieces on: Joris-Karl Huysmans, Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Aloysius Bertrand, Théophile Gautier, Victor Hugo, Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, Émile Zola, Edmond de Goncourt, and Anatole France.

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Product Description: Cris Ellsworth's life began to fall apart after he and his girlfriend Claire were tattooed with a nightingale and rose by the artist Devon Curtin, who was murdered on the following day. Now, twenty years later, Curtin's fans want to mount an exhibition of his work-including "The Nightingale and the Rose," which has never even been photographed...read more

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9781434411624 | Borgo Pr, August 15, 2010, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Cris Ellsworth's life began to fall apart after he and his girlfriend Claire were tattooed with a nightingale and rose by the artist Devon Curtin, who was murdered on the following day.

In the twenty-first century, with World War III looming, the future of humanity hangs in the balance, and biotechnology could decide the outcome for good or ill.

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9780312877736 | Tor Books, February 1, 2001, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In the twenty-first century, with World War III looming, the future of humanity hangs in the balance, and biotechnology could decide the outcome for good or ill.

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9780765342898 | Tor Science Fiction, March 1, 2002, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In the twenty-first century, with World War III looming, the future of humanity hangs in the balance, and biotechnology could decide the outcome for good or ill.

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9781429981026 | 1 edition (Tor Books, June 8, 2010), cover price $6.99

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Product Description: Once upon a time all literature was fantasy, set in a mythical past when magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an active hand in earthly affairs. As the mythical past was displaced in Western estimation by the historical past and novelists became increasingly preoccupied with the present, fantasy was temporarily marginalized until the late 20th century, when it enjoyed a spectacular resurgence in every stratum of the literary marketplace...read more

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9780810868298 | Scarecrow Pr, August 30, 2009, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Once upon a time all literature was fantasy, set in a mythical past when magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an active hand in earthly affairs.

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Product Description: It all begins innocently enough when the corpse of a London boxer is discovered at sunrise on the Place de la Concorde in Paris. But the man was reportedly seen in London only a couple of hours earlier... A great English detective and France's leading investigative reporter team up to solve a baffling mystery that will ultimately take them to a network of vast caverns under Paris inhabited by prehistoric monsters, waiting to be released...read more

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9781934543832 | Lightning Source Inc, May 30, 2009, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: It all begins innocently enough when the corpse of a London boxer is discovered at sunrise on the Place de la Concorde in Paris.

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Product Description: In the far future Earth is dying. Society has reverted to a more primitive life, much like the Middle Ages. Two men, Matthew and his brother John, who calls himself "Firefly," set out to find the time traveller, the one person who can give purpose to their existence, the one individual who can still access past technology...read more

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9780843962079 | Cosmos, May 26, 2009, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In the far future Earth is dying.

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Product Description: In this new collection of essays, well-known critic Brian Stableford presents twelve pieces on science-fiction and fantasy writers M. P. Shiel, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Humphry Davy, Robert Hunt, Vernon Lee, J. G. Ballard, James Morrow, Dean Koontz, and Terry Pratchett...read more

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9781434403384 | Borgo Pr, March 30, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In this new collection of essays, well-known critic Brian Stableford presents twelve pieces on science-fiction and fantasy writers M.

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Product Description: This second collection (after NEWS FROM THE MOON) of 13 proto-science fiction tales and other scientific romances, penned between 1796 and 1921, is translated and annotated by renowned science fiction writer and scholar Brian Stableford...read more
By Brian Stableford (trans)

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9781934543566 | Lightning Source Inc, March 30, 2009, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This second collection (after NEWS FROM THE MOON) of 13 proto-science fiction tales and other scientific romances, penned between 1796 and 1921, is translated and annotated by renowned science fiction writer and scholar Brian Stableford.

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Product Description: This new collection gathers together 45 of Stableford's best critical reviews on works of science fiction, fantasy, horror, decadent literature, and nonfiction books about these topics. His comments are witty, intelligent, and full of insight. Complete with comprehensive index.

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9781434403360 | Borgo Pr, March 27, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This new collection gathers together 45 of Stableford's best critical reviews on works of science fiction, fantasy, horror, decadent literature, and nonfiction books about these topics.

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Product Description: Allegations of "Satanic abuse" became fashionable in the late twentieth century, but such episodes actually date back many centuries. Well-known critic and historian Brian Stableford provides a thorough history of Satanism, from its earliest times to the modern period, and also examines the appearance of "His Nibs" in horror and other fiction...read more

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9781434403339 | Borgo Pr, March 17, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Allegations of "Satanic abuse" became fashionable in the late twentieth century, but such episodes actually date back many centuries.

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Product Description: Most of these ten stories belong to a loosely-knit series tracking the potential effects of possible developments in biotechnology on the evolution of global society. "A master of the SF short story"--Robert Reginald.

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9781434403322 | Borgo Pr, March 17, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Most of these ten stories belong to a loosely-knit series tracking the potential effects of possible developments in biotechnology on the evolution of global society.

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Product Description: A plastic surgeon of the future is charged with re-creating the face of Adam, the first man. Is he just a pawn in a scheme to defraud a billionaire, or does he seriously intend to fulfill his task. And if he's successful, what does it mean to the world at large?

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9781434402851 | Borgo Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A plastic surgeon of the future is charged with re-creating the face of Adam, the first man.

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Product Description: Eleven new tales of fantasy and horror based upon the classic originals by H. P. Lovecraft, Oscar Wilde, Hans Christian Andersen, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jules Verne, H. Rider Haggard, and Bram Stoker.

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9781434402868 | Borgo Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Eleven new tales of fantasy and horror based upon the classic originals by H.

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Product Description: 1821. Thanks to the technique recently discovered by Victor Frankenstein, it is now possible to resurrect the dead. The British Crown put their best man, former Scotland Yard Superintendent Gregory Temple on the trail of criminal mastermind Henri de Belcamp, a...read more

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9781934543634 | Lightning Source Inc, December 30, 2008, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: 1821.

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Product Description: For over a century, the Black Coats have ransacked Europe, accumulating wealth beyond the dreams of avarice. The location of their treasure is known only by their godfather, Colonel Bozzo-Corona, but now some members of the High Council of the criminal brotherhood have banded together to form the Companions of the Treasure, a cabal-within-the-cabal which plots to wrest that secret from their immortal master...read more

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9781934543269 | Lightning Source Inc, December 30, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: For over a century, the Black Coats have ransacked Europe, accumulating wealth beyond the dreams of avarice.

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Product Description: Felix Bodin's The Novel of the Future was first published in 1834. Although it attracted little attention at the time, it has since been solidly established as a landmark work within the canon of futuristic science fiction. As a prediction of life in the second half of 20th century, The Novel of the Future scores higher in its anticipations of moral progress than technological one...read more
By Brian Stableford (adapted by)

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9781934543443 | Lightning Source Inc, September 30, 2008, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Felix Bodin's The Novel of the Future was first published in 1834.

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