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The Inhabited Island

The Inhabited Island


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781613736005
Year of publication: 2020

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE INHABITED ISLAND PART I ROBINSON CRUSOE 1 Maxim opened the hatch a little way, stuck his head out, and apprehensively glanced at the sky. The sky was low and solid-looking, without that frivolous transparency that hints at the unfathomable depth of the cosmos and a multitude of inhabited worlds it was a genuine biblical firmament, smooth and impervious. And this firmament, which no doubt rested on the mighty shoulders of some local Atlas, was lit by an even ...

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Wanderers and Travellers

Wanderers and Travellers


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

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Year of publication: 1968

Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky WANDERERS AND TRAVELLERS The water in the pool was not very cold, but all the same I was frozen. I had been sitting on the bottom, right under the steep bank, and for a whole hour had been cautiously turning my head from side to side and peering into the dim greenish twilight. I had to sit without moving, for septopods are sensitive and suspicious animals, they are frightened off by the slightest sound or any abrupt movement and will disappear, to return only ...

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Six Matches

Six Matches


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

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Year of publication: 0

Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky Six Matches From MORE SOVIET SCIENCE FICTION book COLLIER BOOKS 1962 The Crowell-Collier Publishing company Translated from the Russian by R. Prokofieva I The Inspector laid aside his notebook. This is a very strange business, Comrade Leman. Very strange indeed. Do you think so said the Director of the institute. Dont you No, I dont. I think everything is perfectly clear. The Director spoke drily, staring out of the window at the empty sun-flooded square. His ...

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Monday Starts on Saturday

Monday Starts on Saturday


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781613739235
Year of publication: 2017

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky MONDAY STARTS ON SATURDAY But what is strangest and most incomprehensible of all, is how authors can choose such subjects. I confess I find this totally incomprehensible, it is as if no, no, I dont understand it at all. Nikolai Gogol Foreword by Adam Roberts Every now and then one chances upon a novel, little known in the West, that deserves to sell more copies than cookbooks. Monday Starts on Saturday is one such novel. As to why it is so little known in Anglophone ...

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The Snail on The Slope

The Snail on The Slope


Arkady Strugatsky

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Year of publication: 1980

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Snail on The Slope Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Snail on The Slope c Copyright Arcady And Boris Strugatsky c Copyright Translated from the Russian by Alan Meyers, 1980 Bantam Books, Inc., NY Original: Ulitka na sklone Chapter One From this height, the forest was like foam, luxuriant and blotchy, a gigantic world-encompassing porous sponge, like an animal waiting in concealment, now fallen asleep and overgrown with rough moss. A formless mask hiding a face, as ...

Keywords: biogenic civilization bureacracy
Prisoners of Power

Prisoners of Power


Arkady Strugatsky

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Year of publication: 1977

Arkady Strugatsky Prisoners of Power Arkady amp Boris Strugatsky Prisoners of Power Arcady And Boris Strugatsky Prisoners of Power c Text Arcady And Boris Strugatsky c Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon. c Translation from the Russian by Helen Saltz Jacobson, 1977 Collier Macmillan Publishing, London Original: Obitaemyi ostrov INTRODUCTION Early in these pages, when young Maxim dips his hand into a river on the alien planet on which he has just been marooned, and withdraws it hastily because the ...

Keywords: dystopia mind control postapocalypse
The Doomed City

The Doomed City


Arkady Strugatsky

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Year of publication: 2016

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Doomed City Copyright c 1989 by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Foreword copyright c 2016 by Dmitry Glukhovsky Afterword copyright c 2001 by Boris Strugatsky All rights reserved Published by Chicago Review Press Incorporated 814 North Franklin Street Chicago, IL 60610 ISBN 978-1-61374-996-8 This publication was effected under the auspices of the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation TRANSCRIPT Programme to Support Translations of Russian Literature. Library of Congress ...

Keywords: experimental city Mentors social experiment time-space continuum timelessness
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn


Arkady Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781612194332
Year of publication: 2015

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Dead Mountaineers Inn CUSTOM RE-COMPILATION with ILLUSTRATIONS Cover Design by Pahek Zeljko Illustrated by Gennadiy Novozhilov Copyright c 1970 by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Translation copyright c 2015 by Josh Billings First Melville House printing: March 2015 Melville House Publishing 145 Plymouth Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 and 8 Blackstock Mews Islington London N4 2BT mhpbooks.com facebook.commhpbooks melvillehouse Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication ...

Keywords: aliens detective extraterrestrial mystery robots
The Doomed City

The Doomed City


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781613735961
Year of publication: 2016

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE DOOMED CITY Hastily the vicious pike Called the small carp through his mike. Little carplings, hows your day Thanks, were doing quite OK. Valentin Kataev, Radiogiraffe I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars The Revelation of Saint John the Divine The Apocalypse FOREWORD: THE EXPERIMENT BY DMITRY GLUKHOVSKY No ...

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Definitely Maybe

Definitely Maybe


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 9781612192819
Year of publication: 2014

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky DEFINITELY MAYBE A MANUSCRIPT DISCOVERED UNDER STRANGE CIRCUMSTANCES CHAPTER 1 Excerpt 1. the white July heat, the hottest it had been in two hundred years, engulfed the city. The air shimmered over red-hot rooftops. All the windows in the city were flung open, and in the thin shade of wilting trees, old women sweated and melted on benches near courtyard gates. The sun charged past the meridian and sank its claws into the long-suffering bookbindings and the glass and ...

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The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky
Jeff VanderMeer

ISBN: 9781612194325
Year of publication: 2015

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE DEAD MOUNTAINEERS INN ONE MORE LAST RITE FOR THE DETECTIVE GENRE Reports from the Vingus region, near the city of Mur, indicate the arrival of a flying machine, from which yellow-green humanoids possessing three legs and eight eyes each have emerged. In their thirst for scandal, the bourgeois press has rushed to call these humanoids visitors from another planet FROM THE NEWSPAPERS INTRODUCTION BY JEFF VANDERMEER 1. Every man wears the face he deserves. Or put ...

Keywords: Humor Mystery Satire Thriller and Suspense
Hard to Be a God

Hard to Be a God


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky
Hari Kunzru

ISBN: 9781613748282
Year of publication: 2014

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky HARD TO BE A GOD Translated by Olena Bormashenko The sorrow that tortured me, the shame that overwhelmed me, the desperation that wracked my mind, all these I could then feel, but even now I can find no words to express them. Pierre Abelard Now one thing I have to tell you. In this particular show you have to be armed to enforce your authority. But youre not to use your weapon under any circumstances. Under any circumstances. Is that quite clear Ernest Hemingway ...

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Noon: 22nd Century

Noon: 22nd Century


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 0026151502
Year of publication: 1978

Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky NOON: 22nd CENTURY Translated from the Russian by Patrick L. McGuire Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon Introduction This great tapestry of interwoven short stories and novelettes was six years in the making. It is full of astonishments, and among the greatest is that the six years involved are 1960 to 1966. Sputnik, an object about the size of a beach ball, had made its tiny but profound mark on human history less than two and a half years before, dying in ...

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The Final Circle of Paradise

The Final Circle of Paradise


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 0879972645
Year of publication: 1976

Arkady Boris Strugatsky THE FINAL CIRCLE OF PARADISE There is but one problem the only one in the world to restore to men a spiritual content, spiritual concerns A. de St. Exupery CHAPTER ONE The customs inspector had a round smooth face which registered the most benevolent of attitudes. He was respectfully cordial and solicitous. Welcome, he murmured. How do you like our sunshine He glanced at the passport in my hand. Beautiful morning, isnt it I proffered him my passport and stood the ...

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Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky

ISBN: 0575079789
Year of publication: 2007

Arkady Boris Strugatsky ROADSIDE PICNIC Science Fiction Masterworks Volume 68 You have to make the good out of the bad because that is all you have got to make it out of. Robert Penn Warren Enter the SF Gateway In the last years of the twentieth century as Wells might have put it, Gollancz, Britains oldest and most distinguished science fiction imprint, created the SF and Fantasy Masterworks series. Dedicated to re-publishing the English languages finest works of SF and Fantasy, most of which ...

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