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    One Against the Moon

    by Wollheim, Donald A.

    Download Rank: 184

    A tale about a stowaway, on the first rocket to the moon. Trapped in an underground cavern of the moon, Robin Carew faced possible death-alone. Starvation was postponed only briefly. He had the two rabbits and a monkey that had accompanied him in the untested atomic rocket not designed for human passengers.
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    Later Than You Think

    by Leiber, Fritz

    Download Rank: 185

    Later Than You Think sets up a double twist in its conversation about a lost race that sounds very much like humanity…
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    Contagion

    by MacLean, Katherine

    Download Rank: 187

    Contagion opens on an alien world (Minos) with a hunting party consisting of four doctors –The hunting party is looking for native creatures because “if the animals were like Earth animals, their diseases might be like Earth diseases.” “Plague planets” had been responsible for the extinction of a number of colonies before stricter measures had been implemented. The hero soon discovers an unstoppable plague among her own crew.
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    The Alien

    by Jones, Raymond F.

    Download Rank: 188

    Speculate for a moment on the enormous challenge to archaeology when interplanetary travel is possible . . . and relics are found of a race extinct for half a million years! A race that was so far in advance of ours that they held the secret of life restoration! What happens when a member of that race is brought back after 500,000 years of death . . .
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    The Invisible Man: A

    by Wells, H. G. (Herber

    Download Rank: 140

    The Invisible Man is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells. Originally serialized in Pearson's Weekly in 1897, it was published as a novel the same year. The Invisible Man of the title is Griffin, a scientist who has devoted himself to research into optics and invents a way to change a body's refractive index to that of air so that it neither absorbs nor reflects light and thus becomes invisible. He successfully carries out this procedure on himself, but fails in his attempt to reverse it.
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    Frankenstein; Or, Th

    by Shelley, Mary Wollst

    Download Rank: 22

    Armed with the knowledge he has long been seeking, Victor spends months feverishly fashioning a creature out of old body parts. One climactic night, in the secrecy of his apartment, he brings his creation to life. When he looks at the monstrosity that he has created, however, the sight horrifies him.
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