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    A Princess of Mars

    by Burroughs, Edgar Ric

    Download Rank: 14

    It is the first tale in the classic Martian novel series of Edgar Rice Burroughs. At the center of the series is the protagonist John Carter, a Confederate Captain of the American Civil War, who finds himself mysteriously transported to the planet Mars.
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    The Gods of Mars

    by Burroughs, Edgar Ric

    Download Rank: 187

    After John Carter's arrival, a boat of Green Martians on the River Iss are ambushed by the previously unknown Plant Men. The lone survivor is his friend Tars Tarkas, the Jeddak of Thark, who has taken the pilgrimage to the Valley Dor to find Carter. Having saved their own lives, Carter and Tars Tarkas discover that the Therns, a white-skinned race of self-proclaimed gods, have for eons deceived the Barsoomians elsewhere by disseminating that the pilgrimage to the Valley Dor is a journey to paradise.
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    Warlord of Mars

    by Burroughs, Edgar Ric

    Download Rank: 183

    After the horrendous battle at the end of the previous book, which ended with the destruction of the religion of Issus. Carter's friend Xodar has become the new Jeddak (chief or king) of the black Martian First Born, and those white Martian therns who reject the old religion likewise gain a new unnamed leader, but there are still some who wish to keep the old discredited religion going, including the therns' erstwhile leader, the Holy Hekkador Matai Shang.
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    The Mysterious Islan

    by Verne, Jules

    Download Rank: 95

    Sales Rank: 8

    Five Union prisoners escape from the siege of Richmond in a balloon, are blown off course and crash on an uncharted island. They must learn to rebuild a society for themselves while awaiting rescue.
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    Flatland: A Romance

    by Abbott, Edwin Abbott

    Download Rank: 193

    describes the journeys of A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women-thin, straight lines-are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Through strange occurrences that bring him into contact with a host of geometric forms, Square has adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions) and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions—a revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two-dimensional world.
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    The Strange Case of

    by Stevenson, Robert Lo

    Download Rank: 10

    It is about a London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. The novella's impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" coming to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next.
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    A Thousand Degrees B

    by Leinster, Murray

    Download Rank: 177

    A Thousand Degrees Below Zero. A mad genius threatens to freeze earth's waterways unless he is acclaimed emperor of the planet.
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    The Silver Menace

    by Leinster, Murray

    Download Rank: 178

    The Silver Menace. An ecological disaster turns the oceans into masses of muck and unleashes a creeping doom on all mankind.
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    The Secret Martians

    by Sharkey, Jack

    Download Rank: 182

    The hero is sent by the Brain, a huge computer which helps run the government, to be sent to Mars along with the Amnesty, a badge that gives him authority to do anything, and with a collapsar, the weapon reserved for governement Security, in order to solve the problem of the disappearance of a bunch of Space Scouts -- young boys who had been on a trip to Mars. His main problem is a gorgeous girl with thename Snow White, elder sister of one of the presumably kidnapped Space Scouts. Her ability to distract him allows her to steal his Amnesty, and he vacillates between anger at her and helpless lust. He keeps trying to solve the main problem, even without his Amnesty badge, and ends up encountering some of the lizardlike aliens.
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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: 186

    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: 141

    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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    A Princess of Mars

    by Burroughs, Edgar Rice

    It is the first tale in the classic Martian novel series of Edgar Rice Burroughs. At the center of the series is the protagonist John Carter, a Confederate Captain of the American Civil War, who finds himself mysteriously transported to the planet Mars.