Recorded Time and Other Stories

Paradoxicide by Richard Dinnick. On the legendary lost planet of Sendos, the Doctor and Peri find themselves caught up in the hunt for the cache of galaxy-busting super-weapons stored inside its fabled Armoury.

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Author: Matt Fitton

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ISBN: 1844355780

Category: Science fiction plays

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Paradoxicide by Richard Dinnick. On the legendary lost planet of Sendos, the Doctor and Peri find themselves caught up in the hunt for the cache of galaxy-busting super-weapons stored inside its fabled Armoury.

Morse s Greatest Mystery and Other Stories

The fastest recorded time for completing The Times crossword under test conditions is 3 minutes 45 seconds, by Mr. Roy Dean, of Bromley, Kent.

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Author: Colin Dexter

Publisher: Fawcett

ISBN: 9780307778963

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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"DELIGHTFUL." --The Wall Street Journal In short mysteries so brilliantly plotted they'll confound the cleverest of souls, Inspector Morse remains as patient as a cat at a mouse hole in the face of even the most resourceful evildoers. Muldoon, for instance, the one-legged bomber with one fatal weakness . . . the quartet of lovers whose bizarre entanglements Morse deciphers only after a beautiful woman is murdered . . . and those artful dodgers who catch the cunning and very respectful Morse with his pants down. There are mysteries featuring new characters and some familiar ones, including the great Sherlock Holmes, and a royal flush of American crooks. "BRILLIANT . . . Inspector Morse is back, and more than welcome." --Houston Chronicle "Fear not. In Dexter's dexterous hands, the short-form Morse is every bit as wily and irascible as he is in the the popular Morse novels and the long-running PBS Mystery! series." --The Raleigh News & Observer

Pitch Woman and Other Stories

Transcribing the three and one-half minutes of recording time reproduced here took between three and fours hours of repeated listening to my tape-recorded, ...

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Author: Coquelle Thompson

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803206229

Category: Social Science

Page: 250

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Despite the political instability characterizing twentieth-century Taiwan, the value of baseball in the lives of Taiwanese has been a constant since the game was introduced in 1895. The game first gained popularity on the island under the Japanese occupation, and that popularity continued after World War II despite the withdrawal of the Japanese and an official lack of support from the new state power, the Chinese Nationalist Party.

Killing Time and Other Stories

He had already followed rule two—Give your story an interesting title, ... It was a record of departed love which had a mildly nostalgic quality to Tiny, ...

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Author: Joel Townsley Rogers

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781605430010

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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From THE JURY BOX, Jon Breen's critical column in ELLERY QUEEN Mystery Magazine: *** Joel Townsley Rogers: Killing Time and Other Stories, with introduction and afterword by Alfred Jan, Ramble House, Six longish pulp stories, dating from 1934 to 1947, represent an undervalued writer. The title story about a disabled World War II veteran trying to break into mystery writing, offers affectionate parody and fair-play detection, while the magazine version of the classic The Red Right Hand captures its offbeat flavor only slightly less effectively than at full length. The outre plots often involve coincidence, though not to the fantastical extent of Harry Stephen Keeler, whose complete works are offered by Ramble House. (An indispensable companion is the earlier Rogers collection Night of Horror and Other Stories [Ramble House, including the much anthologized minor classic "The Murderer" and a Rogers bibliography compiled by son Tom Rogers, expanded by Francis M. Nevins.) And here's what four of America's favorite authors-about-town have to say about Ramble House's two Joel Townsley Rogers' collections, NIGHT OF HORROR and KILLING TIME- "Rogers was the real deal, author of a true masterpiece, The Red Right Hand, and a pulp man who could, and did, do it all. If you want the strong heady thrill of genuine pulp - and not the pale imitation that came later - latch on to both of these collections immediately." - Ed Gorman "Killing Time collects six pulp novellas by Joel Townsley Rogers, including the original version of the classic The Red Right Hand, along with a story about a pulp writer and a story with a character named Captain Sparrow, whom I like to think is a distant cousin to the famous Pirate of the Caribbean. Highly recommended!" - Bill Crider "The six tales gathered here are among Joel Townsley Rogers' most accomplished pulp magazine contributions of the 30s and 40s - cleverly plotted, highly atmospheric, suspenseful, and dripping with menace. The original magazine version of his classic crime novel, The Red Right Hand, and Alfred Jan's insightful analyses of Rogers' work, are the highlights. Killing Time is a must for every connoisseur of vintage crime fiction." - Bill Pronzini "Ramble House has specialized in bringing neglected (and sometimes alternative) geniuses back into print. First came the great Harry Stephen Keeler, then the so-clever Norman Berrow. More recently Ramble House has been sparking the rehabilitation of Joel Townsley Rogers, a versatile and prolific author who seemed to be totally forgotten save for one novel, The Red Right Hand. Killing Time is the second Ramble House collection of Rogers's shorter fiction, and every story in it, from the 1934 'Murder of the Dead Man' to the 1947 title story, hits with a wallop and a sting. Bravo! Bravissimo!" - Richard A. Lupoff

Hard times and other stories

... made to the model of the time , weary of everything , and putting no more ... and Charles de Bernard , have recorded their minute analysis of every ...

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Author: Charles Dickens

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ISBN: NYPL:33433067293765

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johnsvill in the olden time and other stories

... and mankind in general , he lived in “ piping times of peace ” -- hence his ... instead of being recorded in the annals of fame , remained confined to ...

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Author: nathan j bailey

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A Daughter of Our Time and Other Stories

More , I saw marvellous things recorded of my history . I was a woman separated from her husband , the illegitimate daughter of a foreign prince , a novice ...

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Author: I. Gilchrist

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:590415998

Category:

Page: 341

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Doctor Who FAQ

... of the Pig (December 2006) Recorded Time and Other Stories (August 2011) The Lost Stories: The Nightmare Fair (November 2009) The Lost Stories: Mission ...

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Author: Dave Thompson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781480342965

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 340

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Real Life Fiction And Other Stories

RECORD. BUTTON. Jonathan rapidly turned the knob on the bulky shortwave radio sitting on the ... He had seen it over twenty times by the time summer ended, ...

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Author: Jon Christopher

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781365478062

Category: Fiction

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This volume contains three short stories of speculative fiction - "Press The Record Button," "In The Heavens As On Earth" and "Real Life Fiction." Each story explores possibilities at the end of our known world. Time travel, manipulation of reality, nuclear war, reincarnation, chance, and a host of other ideas are woven through these various stories.

The Goose Girl and Other Stories

The Bible may be to blame for this: the Bible had told me of men's wickedness through all recorded time, and because I knew nothing of the people whom ...

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Author: Eric Linklater

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781448204847

Category: Fiction

Page: 318

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Eric Linklater was one of the most respected and prolific Scottish writers of this century, yet more than twenty-five years have passed since his last collection of short stories was published. This selection covers Linklater's entire writing life. The settings are as various as the places where he lived - Orkney, India, California, Edinburgh and the Highlands - the events that take place, both fantastic and sensual in their depiction. A strong seam of Scottish history and culture runs through much of Linklater's work. The short stories include classics of the form, such as The Goose Girl and Kind Kitty, and wild variations on fairy stories, medieval myths, bawdy folktales, Viking sagas and 1920s crime reports. They derive from the magic of the world - love, beauty, ambition, drink and language. Their exuberant invention and comic verve provide glorious evidence for George Mackay Brown's assertion that 'Linklater is one of Scotland's best story-tellers ever'.

Agent of Vega and Other Stories

The envelope contained two sets of photographs, dated and indicating the time of day. The date was the same for both sets; the recorded time showed the ...

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Author: James H. Schmitz

Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises

ISBN: 9781618243126

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 576

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Espionage and Intrigue in the Far Reaches of the Galaxy from the Creator of Telzey Amberdon and Trigger Argee The Galaxy was not a nice neighborhood, and most would have laid bets that the Vegan Confederacy was too small and weak to survive, let along prosper. But prosper it did, to the bewilderment of observers, who didn't know about the Vegans' secret weapon. Once, the Galactic Empire had spanned the stars and when it crumbled and fell, star systems were isolated, some barely surviving, many becoming tyrannical feifdoms, others turning to piracy, and all of them often at war with each other. The Confederacy didn't have huge space armadas, and millions of troops to protect itself and re-civilize its neighbors, but it did have the Zone agents. Few outside the top echelons of the Confederacy even knew that they existed, and even fewer had an inkling of how the agents time and again could appear on the spot just when a push in the right place could stop a war, topple a despot, or thwart an invasion of unfriendly aliens. Their numbers were pitifully few, and they had to patrol vast stretches of space. They were helped by their ships, bristling with hidden armament and piloted by robot brains of high intelligence. But their main weapon was that the minds of their opponents were open books to them. Not all of the Agents of Vega were human, but they were the most powerful telepaths the Galaxy had ever known . . . At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). "Take my advice and buy TWO copies of this book! You'll want to lend it to friends and (trust me on this: I have years of experience to back up the observation) once people get their hands on a Schmitz book, they don't let go!" - Janet Kagan, Hugo-Winner and author of Uhura's Song "Wonderfully fresh imagination." -The Horn Book

Spin the Bottle and Other Stories

To-morrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, To the last syllable of recorded time; And all our yesterdays have lighted ...

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Author: John Robert Hunter

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780557167258

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Page: 259

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Vignettes from one teenage boy's adolescence during the golden age of the nineteen fifties in Southern California.

Haggopian and Other Stories

At the very beginning of recorded time, if one can believe the legends of Hyperborea, the Ptetholites sent such devils against Edril Ghambiz and his ...

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Author: Brian Lumley

Publisher: Solaris

ISBN: 9781786181404

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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The Clock Strikes Twelve and Other Stories

'Humanity has been doing that, performing that rite, since thousands of years before the first syllable of recorded time, I suppose; though not always in ...

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Author: H. R. Wakefield

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 9781456636579

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE was H. R. Wakefield's first collection of original supernatural fiction since 1929's OLD MAN'S BEARD, and was to be the last book the author had published in Britain during his lifetime. Originally consisting of fourteen stories, the book contained some of Wakefield's most memorable supernatural tales, such as 'Lucky's Hrove', 'From Outer Darkness', 'The First Sheaf', and 'Farewell Performance'.

The Small Faces Other Stories

... Had Me A Real Good Time / Every Picture Tells A Story / Did You Ever / Gasoline Alley / Never Knew What It Was (= Plynth) LP: TMOQ – US 1973 (recording ...

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Author: Roland Schmitt

Publisher: Bobcat Books

ISBN: 9780857124517

Category: Music

Page: 452

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The Small Faces & Other Stories is a trip back in time, charting the rise and fall of one of the Sixties most energetic and successful bands. It is the extraordinary story of how this bold four-piece, led by mercurial cockney Steve Marriot, found fame and then splintered by the end of the decade to evolve into Humble Pie with Peter Frampton, and the Faces fronted by Rod Stewart. Along the way their trademark songs Itchycoo Park, All or Nothing, Stay With Me and Baby I Love Your Way would influence future generations of musicians such as Paul Weller, Ocean Colour Scene and Blur. By way of anecdote, interview and analysis, Uli Twelker and Roland Schmitt lift the lid on the bands’ complex histories and the explosive characters involved that built one of rock music’s most enduring and successful family trees.

Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories

Your first time seeing the Grand Canyon, your first time learning how to swim. Or your first time shoplifting at an electronics store. Recording petty theft ...

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Author: Alex Shvartsman

Publisher: UFO Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. * An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. * A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. * A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. * Vatican investigators are called to examine a miracle on another planet. and much, much more! Each story includes author notes, written for this collection. Praise for "Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma": "Wit, sentiment, imagination--Alex Shvartsman's got them all." -Mike Resnick, Hugo award winner. "Fantastic variety and scope ... Prepare to be entertained, delighted and amazed." -Esther Friesner, Nebula award winner. "His stories feature tightly constructed, intricate, puzzle-like plots with clever banter and plenty of fresh, twisted pop culture references." -Ken Liu, Hugo and Nebula award winner "Full of intriguing ideas and wit." -Jody Lynn Nye, bestselling author "A wonderful collection of short stories that will make you laugh, think and feel." -Gini Koch, bestselling author "If you ever need to explain Cthulhu to your Grandma, this is the place to start." -Henry Gee, senior editor at Nature.

Nobody Told Me My Life with the Yardbirds Renaissance and Other Stories

... decided it was time to take us into the recording studio for the first time. ... for some of the most important blues (and other) albums of the age.

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Author: Jim McCarty

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9780244966508

Category: Art

Page: 306

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Nobody Told Me is the long awaited autobiography by Jim McCarty, a founding and current member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Yardbirds, a founder member of Renaissance, Together and Box of Frogs, and an internationally respected songwriter. Open, honest, modest and affecting, Jim looks back on his long and remarkable career with both a keen eye for detail and his trademark sense of humour. From the birth of the British R&B boom to the latest incarnation of his much beloved band, Jim tells of his life on and off stage, alongside some of the most legendary musicians in rock history - including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page (who also contributed the book's introduction). From the Yardbirds, the story unfolds across Together, Renaissance and Illusion, collaborations with the Pretty Things and the British Invasion All Stars, Box of Frogs, Stairway and more.

Kentucky Folktales

My first audiocassette, The Winter Wife and Other Stories, recorded in 1988 ... I recorded it a second time for my Some Dog and Other Kentucky Wonders CD in ...

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Author: Mary Hamilton

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 9780813136004

Category: Social Science

Page: 219

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The storytelling tradition has long been an important piece of Kentucky history and culture. Folktales, legends, tall tales, and ghost stories hold a special place in the imaginations of inventive storytellers and captive listeners. In Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Lies Kentucky storyteller Mary Hamilton narrates a range of stories with the voice and creativity only a master storyteller can evoke. Hamilton has perfected the art of entrancing an audience no matter the subject of her tales. Kentucky Folktales includes stories about Daniel Boone's ability to single-handedly kill a bear, a daughter who saves her father's land by outsmarting the king, and a girl who uses gingerbread to exact revenge on her evil stepmother, among many others. Hamilton ends each story with personal notes on important details of her storytelling craft, such as where she first heard the story, how it evolved through frequent re-tellings and reactions from audiences, and where the stories take place. Featuring tales and legends from all over the Bluegrass State, Kentucky Folktales captures the expression of Kentucky's storytelling tradition.

The Birthday Of The World and Other Stories

“Yes, it is, in their minds; look at the story you just recorded. Before-Time sorcerers who could fly in the air and undersea and ...

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Author: Ursula K. Le Guin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575100282

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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'Her most important book since ALWAYS COMING HOME and her most satisfactory collection since her first, the brilliant THE WIND'S TWELVE QUARTERS. A formidable and rewarding work, a prime candidate for best SF collection of the year. An essential book.' LOCUS Six of the eight piece are set in Le Guin's classic Hainish cycle. The title story, 'The Birthday of the World', stands alone and the final piece, 'Paradises Lost', is a new short novel original to the collection, a major addition to the generation starship subgenre of science fiction.