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How Michael Crichton Mined Classic Literature to Write Modern Science Fiction

Years after his death, Michael Crichton is still dominating American culture. Jurassic World  shattered records at the box office upon its release, demonstrating that Crichton’s dinosaurs-run-amok brainchild still holds wide appeal. 1,508 more words

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Mr. Meeson's Will

Haggard, H. Rider. New York, 1888. 1st edition. Cloth with marbled boards. 270 pp. 12mo. Very good+

From the author of King Solomon’s Mines and She. 69 more words

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Oh No SHE Didn't!! (MGM/Hammer 1965)

…didn’t manage to keep me awake, that is! That’s right, I actually dozed off in the middle of SHE for a good fifteen minutes! This so-called adventure film, a remake of the rousing 1935  354 more words

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Oh No SHE Didn't!! (MGM/Hammer 1965)

…didn’t manage to keep me awake, that is! That’s right, I actually dozed off in the middle of SHE for a good fifteen minutes! This so-called adventure film, a remake of the rousing 1935  354 more words

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Stealing Other People's Homework: The Return (Reprint) of the Lost Race Novel

A lost race novel by Nero Wolfe’s Rex Stout?

A Hollow Earth invaded by a Brit and a Yank?

Another lost race novel by H. Rider Haggard. 10 more words

Stealing Other People's Homework

[Free eBook] Journey to the Flame by Richard Monaco [Historical Fantasy Adventure]

Journey to the Flame by Richard Monaco, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, is his standalone historical occult fantasy adventure, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Venture imprint. 267 more words

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A Bus Journey in the Himalayas

I wrote a portion of this on one of the bumpiest bus rides there ever was. My memory supplies the other bits. I’ve written a fair bit about bus journeys at night but I never tire of doing so. 998 more words

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