Sci-Fi/UFO

//Sci-Fi/UFO
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  • It Is 1867: an unknown monster roams the sea and a U.S. Navy ship commanded by Captain Farragut is sent to investigate the strange and hazardous world of the ocean's depths. Here is Verne's classic tale of Captain Nemo and the  Nautilus with all the suspense and excitement of a modern sci-fi thriller. Unabridged edition.
  • Uncommon edition of the screenplay.
  • Based on the screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. A group of primates is singled out to receive information from a superior outside force which will speed up their development into mankind. Later, men excavate a huge monolith from the Moon's  surface - a monolith which emits a strange and, to  them, incomprehensible signal. Upon its discovery the monolith launches into deep space, its task of watching over Man, now that he has reached the level of sophistication necessary to find it, being over. This theme continues building into a  a massive climax.
  • Out among the moons of Jupiter, the empty spacecraft Discovery and the enigmatic alien monolith still float it the silence of space, mute witnesses to the mysterious disappearance of astronaut David Bowman through the 'Star Gate' nine years before. The Leonov is on its way, carrying a joint Soviet American scientific team on a mission of investigation and recovery, but the outcome will be beyond the wildest imaginings of any mere humans involved.
  • The body of Frank Poole, lost for a thousand years since HAL caused his death en route to Jupiter, is recovered - and enhanced.  Poole is the only one who can solve the mystery of the Monolith's mission.
  • The body of Frank Poole, lost for a thousand years since HAL caused his death en route to Jupiter, is recovered - and enhanced.  Poole is the only one who can solve the terrifying truth of the Monolith's mission.

  • This volume includes: Flatlander, Larry Niven; The Crime and Glory of Commander Suzdal; Cordwainer Smith; Overproof, Jonathon Blake Mackenzie; Poor Planet, J.T. McIntosh; Shamar's War, Kris Neville; The Tactful Saboteur, Frank Herbert; Ministry of Disturbance, H. Beam Piper.
  • The four-man team investigating Lithia are about to make their report.  Two are in favour of exploiting the planet's enormous mineral wealth and if necessary, enslaving its gentle, industrious inhabitants in the process. One recommends non-interference. The fourth - Father Ruiz-Sanchez, Jesuit priest and biologist - regards Lithia as Paradise among the stars - a Paradise created by the Devil.
  • Religion, no less than science, is a large part of our era.  This is the story of a dedicated man - a priest and scientist - whose twin vocations confront him with a  moral problem which prove him, in the end, to be a courageous man.
  • The four-man team of scientists investigating Lithia are about to make their report.  Two are in favour of exploiting the planet's enormous mineral wealth - if necessary, enslaving its gentle industrious inhabitants in the process.  One recommends non-interference.  The fourth is Father Ruiz-Sanchez, biologist and Jesuit priest.  For him, Lithia is a Paradise among the stars - a Paradise created by the Devil.
  • Features Brian Aldiss, Ambrose Bierce H.G. Wells, Philip Jose Farmer, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Arthur C. Clarke, Mark Twain, Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert and more,  Selections include The Time Machine; The Wind People; Angel's Egg;and Mark Twain speaks from the London Times of 1904. A feast for the serious sci-fi buff.  
  • Book II of Jerry Cornelius. Jerry inhabits a world at war with itself and, armed only with an occasional vibragun, fights against history for the freedom of randomness against the straitlaced conventions exemplified by his brother Frank.  He is set loose from his Ladbroke Grove H.Q. into a London Chamber of Horrors - who are Bishop Beesley and Karen Von Krupp, the erotic ghosts of Vietnam and the ex-bank clerk slave girl?

  • After a terrifying encounter with the Amnonian aliens, Nick Succorso makes for the safety of Thanatos Minor, the infamous bootleg shipyard where galaxial illegals come for ship repair and exotic indulgence.  But the Amnonians are waiting for Nick, Morn Hyland and her force-grown son Davies, making the haven into a hell.
  • Book III in the Gap series. After a terrifying encounter with the Amnion aliens, Nick Succorso made for the safety of  Thanatos Minor, the infamous bootleg shipyard where illegals from all over the galaxy come to repair their ships and indulge in exotic entertainment.  But the Amnion were waiting and for Nick, Morn Hyland and her son Davies, the safe haven became hell. They would not be alone.  Angus Thermopyle had been captured by the UMCP and turned into a  deadly cyborg.  Now as Angus' controllers looked on, he was heading for Thanatos Minor, programmed to carry out a deadly mission with nightmarish consequences for them all.
  • Book III of the Gap series. After a terrifying encounter with the Amnonian aliens, Nick Succorso makes for the safety of Thanatos Minor, the infamous bootleg shipyard where galaxial illegals come for ship repair and exotic indulgence.  But the Amnonians are waiting for Nick, Morn Hyland and her force-grown son Davies, making the haven into a hell.

  • The Moon, 21st century: will the crew and passengers of the Dust Cruiser Selene - buried fifteen metres down in the Sea of Thirst - be rescued before half a dozen possible catastrophes overcome them?