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Short Science Fiction Collection 039

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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories presented here were written prior to 1962 and became US public domain texts when their copyrights expired. (Summary by Gregg Margarite)

Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories presented here were written prior to 1962 and became US public domain texts when their copyrights expired. (Summary by Gregg Margarite)
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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories presented here were written prior to 1962 and became US public domain texts when their copyrights expired. (Summary by Gregg Margarite)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

6h 30m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

18:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

19:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

49:13


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

39:47


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

44:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

31:53


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

28:26


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:45


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

47:28