The Island of Captain Sparrow. A stranded sailor is pitted against the strange wonders of a deserted island inhabited by the nearly inhuman decedents of a pirate crew and strange creatures from what he once thought was the mythology of the ancient Greeks---from satyrs to a mysterious Dryad...who speaks fluent French!
The complete Interplanetary Hunter stories, by Arthur K. Barnes. Although women characters played a prominent role in early science fiction, Gerry Carlyle was the first to star in a popular series that ran for nearly a decade in the pages of Thrilling Wonder Stories. This volume collects all seven stories along with a Field Guide to many of the strange creatures Gerry gathered for the London Interplanetary Zoo.
Dawn of Flame. In this short novel by SF Grand Master Stanley Weinbaum, we meet Margaret of Urbs--"Black Margot"---the despotic, immortal rular of all that is left of the world after a cataclysmic war, desperately trying to maintain the last dregs of civilization...and her love for a man sworn to overthrow her...
The Great Heroines of Science Fiction and Fantasy, continued
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Three Go Back. When their transatlantic airship is destroyed, three survivors find themselves in a lost world 25,000 years in the past, a world peopled by Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons, haunted by mammoths and saber-toothed cats. Writer Claire Stranlay must somehow survive and does so in the only way she knows how...Originally published in 1932, this is the first new edition in 70 years.
Lady Into Fox. David Garnett's classic fantasy about a beautiful woman who gradually turns into a vixen...and the effect this has on her doting husband. The author's straight-forward, matter-of-fact style makes fantasy seem an everyday occurance and highlights the poignancy of the characters' situation. First published in 1922.