Il Replicante Di Sigmund Freud Urania

Autore: Barry N. Malzberg
Editore: Edizioni Mondadori
ISBN: 8852076204
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Lo spazio esterno e interno hanno misteriose corrispondenze, per questo non si può mandare le astronavi allo sbaraglio senza un minimo di advice (consiglio) e meglio ancora counseling (assistenza specializzata). Per questo sono stati creati i simulacri, perfette copie di luminari che aiuteranno gli equipaggi a superare i conflitti dei viaggi "dove nessuno è mai stato prima". Ma a chi appartengono le personalità dei nuovi androidi-consiglieri? A umoristi come Mark Twain, a poetesse come Emily Dickinson, per alleviare lo stress del viaggio nel vuoto con la saggezza della civiltà. Questo per quanto riguarda i primi modelli: in seguito ci sarà bisogno di ben altro e si capirà che quando le difficoltà dello spazio incalzano, quando si rischia di sfiorare la nevrosi, bisogna richiamare dalla morte il più qualificato di tutti, lo stesso Sigmund Freud. Peccato che qualcuno, a bordo della prossima astronave, lo abbia già ribattezzato dottor "Frode"...

Of Men And Monsters

Autore: William Tenn
ISBN: 9780575099449
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Giant, technologically superior aliens have conquered Earth, but humankind survives - even flourishes in a way. Men and women live, like mice, in burrows in the massive walls of the huge homes of the aliens, and scurry about under their feet, stealing from them. A complex social and religious order has evolved, with women preserving knowledge and working as healers, and men serving as warriors and thieves. For the aliens, men and women are just a nuisance, nothing more than vermin. Which, ironically, may just be humankind's strength and point the way forward.

Das Unheimliche

Autore: Sigmund Freud
ISBN: 9781522759492
Grandezza: 30,27 MB
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Coyote Rising

Autore: Allen Steele
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101208295
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The continuing epic of Earth's first space colonists--and their fight against a repressive government to reclaim their world in the name of freedom.

The Anubis Gates

Autore: Tim Powers
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101575891
Grandezza: 52,37 MB
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Take a dazzling journey through time with Tim Power’s classic, Philip K. Dick Award-winning tale... “There have been other novels in the genre about time travel, but none with The Anubis Gates’ unique slant on the material, nor its bottomless well of inventiveness. It’s literally in a class by itself, a model for others to follow, and it's easy to see how it put Powers on the map.”—SF Reviews Brendan Doyle, a specialist in the work of the early-nineteenth century poet William Ashbless, reluctantly accepts an invitation from a millionaire to act as a guide to time-travelling tourists. But while attending a lecture given by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1810, he becomes marooned in Regency London, where dark and dangerous forces know about the gates in time. Caught up in the intrigue between rival bands of beggars, pursued by Egyptian sorcerers, and befriended by Coleridge, Doyle somehow survives and learns more about the mysterious Ashbless than he could ever have imagined possible...

Death Of Virgil

Autore: Hermann Broch
Editore: Vintage
ISBN: 0307813711
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It is the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and Publius Vergilius Maro, the poet of the Aeneid and Caesar's enchanter, has been summoned to the palace, where he will shortly die. Out of the last hours of Virgil's life and the final stirrings of his consciousness, the Austrian writer Hermann Broch fashioned one of the great works of twentieth-century modernism, a book that embraces an entire world and renders it with an immediacy that is at once sensual and profound. Begun while Broch was imprisoned in a German concentration camp, The Death of Virgil is part historical novel and part prose poem -- and always an intensely musical and immensely evocative meditation on the relation between life and death, the ancient and the modern. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Extraterrestrial Civilizations

Autore: Isaac Asimov
Editore: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307792307
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The master of science fiction speculates about life on other planets... "Intriguing"--Publishers Weekly From the Trade Paperback edition.

Tower Of Babel

Autore: Elias Canetti
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374518790
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Peter Kien lives secluded in his library until he marries his housekeeper, who pushes him into the harshness of the outside world

Strawberry Shortcake Murder

Autore: Joanne Fluke
Editore: Kensington Books
ISBN: 1617731250
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In her debut mystery, Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder, intrepid amateur sleuth and bakery owner Hannah Swensen proved that when it comes to crime, nothing is sweeter than a woman who knows how to really mix it up. Now, the flame-haired, tart-talking (and baking) heroine is back, judging a contest where the competition is really murder. Strawberry Shortcake Murder Whenthe president of Hartland Flour chooses cozy Lake Eden, Minnesota, as the spot for their first annual Dessert Bake-Off, Hannah is thrilled to serve as the head judge. But when a fellow judge, Coach Boyd Watson, is found stone-cold dead, facedown in Hannah's celebrated strawberry shortcake, Lake Eden's sweet ride to fame turns very sour indeed. Between perfecting her Cheddar Cheese Apple Pie and Chocolate Crunchies, Hannah's snooping into the coach's private life and not coming up short on suspects. And could Watson's harsh criticism during the judging have given one of the contestants a license to kill? The stakes are rising faster than dough, and Hannah will have to be very careful, because somebody is cooking up a recipe for murder. . .with Hannah landing on the "necessary ingredients" list. "Another delicious adventure. . .a superior cozy sure to leave readers satisfied. . .but hungry for more." --Publishers Weekly Includes seven delicious recipes!

The Witling

Autore: Vernor Vinge
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780765308863
Grandezza: 43,51 MB
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An exploration team from Earth becomes trapped between warring alien factions as they fall into the hands of the inhabitants of Giri, who view science as unnecessary and technological advances as playthings for the unintelligent, in a new edition of a classic science fiction saga by the Hugo Award-winning author of Rainbows End. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.