The series has also been released in audiobook format, narrated by James Marsters. Other works set in the same fictional universe include graphic novels several new stories, plus adaptations of the first two novels , and The Dresden Files Roleplaying Game. In , a television se.
Dying Earth is a fantasy series by the American author Jack Vance, comprising four books originally published from to They vary from short story collections to a fix-up novel created from older short stories , perhaps all the way to novel. The Moon has disappeared and the Sun is in danger of burning out at any time, often flickering as if about to go out, before shining again. The various civilizations of Earth have collapsed for the most part into decadence or religious fanaticism and. Screwtop Thompson, Booker Prize-shortlisted author Magnus Mills' third collection of short stories, brings together ten short tales that "trundle gently between the ordinary, absurd and the outright surreal.
She is introduced in chapter 1, "Usagi — Sailor Moon" originally published in Japan's Nakayoshi magazine on December 28, , as a carefree schoolgirl who can transform into Sailor Moon, the de facto leader of the Sailor Soldiers. Luna reveals that Usagi is destined to save Earth from the forces of evil and gives her a brooch to transform into Sailor Moon. She asks Usagi to form.
Merritt — was an American Sunday magazine editor and a writer of fantastic fiction. According to Peter Haining, Merritt survived a harrowing experience while a young reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer about which he refused to ever speak, but would, as Haining claims, mark a turning point in Merritt's life. He was assistant editor of The American Weekly from to under Morrill Goddard, then its editor from until his death.
As editor, he hired the unheralded new artists Virgil Finlay and Hannes Bok and promoted the work done on polio by Sister Elizabeth Kenny. His fiction, eight complete novels and a. Nora K.
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Jemisin born September 19, is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and a psychologist. Her fiction explores a wide variety of themes, including cultural conflict and oppression. As of her August win, the three books of her Broken Earth series have made her the only author to have won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in three consecutive years. It was followed by two f. The bibliography of Kurt Vonnegut — includes essays, books and fiction, as well as film and television adaptations of works written by the Indianapolis-born author.
Vonnegut began his literary career with science fiction short stories and novels, but abandoned the genre to focus on political writings and painting in his later life. They are the earliest stories Christie wrote about Miss Marple.
Plot introduction As in some of her other short story collections e. Partners in Crime , Christie employs an overarching narrative, making the book more like an episodic novel. There are three sets of narratives, though they themselves interrelate. The first set of six are stories told by the Tuesday Night Club, a random gathering of people at the house of Miss Marple. Each week the group tell tales of mystery, always solved by the female amateur detective from the comfort of her ar. Robert Albert Bloch April 5, — September 23, was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. Bloch wrote hundreds of short stories and over 30 novels. He was one of the youngest members of the Lovecraft Circle and began his professional writing career immediately after graduation, aged Lovecraft, who was the first to seriously encourage his talent.
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However, while Bloch started his career by emulating Lovecraft and his brand of "cosmic horror", he later specialized in crime and horror stories dealing with a more psychological approach. Bloch was a contributor to pulp magazines such as Weird Tales in his early career, and was also. Makoto is her sailor form's alternative human identity as part of the Sailor Soldiers, female supernatural fighters who protect the Solar System from evil.
In the series, Makoto is the third Sailor Soldier to be discovered by Usagi Tsukino, and serves as the "muscles" of the group, as she possesses superhuman strength, as well as powers associated with electricity and plants. Aside from the main body of the Sailor Moon series, Makoto features in her own manga short story, The Melancholy of Mako-chan.
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A number of image songs mentioning her character have been released as well, including the contents of three different CD singles. Profile Makoto's strong, independent personality is hinted at in her most striking physical feature—her unusual height 5'6" or 1. She is stated a. The Moon has been the subject of many works of art and literature and the inspiration for countless others.
It is a motif in the visual arts, the performing arts, poetry, prose and music. Fantasy In the video game The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask as well as its 3DS remake , the moon possesses a face with an ominous expression, and is set to crash into Termina and end the world after 3 days.
The player controls Link as he races to prevent this. It is among the first texts of any culture assuming the Moon to be an inhabited world and describing travel between it and the Earth. John Heywood's Proverbes coined the f. William Neal Harrison October 29, — October 22,  was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter. Three films were based on two of his works: The short story "Roller Ball Murder" was turned into a screenplay for the film Rollerball, with a remake in Five of his novels are set in Africa and his three volumes of short stories contain most of his fifty published stories.
Many of his stories that appeared in Esquire and the novel Africana were experimental in tone. His fiction is distinguished by the exotic and sometimes hostile settings in which he places his characters. Early in his career, John Leonard wrote in The New York Times, "He is that rare young novelist who writes equally well about action and ideas. This list of fairytale fantasies contains an illustrative list of fairytale fantasy works. It was produced by Toei Company. The series was a retelling of the original Sailor Moon story, albeit with considerable plot divergences.
The series lasted 49 episodes called "Acts" and also included two, separate, made-for-DVD specials, for a total of 51 acts. They attempt to steal energy so that Be. Kate Forsyth born 3 June is an Australian author. She is best known for her historical novel Bitter Greens, which interweaves a retelling of the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of the woman who first told the tale, the 17th century French writer Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de La Force. She is a five-time Aurealis Award winner. She is also a direct descendant of Charlotte Barton, the author of Australia's earliest known children's book.
Forsyth's older sister, Belinda Murrell, is also an author for children and young adults. Journalism After gradua. Writing career Effinger was a part of the Clarion class of and had three stories in the first Clarion anthology. During his early period, he also published under a variety of pseudonyms.
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The novels are in fact set in a thinly veiled version of the French Quarter of New Orleans. He began a fourth Buday. Debuting on October 20, , it aired its last episode on April 28, He and his friends have many adventures together. Each show focuses on a theme ex; "sleep", "doctors", "Thanksgiving" which folds into a lesson at the end.
Songs and jokes accompany the episode. The character "Shadow" narrates a segment with shadow puppets in each episode. Most of the segments are in song, while some are simply a short story relating to the episode's theme. At the en. His volumes of short stories, are often reminiscent of folktales, and are renowned for their relative simplicity on the one hand and the complexity of their many potential references on the other.
They often have a sharp edge and are often a surrealistic protest against political or social oppression and exploitation. The political and social problems of his own country, Syria. The American science fiction writer Clifford D. Simak August 3, — April 25, was honored by fans with three Hugo Awards and by colleagues with one Nebula Award.
Simak's novelette Physician to the Universe was the cover story on the March issue of Fantastic Stories. The Creator page novelette: first magazine publication , first book publication Cosmic Engineers first published as a "short novel" in Astounding Science Fiction, Feb. Children's fiction Lively first achieved success with children's fiction. Her first book, Astercote, was published by Heinemann in It is a low fantasy novel set in a Cotswolds village and the neighbouring woodland site of a medieval village wiped out by Plague.
Jack Reacher is a fictional protagonist of a series of novels, novellas and short stories by British author Jim Grant under the pen name Lee Child. The Reacher novels are written either in the first-person or third-person. The schedule for the Reacher series is one-per-year, except for when two were published. Novel series Series no.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon.
Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours and 39 minutes later on July 21 at UTC; Aldrin joined him 19 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and they collected Command module pilot Michael Collins flew the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface.