Short Science Fiction Collection 042


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)

Genre(s): Science Fiction, Anthologies

Language: English

Group: Short Science Fiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 The Ambulance Made Two Trips Murray Leinster Etext Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
00:50:28 en
Play 02 Ask a Foolish Question Robert Sheckley Etext Winston Tharp
00:18:45 en
Play 03 Benefactor George H. Smith Etext Frank Malanga
00:05:41 en
Play 04 Beside Still Waters Robert Sheckley Etext Frank Malanga
00:09:38 en
Play 05 Collector's Item Robert F. Young Etext Frank Malanga
00:09:24 en
Play 06 Compatible Richard R. Smith Etext Frank Malanga
00:07:39 en
Play 07 The Delegate From Venus Henry Slesar Etext Adam Whybray
00:27:56 en
Play 08 The Eye of Wilbur Mook H. B. Hickey Etext Corinna Schultz
00:52:17 en
Play 09 Games Katherine MacLean Etext Winston Tharp
00:18:15 en
Play 10 I'll Kill You Tomorrow Helen Huber Etext Frank Malanga
00:18:33 en
Play 11 The Leech Robert Sheckley Etext Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
00:39:29 en
Play 12 The Marooner Charles A. Stearns Etext Frank Malanga
00:27:06 en
Play 13 Native Son T. D. Hamm Etext Frank Malanga
00:13:13 en
Play 14 No Hiding Place Richard R. Smith Etext Frank Malanga
00:20:38 en
Play 15 One Martian Afternoon Tom Leahy Etext Frank Malanga
00:12:47 en
Play 16 Planet of Dreams James McKimmey, Jr. Etext Frank Malanga
00:18:00 en
Play 17 Sight Gag Laurence M. Janifer Etext Frank Malanga
00:20:26 en
Play 18 Song In a Minor Key C. L. Moore Etext Frank Malanga
00:05:53 en
Play 19 Spacemen Never Die Morris Hershman Etext Frank Malanga
00:07:53 en
Play 20 There Will Be School Tomorrow V. E. Thiessen Etext Frank Malanga
00:21:01 en