The Plattner Story and Others

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Methuen & Company, 1897 - Electronic books - 301 pages
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A collection of 33 short stories, some excellent, some ok, and some plain pointless. It is presented as a book of science-fiction but some of the stories are simply observations on life and not sci-fi ... Read full review

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