Within a year Earth would be a vassal world, with the Sirian invaders triumphant. Only Standish, Earth's Defense Engineer, could halt that last victorious onslaught—and he was helpless, the lone survivor of a prison ship wrecked in uncharted space.
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The author writes:
This book began as an expansion of my essay, "H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West," in The Weird Tale, but very quickly became something quite different, to the degree that the two works have little save the title in common. I have always been interested in Lovecraft the philosopher, and in my Starmont Reader's Guide to Lovecraft (1982) I attempted a very compressed... [click here for more]
The informative and wide-ranging essays in this second volume of Borgo Perspectives on Intercultural Communication, by authors from Britain, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Russia and Spain, look at intercultural communication in action--whether in television or the movies, in the press, on the internet, in student life, in school, in the work of translators and interpreters, or simply in the attempt to... [click here for more]
When Janice and Tommy Brooks are invited to visit their Aunt Annabelle and her son Hubert at their new house in Maine near the Canadian border, they expect to have a wonderful summer.
What they don't expect is to hear galloping hoofbeats in a rock or to see an old man with a flickering light appear out of nowhere in the middle of a midnight storm. They don't expect to have a guest who creeps around... [click here for more]