Sunday, September 13, 2009

Two Thousand Miles Below

Project Gutenberg takes us back to the era of Hugo Gernsback with a Lost World novel and a space opera novelette.

Two Thousand Miles Below (A Four-Part Novel) by Charles Willard Diffin (Astounding Stories June, September, November 1932, January 1933)

"Rawson learns to his cost that the life-spark of a fabled race glows in the black heart of a dead, Western volcano."

Slaves of Mercury (A Complete Novelette) by Nat Schachner (Astounding Stories, September 1932)

"Hilary returns to find alien diskoids in Earth's stratosphere, and out-world lords patrolling her cities."

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