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обложка книги Roma eterna Roma eterna

La fecha tradicional que los historiadores asignan a la fundación de la ciudad de Roma es 753 a. C. Los historiadores romanos calculaban el tiempo a partir de ese hecho, designando tal o cual año ab urbe condita, o a. u. c. («desde la fundación de la ciudad»). Así pues, el año 1 d. C. sería 754 a. u. c, 1000 d. C. sería 1753 a. u. c, 1492 d. C. sería 2245 a. u. c. y así sucesivamente. Todas las fechas empleadas en este libro son a. u. c. y no deben confundirse con las fechas del sistema seguido en el mundo cristiano.


No hay ningún poder, sobre la faz de la Tierra capaz de resistir la acometida del Imperio Romano. Así es, así ha sido y así será.

Mediante la fuerza bruta, el terror y el impulso de una voluntad indomable, los ejércitos romanos han sometido a todo un mundo. Durante miles de años, desde el reinado de Maximiliano El Grande en el año 1203 a.u.c. hasta una nueva era de desarrollo científico y fascinantes avances tecnológicos, incontables enemigos y oportunistas han tratado de enfrentarse al Imperio. Pero lo único que han conseguido ha sido morder el polvo bajo las botas implacables y despiadadas de Roma.

Hay, sin embargo, un grupo de gente que sufre y que resiste en la sombra a lo largo de muchos siglos de opresión, gente que sueña con el glorioso día, cada vez mas cercano, en la que los cielos abrirán a ellos para que, sobre los barcos que construyeron en secreto, puedan protagonizar el gran Éxodo hacia las estrellas.

Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Rozvaliny Gorlanu Rozvaliny Gorlanu

První kniha fantasy série příběhů o Willovi a jeho přátelích z hradu Redmontu.

Will je na svůj věk malý, ale zato je hbitý a neobyčejně bystrý. Celý život snil o tom, že se stane slavným rytířem jako otec, kterého nikdy nepoznal, ale do bojové školy na hradě Redmontu ho pro malý vzrůst nepřijmou. Místo toho se dostane do učení k Haltovi, tajemnému hraničáři, jehož záhadnou schopnost neviditelně se pohybovat lidé přičítají černé magii. Will se postupně učí používat zbraně hraničáře: luk a šípy, šedozelenou pláštěnku a houževnatého malého ponyho. Ačkoli Will nemá meč ani velkého koně, po kterých tolik toužil, zjistí, že dobrý hraničář je pro království stejně důležitý jako slavný rytíř. A když se s Haltem vydá na nebezpečnou výpravu do pustiny, aby vystopoval děsivé tvory, kteří se chystají zabít krále, zjistí nakonec, že hraničářské zbraně nejsou tak špatné…

Flanagan John Hraničářův učeň  
ROMA IV Копылова Марина  
обложка книги Retribution falls Retribution falls Wooding Chris Tale of Ketty Jay  
обложка книги Rebel Fay Rebel Fay

Desperate to free his mother from a caste of ruthless elven assassins, Leesil joins his beloved Magiere, the sage Wynn, and their canine protector, Chap, on a difficult journey through mountains and harsh winter. Should they survive the hardships of wilderness, they still face the perils of the mysterious Elven Territories.

Unbeknownst to them, they've been united at the command of Chap's Fay kin to forge an alliance against the forces of dark magic. But now Chap must guard his companions from enemies and allies-not always certain which is which. And as they uncover the truth, they discover just how close the enemy has always been.

Hendee Barb, Hendee J C Noble Dead  
обложка книги RIETUMOS NO ĒDENES RIETUMOS NO ĒDENES

RIETUMOS NO ĒDENES

Harijs Harisons

Saprātīgu ķirzaku un akmens laikmeta cilvēku sadursme… Vai patiešām tāda ir civilizācijas vēsture? Par to varēsiet izlasīt aizraujošajā episkajā romānā, kas ir viens no interesantākajiem populārā amerikāņu rakstnieka daiļradē.

Rīga, 1997 Izdevniecība GANDRS

HARRY HARRISON

West of Eden

Published by Panther Books 1985

Granada Publishing Ltd. Copyright © harry harrison 1984

© No angļu valodas tulkoja Valdis Felsbergs © Dmitrija Paramonova vāks un zīmējumi © Katrīnas Vasiļevskas noformējums Redaktors Pāvils Silnieks Korektore Daira Sluka

ISBN 9984-593-00-2

SATURS

 Prologs 8

Kerika priekšvārds 9

1. grāmata 11

2. grāmata 176 Pasaule rietumos no Ēdenes 349

Vēsture 351

Tani 364

Vārdnīcas 366

Zooloģija 372

Pateic ības

Rakstot šo romānu, es izmantoju dažādu nozaru ekspertu padomus. Jilanē bioloģija ir dr. Džeka Koena darbs. Jilanē un marbaka valodas radījis prof. T. A. Šipijs. Bez viņu palīdzības un padoma grāmata būtu citāda un daudz nabadzīgā­ka. Mana pateicība viņiem ir bezgalīga.

Harijs Harisons

Harijs Harisons dzimis 1925. gadā Stemfordā, Konektikutas pavalstī (ASV), audzis Ņujorkā un 18 gadu vecumā iesaukts Savienoto Valstu armijā. Pēc vairākiem gadiem atgriezies civilajā dzīvē, viņš uzsāka komiksu biznesu un nodrošināja sev veiksmīgu redaktora karjeru, līdz brīdim, kad 1951. gadā rada sev jaunu nodarbi kā neatkarīgs rakstnieks. īpašu vietu ražīgā rakstnieka daiļradē ieņem Ēdenes romānu triloģija, kuras pirmo romānu Rietumos no Ēdenes (1984) kā klasisku Harisona darbu arī pedāvājam latviešu lasītajam.

Harijs Harisons ir viens no pasaules fantastiskās literatūras rakstnieku asociācijas (WSF) entuziastiem un vadītājiem. Kopā ar ģimeni viņš līdz šim uzturējies daudzās valstīs, tostarp Meksikā, Anglijā, Itālijā un Dānijā. Ēdenes sarakstīšanas laikā Harisoni bija apmetušies Īrijā.

Un Dievs Tas Kungs dēstīja dārzu Ēdenē, tālu austrumos, tur Viņš ielika cilvēku, ko bija veidojis.

Mozus I. 2. - 8.

Un Kains aizgāja no Dieva acīm un dzīvoja Noda zemē, austrumos no Ēdenes.

Mozus I. 4. -16.

HARISONS HARIJS  
обложка книги RĪTDIENAS NOLAUPĪTĀJI RĪTDIENAS NOLAUPĪTĀJI

Sakje Komacu

RĪTDIENAS NOLAUPĪTĀJI

 FANTASTISKU DARBU KRĀJUMS

IZDEVNIECĪBA «ZINĀTNE» RĪGA 1977'

Fantastisku stāstu krājumā ietilpst:

Pamestie

Projekts likumam par kukuļņemšanu . .

Dienu pirms bankrota

Rok un rok

Dūmu ziedi

Nezvēru iznicināšana

Izaicinājums augstumam

«Vērša galva»

Mēness svētki

Pasaka

Kad skumjas jūs māc

«Ziedu svētki

Rītdienas nolaupītāji . . .

Сакё Комацу

ПОХИТИТЕЛИ ЗАВТРАШНЕГО ДНЯ

Серия «В мире фантастики» Издательство «Зннатне» Рига 1977 На латышском языке Перепел с русского Александр Плесум Художник Эвалдс Вилке Предисловие Д. Дубровского

«Rītdienas nolaupītāji» ir pirmais Padomju Savie­nībā izdotais pazīstamā japāņu rakstnieka fantasta Sakjo Komacu krājums, kuru 1970. gadā laida klajā izdevniecība «Mir». Krājumā ietilpst romāns un vai­rāki stāsti. Autors iepazīstina lasītājus ar problēmām, kas nodarbina japāņu tautu, parāda labas gribas cil­vēku iespējas, attēlo hipotētiskas nākotnes sabiedrī­bas ainas.

No krievu valodas tulkojis Aleksandrs Plēsums Mākslinieks Ēvalds Vilks D. Dubrovska priekšvārds

Izdota saskaņa ar Latvijas PSR Zinātņu akadēmijas Redakciju un izdevumu padomes lēmumu

(Č) Tulkojums latviešu valoda Izdevniecība «Zinātne», 1077

FANTASTIKA UN ĪSTENĪBA

Atkal parādījies Goemons! Cik negaidīta tikšanās!… Neviļus prātā nāk Tokija, Ginzas neona uguņu bakhanālijas, milzīgā automašīnu straume. Un tad no stikla un betona celto daudzstāvu universālveikalu vidū ieraugām arī nelielu tradicionālajā vidus­laiku stilā būvētu ēku. Tas ir slavenais Kabuki teātris. Te rampas ugunīs atdzīvojas sešpadsmitais gadsimts, nemierīgais laiks, kad feodālās valstiņas nemitīgi karoja cita <ir citu, un tā asiņainie konflikti. Darbības centrā — to laiku vienkāršās tautas iemīļotais varonis Isikava Goemons, japāņu Robins Huds, visu vājo un apspiesto aizstāvis.

Un atkal mēs tiekamies ar Goemonu. Tagad jau laikmetā, kad Zemes cilvēki pastaigājas pa Mēnesi, pārstāda sirdis, konstruē «domājošas» mašīnas .. .

Šodienas Japānas īstenība dod fantastiskās literatūras autoriem visbagātāko materiālu. Tā nav nejaušība, ka japāņu žurnālistikā nācis modē darināt vārdus ar priedēkli «super».

Visātrākais vilciens pasaulē joņo, pareizāk sakot, lido starp Tokiju un Osaku ar 210 kilometru lielu ātrumu stundā; super- ekspresis nosaukts par «Hikari» («gaisma»). No Japānas kuģu būvētavu stāpeļiem nolaiž ūdenī vislielākos kuģus, kādi jebkad šķēluši jūras viļņus, supertankkuģus, kuru kravnesība ir 125, 200, 300 tūkstoš tonnu. Japānas kuģu būvētāju rasējumos mēs redzam arī vēl varenākus — 400 un 500 tūkstoš tonnu milzeņus. Visgarākie zemūdens tuneļi, protams, atrodas Japānā, bet

pasaulē visgarākie tllti savieno salas, kuras apskalo Iekšējās jūras ūdeņi Starp citu, ar šo supertuneļu un supertiltu palīdzību Japānas salu valsts ir tik ļoti «sablīvējusies», ka, pēc franču žurnālista Japānas apstākļu pazinēja Robēra Gilēna domām, to gandrīz vairs novar saukt par arhipelāgu!

Piebildīsim vēl, ka Japānā apspriež projektus jaunu superpilsētu celšanai uz mākslīgi izveidotām salām, kā arī uz lielām platibām, kuras varētu atkarot jūrai. Jau pirms otrā pasaules kara japāņi, baidīdamies no zemestrīcēm, atzina par labāku būvēt tikai dažu stāvu ēkas, galvenokārt no koka. Tagad Tokijas centrā gluži kā izaicinājums dabas kaprīzēm gaisā izslējies «Kasumiga- seki» trīsdesmit septiņu stāvu korpuss — jaunākais antiseismiskās tehnikas sasniegums. Tas neapšaubāmi ir pārdrošs, taču daudzso­lošs sākums. Un, ja runājam par mūsdienu Japānas arhitektūru, tad Kendzo Tanges vārds un viņa dibinātā skola iezīmē īstu revo­lūciju šajā jomā.

Vislielākie tankkuģi un vismazākie tranzistoru radiouztvērēji pasaulē, «supermoderni» tempļi un viskompaktākie krāsainie televizori.

Bet varbūt tās ir tikai spilgtas detaļas, kas pirmajā brīdī pie­saista uzmanību? Nē. Japāna pavisam īsā laikā — nepilnos trīs gadu desmitos — izdarījusi milzīgu lēcienu un pēc sava rūpnie­ciskas produkcijas apjoma starp kapitālistiskajām valstīm ierindo­jusies otrajā vietā. Lai iegūtu uzskatāmu ilustrāciju tam, kādus rezultātus devusi zinātniski tehniskā revolūcija, tad labākus pie­mērus par Japānu nemaz nav jāmeklē.

Liekas, ka tieši te nu būtu īstais brīdis mazliet apstāties, lai lietišķi apsvērtu reālo stāvokli. To mums liek darīt ari priekš­vārda virsraksts «Fantastika un īstenība».

Kā zināms, japāņu «ekonomiskā brīnuma» rašanos veicinājuši visai prozaiski iemesli. Japānas rūpniecības straujo tehnisko modernizēšanos rosināja ASV milzīgie speciālie pasūtījumi, kuru cēlonis piecdesmitajos gados bija karš pret korejiešu tautu, bet sešdesmitajos gados — amerikaņu imperiālistu karš pret Vjet­namas tautu. Nežēlīgi ekspluatējot japāņu strādnieku zelta rokas un aizvilinot uz pilsētām lauku jauniešus, monopoli konkurences

G cīņā ar saviem varenajiem Rietumu sāncenšiem pielietoja vis­rafinētākās kapitālistiskās «racionalizācijas» metodes. Lūk, par kādu cenu tapis šis «brīnums». Bet vai tas pastāvēs ilgi? Vai nepārvērtīsies par mirāžu?

Nevienam taču nav noslēpums, ka Japāna ir ārkārtīgi nabadzīga ar dabas resursiem: tai ir niecīgi rūdu un naftas krājumi, nemaz nav vilnas un kokvilnas, ir liels pārtikas produktu deficīts. Japā­nas liktenis atkarīgs no eksporta. Taču eksporta produkcijas ražo­šana savukārt saistīta ar milzīgu importa palielināšanu. Un šai, pēc ārējā izskata grandiozajai celtnei ar izkārtni «Boeki» (ārējā tirdzniecība) un skaitli «30 000 000 000 dolāru», kas mirgo tās fasādē, nav tādu antiseismisku pamatu, kādi ir debesskrāpim «Ka- sumigaseki». Gluži otrādi, tā ārkārtīgi ātri samana visniecīgākos satricinājumus augsnē, kas baro starptautisko tirgu un it īpaši ASV tirgu, kurā tiek realizēta trešā daļa no Japānas ārējās tirdz­niecības apjoma. Lūk, kāpēc Japānā miljoniem ļaužu, dodoties vakarā gulēt, norūpējušies domā: kas gan būs rīt?

Neapmierinātība ar tagadni un bažas par nākotni vijas cauri daudziem jo daudziem japāņu rakstnieku darbiem. Izņēmums nav ari fantastiskie sacerējumi. Galvenokārt tāpēc, ka šis žanrs atļauj iepazīstināt lasītājus ar svarīgākajām dzīves problēmām ļoti kon­trastainā, uzskatāmā, pat hipertrofētā veidā un turklāt vēl tādā formā, kas aizrauj visu vecumu literatūras cienītājus. [1]

Es vairākas reizes esmu bijis Japānā, un vienmēr mani izbrīnī­jusi japāņu neparasti lielā lasitdziņa. Kā liecina UNESKO apko­potie dati, Japāna pieder pie tām pasaules zemēm, kurā visvairāk lasa. Liekas, kas gan varētu pārsteigt maskavieti, kurš ik dienas redz savus tautiešus ar grāmatu rokās pārpildītā autobusā,

Maskavas upes krastmala vai pat uz metro eskalatora kāp­nēm.

Jebkurā Japānas grāmatu veikalā, jebkurā kioskā jūs varat paņemt grāmatu no plaukta un ne tikai to pavirši pāršķirstīt, bet nu lasīt bez steigas, cik ilgi vien vēlaties. Šo atjauju plaši izmanto japāņu skolēni un studenti. Tokijas «Latīņu kvartālā» — Kandā, ko bez pārspīlējuma var nosaukt par grāmatu impēriju, redzami simti un tūkstoši visu vecumu un kārtu lasītāji, tomēr galveno­kārt tie ir jaunieši, kas mācās kādā skolā. Citi bez maksas «zubrī» savu «priekšmetu», citi aplūko frivolās ilustrācijas neskaitāmajos bulvāru žurnālos, vēl citi iedziļinājušies bieza psiholoģiska romāna sēj urna.

Bet, ja jūs ieraugāt jaunekli, kas, saliecies deviņos likumos, ar nodzisušu cigareti zobos, stāv uz kāpņu zemākā pakāpiena, aizmir­sis visu, kas notiek pasaulē, un ieurbies ar savām tuvredzīgajām acīm, kuras paslēpušās aiz lētām brillēm (Japānā brilles ir ļoti dārgas!), grāmatā ar mīkstiem vākiem, tad ziniet: jūsu priekšā ir zinātniskās fantastikas cienītājs!

Jāpiebilst, ka zinātniskās fantastikas žanrs Japānā parādījies visai nesen, pēc otrā pasaules kara.

Laikam gan vairāk par citiem mūsdienu fantastikas jomā darbo­jušies tādi padomju lasītājiem jau pazīstami literāti kā Siniti Hosi, Morio Kita, Kobo Abe, Sakjo Komacu. Izdevniecība «Mir» publi­cējusi labākos šo autoru darbus divos iepriekšējos krājumos*. Šis krājums veltīts tikai S. Komacu daiļradei.

Sakjo Komacu ir vēl samērā jauns cilvēks — dzimis 1931. gadā, taču viņu uzskata par vienu no visražīgākajiem rakstniekiem fan­tastiskās literatūras jomā. Komacu ieguvis izglītību Kioto univer­sitātē, kur pabeidzis filoloģijas fakultātes itāliešu valodas nodaļu, bet apstākļu sagadīšanās dēļ sācis strādāt pavisam citā nozarē — par žurnālistu ekonomikas jautājumos. īpašu uzmanību Komacu veltījis aktuālām atomenerģijas izmantošanas problēmām, kas viņam ļoti noderēja vēlāk, kad viņš jau darbojās fantastiskajā literatūrā.

1959. gadā Komacu sāka rakstīt politiskus un humoristiskus apskatus savas dzimtās pilsētas Osakas radioraidījumiem. Vienlai­kus viņš izmēģināja spēkus fantastikā. Ļoti drīz, jau pēc diviem gadiem, viņa stāstu krājums ieguva žurnāla «S. F. Magazine» prēmiju. Stāsts «Zemei — mieru», kas devis nosaukumu šim god­algotajam krājumam, pēc mūsu domām, ir labākais, ko uzrak­stījusi autora spalva. Starp citu, Japānā ne mazāk populārs arī Komacu romāns «Japāņu cilts apaši», bet romāns «Rītdienas nolaupītāji» pieredzējis vairāk nekā desmit izdevumu.

Kā jau iepriekš minējām, Komacu ir ārkārtīgi ražīgs rakstnieks; viņš publicējis daudzus krājumus un veselu sēriju romānu, tai skaitā «Atdzimšanas diena» un «Bezgalīgās straumes malā».

Ko var sacīt par Sakjo Komacu daiļrades raksturīgākajām īpat­nībām? Viņam ir sava individualitāte, ko veidojusi visa viņa dzī­ves pieredze. Vispirms, protams, jāatzīmē Komacu darbu asais publicistiskais raksturs, noteikta politiskā ievirze. Komacu pamatīgā zinātniskā erudīcija, viņa spilgtās literārās dotības un vispusīgā prakse žurnālistikā līdzās skaidri izteiktai darba mīlestībai, kas tik raksturīga japāņiem, liekas, ir tie iemesli, kas varētu dot viņam iespēju tagad mierīgi mājot Olimpā.

Taču Komacu pēc tā netiecas. Viņa spalvu virza nemierpilna, dedzīga sirds. Un viņš steigšus, dažkārt pat pamezdams novārtā savu māksliniecisko meistarību, raksta arvien jaunus un jaunus darbus, kuri fantastikas žanrā atspoguļo šodienas Japānas īstenību, daudzmiljonu japāņu tautas vitālās intereses un centienus. Komacu daiļrades galvenā tendence ir humānisma principu aizstāvēšana pret kapitālistiskās sabiedrības vandālismu, cīņa par mieru pret agresijas un fašisma spēkiem, cilvēka cieņas cildināšana un perso­nību nomācošās naudinieku varas kategoriskā nosodīšana.

Tieši tāpēc arī Komacu nejauj sev lidināties «tīrās» vai izklai­dējošās fantastikas mākoņos; pēc viņa domām, attēlot Zemes vīriešu un Marsa sieviešu mīlas dēkas kosmosā ir veltīga laika tē­rēšana. Komacu nekautrējas ieaust fantastiskās fabulas audumā ve­selus publicistikas fragmentus, kas ņemti no šodienas laikrakstiem.

Negatīvie personāži, kurus šausta Komacu, nav jāmeklē uz tālām planētām, — viņi atrodami tepat uz mūsu mazās, taču mums visiem dārgās Zemes. Komacu bez aplinkiem izvelk šos izdzim- teņus skatuves priekšplānā un spilgti apgaismo ar satīras starmeti. 110 ii amerikāņu plutokrāti un amerikāņu militāristi, tie ir japāņu fašisti un pseidodemokrātiskie pērkamie politikāņi, galvanizēti revanšisti un savā alkatībā zvēriski kļuvušie vecie un jaunie «nari- kini» (japāņu ekvivalents Eiropas un Amerikas jaunbagātniekiem).

Burtiski katra Komacu uzrakstītā rindiņa skaidri pauž viņa sim­pātijas pret fiziskā un intelektuālā darba cilvēkiem, rakstnieka cenšanos atvērt viņiem acis, lai viņi spētu saskatīt bargo dzīves realitāti, brīdināt viņus no ilūzijām un pievilšanās, no ieslīgšanas pašapmierinātībā un mietpilsoniskā bezrūpībā.

Visai raksturīgs šai ziņā ir romāns «Rītdienas nolaupītāji». Tajā rakstnieks ar visu sava talanta spēku aicina būt modriem, viņš brīdina, ka par nākotni aktīvi jācīnās jau tagad, citādi var būt par vēlu. Potenciālie mūsu rītdienas nolaupītāji atrodas tepat līdzās, viņu Jaunos nodomus un viltīgos plānus nepieciešams izjaukt.

Komacu ir caur un cauri reālists. Viņš nepavisam neidealizē savus pozitīvos varoņus; parasti tie ir vidusmēra cilvēki, par kuriem autors runā ar labsirdīgu un tēvišķīgu smīnu (atcerēsimies, ka Komacu strādājis par humoristiskā žurnāla līdzstrādnieku!). Tādu viņš atveidojis ari romāna «Rītdienas nolaupītāji» galveno varoni Judzo Todu, parastu ierēdni, kas strādā lielā elektroapa- ratu ražošanas kompānijā un ar nepacietību gaida kārtējo algu, lai varētu uzaicināt savu līgavu uz kino vai arī iedzert kādu glāzīti. Tajā pašā laikā Toda apzinās, ka viņa dzīve ir neinteresanta un pat nedabiska; ar asiem satīriskiem vilcieniem Komacu attēlo šadas esamības noslēgto loku. Lūk, sarūgtinātā Todas iekšējais monologs:

«Alga niecīga, tramvajos mūžīga spaidīšanās, priekšnieks — īdzīgāks par jebkuru prātu izkūkojušu veceni, darba biedri — rok­laižas un lišķi, gajas šķēlītes ēdnīcā — plānākas par zīdpapīru, cenas — pasakaini augstas, politiķi — meji, sievietes — idiotes, vīrieši — ēzeli, masu informācija — ārprātīgo murgi, nodokļu resora ierēdņi— īstas dēles.»

Pēc kārtējās ķildas ar līgavu Toda izbrauc ārpus pilsētas, lai nomierinātu savus nervus, un tur sastop ērmotu cilvēku jeb, pre­cīzāk izsakoties, cilvēkam līdzīgu būtni. Tā vārds ir' Goemons. Tas ir kaut kāds maza auguma radījums, apaļš un sārts kā biete; mutes līnija no vienas auss līdz otrai, labā acs skatās uz augšu, kreisā — uz leju; tērpies daļēji pēc eiropiešu, daļēji pēc japāņu modes; pār plecu lietussargs un rokā melna lādīte. Dīvains tips, kurš runā lauzītā japāņu valodā.

Tā Goemonam — populārajam japāņu folkloras varonim un Kabuki lugu personāžam — fantasts liek parādīties jaunā izskatā.

Mēs nepavisam nedomājam pārstāstīt romāna saturu. Gribējās tikai pievērst lasītāja uzmanību tam, cik neparasti, būtībā kari­ķētā veidā Komacu attēlo Goemonu, kurš ieradies no citas pla­nētas, ar likteņa lēmumu nomests uz Zemes. Izrādās, Goemons spēj radīt «skaņas vakuuma» fenomenu, tas ir, pārvērst pasauli par absolūta klusuma valstību.

Ļoti asprātīgi Komacu izmanto pēkšņi izveidojušos situāciju, kad neviens vairs neko nedzird. Autora fantāzijai patiešām nav robežu. Humors dzirkstīt dzirkstī. Jocīgas ainiņas — mājās, uz ielas, firmas telpās, televīzijas studijā, pēc tam parlamentā — seko cita citai. Lai efekts būtu vēl lielāks, Komacu liek Goemo­nam radīt vēl vienu fizikālu fenomenu: «sasaldēt» visas sprāgst­vielas. Rezultātā pulveris neuzliesmo, dinamīts nesprāgst, kodol- degviela pārvēršas inertā masā un pat automobiļi vairs nebrauc, jo aizdedzes sistēma nedarbojas.

Sākas nikna rūpniecisko grupējumu un militāro kliķu cīņa par to, kurš ātrāk izdibinās Goemona noslēpumu. Vētrainu darbību izvērš fašistiskās bandas, kuras cenšas izmantot vispārējā saju­kuma atmosfēru, lai sagrābtu varu. Taču visa šī traģikomiskā kņada beidzas ar to, ka Amerikas Savienoto Valstu karaspēks, izvirzīdams par ieganstu ASV un Japānas līgumu par savstarpējās drošības garantēšanu, vienkārši okupē sava sabiedrotā — Japā­nas teritoriju.

Kad lasām romāna lappuses, kurās aprakstītas debates Japānas parlamentā sakarā ar ASV iejaukšanos valsts iekšējās lietās, liekas, ka gluži nevilšus esam nakļuvuši mūsdienu Japānas politisko vētru pašā epicentrā. Ne vienreiz vien taču aktuāls bijis jautājums par japāņu tautas sen nolādētā «ampo» (ASV un Japā­nas drošības līguma saīsināts apzīmējums) pagarināšanu un lik­vidēšanu.

Romāna epilogā tieši Todam — un tas ir simboliski! — nākas risināt liktenīgo dilemmu: ko darīt tālāk? Viesis no kosmosa taču klausa tikai viņu. Ja Goemons atjaunos skaņu un sprāgstvielu enerģiju, tad ne tikai automobiļi un lidmašīnas atgūs spēju pār­vietoties, bet arī raķetes, lielgabali un bumbas kļūs atkal lieto­jamas.

No viena vienīga vārdiņa «jā» vai «nē», kurš jāpasaka To­dam — pavisam vienkāršam un neievērojamam cilvēkam, atkarīga visas mūsu Zemes rītdiena. Un, nevarēdams uzņemties tik bries­mīgu atbildību, Toda stāv kā sastindzis — viņš vairs nespēj pavērt lūpas.

«Bet ko jūs, cilvēki, atbildētu Goemonam?» autors jautā romānā izskaņā.

Šāds nobeigums, kas apelē pie lasītāja sirdsapziņas, ir visai simptomātisks. Tādu pašu paņēmienu izmanto, piemēram, arī Ko­macu amata brālis rakstnieks Kobo Abe stāstā «Gluži kā cilvēks». Arī Abes stāsta galvenais varonis, kad viņam jāpieņem svarīgs lēmums, ilgi un mokoši klusē, nespēdams neko atbildēt, un tāpat griežas pie lasītāja pēc padoma.

«… Es par katru cenu gribu tikt skaidrībā, lūk, par ko. Kas pat­laban ar mani notiek? Vai tā ir realitātes uzvara pār fantastiku? Vai fantastikas uzvara pār realitāti? Es jautāju jums, kam vēl saglabājies veselais saprāts: kur jūs patlaban atrodaties? Reālajā vai fantastikas pasaulē?»

Gan Komacu, gan Abe no visas sirds vēlas iekustināt savu lasī­tāju smadzenes, aktivizēt viņus, iesaistīt aktuālāko mūsdienu pro­blēmu atrisināšana.

Krājumā iekļauts ne tikai Sakjo Komacu romāns «Rītdienas nolaupītāji», bet ari divpadsmit viņa stāsti, kas ļoti atšķirīgi un nevienādi savu māksliniecisko vērtību ziņā.

Visrūpīgāk, liekas, izstrādāts stāsts «Dūmu ziedi», kurš vis­vairāk atbilst zinātniskās fantastikas likumībām un uzrakstīts elē­ģiskā, klusinātā manierē. Arī tajā ir runa par «nolaupītājiem» — rupjš tirgonis no planētas Zeme piespiež mazās planētas Falfa iedzīvotājus atklāt Zemes iedzīvotājiem dūmu glezniecības noslē­pumus. Sī smalkd un daiļā māksla — daudzu gadsimtu laikā vei­dojušās falfiešu civilizācijas auglis — kļūst par spekulācijas un protams, profanācijas objektu; atrauta no dzimtās augsnes, tā ātri izvirst.

Neviļus nāk prātā paralēle: Rietumu bizness postoši ietekmē un līdz ar to bīstami apdraud seno savdabīgo japāņu mākslu. Vai tieši to nevēlas pateikt Komacu?

Iznīcinoši sarkastisks ir stāsts «Projekts likumam par kukuļ­ņemšanu». To tikai nosacīti var pieskaitīt zinātniski fantastiskajai literatūrai, drīzāk tas ir feļetons par aktuāliem notikumiem. Par ciņu ar korupciju jeb, kā japāņi saka, «ar melno mākoni» dien­dienā raksta japāņu prese, un šī tēma ne vienreiz vien atspogu­ļota arī laikrakstu pirmajās lappusēs. Taču… nekas jau nemai­nās — kapitālistiskas demokrātijas vēža slimība joprojām grauž Japānas organismu. Komacu nelielajā novelītē visai asprātīgi parāda «korupcijas demokratizēšanos».

Komacu ļoti mīl paradoksus. Par to var pārliecināties, izlasot stāstu «Nezvēru iznīcināšana».

Japāņu folklorā atrodama pasaka par puisēnu Momotaro (puisēns-persiks), kas radies no persika. Kad Momotaro izaudzis liels, viņš dodas cīņā pret ļaunajiem spēkiem, kas apspiež mierī­gos zemkopjus. So Japānā plaši pazīstamo sižetu Sakjo Komacu izmanto stāstā «Pasaka». Rakstnieks pasakā attēlotos notikumus pārceļ fantastikas pasaulē.

Japāņu prese bieži raksta ari par mazajiem uzņēmumiem, kuri bankrotē, nespēdami konkurēt ar lielajām haizivīm; nereti avā­riju cietušais sīktirgonis vai fabrikantiņš noslēdz rēķinus ar dzīvi, ielaizdams sev lodi pierē vai arī mezdamies zem elektriskā vil­ciena. Arī Marujama stāstā «Dienu pirms bankrota» nonācis bez­dibeņa malā, taču pēdējā brīdī viņu izglābj velns. Paradoksāli ir tas, ka velns nenovērš pašu bankrotu, tikai liek nebeidzami turpinaties dienai pirms bankrota.

gan šajos, gan pārējos darbos Komacu mobilizē visu savu neiz­nīkstošo fantāziju, lai arvien jaunā skatījumā, oriģinālā rakursā parādītu Japānas šodienu.

Rakstnieks uzskata, ka tas ir viņa pilsoņa pienākums. Un tāpēc Komacu ciena ne tikai Uzlēcošās saules zemē, bet arī tālu aiz tās robežām.

D. Dubrovskis

Komacu Sakje  
обложка книги RUNĀJOŠĀ MAŠĪNA RUNĀJOŠĀ MAŠĪNA

DZEIMSS KRISS, vācu rakstnieks

RUNĀJOŠĀ MAŠĪNA

KRISS DZEIMSS ,  
обложка книги Őrség! Őrség! Őrség! Őrség!

Ez az a hely, ahová a sárkányok elmentek. Itt hevernek.. nem holtan, nem álomban, hanem... szunnyadóban. És bár az általuk elfoglalt tér nem olyan, mint a normális tér, azért szorosan összezsúfolódnak. Esetleg emlékeztethetnek téged egy doboz szardíniára, már ha azt gondolod, hogy a szardíniák óriásiak és pikkelyesek. És, föltehetőleg, valahol akad egy konzervnyitó…

Pratchett Terry Korongvilág  
обложка книги Rodzimy się z umarłymi Rodzimy się z umarłymi

Robert Silverberg jest jednym z najczęściej nagradzanych współczesnych pisarzy science fiction. Umiejętnie łączy w swojej twórczości motywy fantastyczne z filozoficznymi. W prezentowanej powieści wykorzystuje wątki religijne z „Apokalipsy św. Jana”. Książka składa się z trzech części. W pierwszej przedstawia historię głęboko zakochanego męża, który poszukuje kontaktu ze swoją zmarłą, a zarazem ożywioną żoną. Część druga to historia Tomasza Proroka, głoszącego nadejście końca świata. Wątek trzeci stanowią losy Martina Ballingera, genialnego artysty, który ponownie odkrywa swe zdolności poprzez konfrontację ze śmiercią.

Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Ring of fire II Ring of fire II Flint Eric  
обложка книги Return Engagement Return Engagement

What was Nazism doing in America in the l980s? A lot.

Jack-booted stormtroopers. Mobs howling for racial purity. And on the podium a man ranting and raving and holding his followers spellbound as swastika flags waved above them.

Out of what hellish depth of the past had the hideously scarred man who called himself Herr Fuhrer Blutsturz emerged..with his artificial limbs that gave him superhuman strength..with his voluptuous blonde assistant Ilsa who seduced what he couldn't destroy..and with his burning desire to kill Dr. Harold W. Smith, head of the top-secret U.S. Agency CURE, even if he had to rip America into bloody shreds to do it?

Remo and Chiun had to find the answer to this monstrous mystery and the antidote to this irresistible evil. But first they had to find a way to stop battling each other and stay alive long enough to do it...


Murphy Warren, Sapir Richard The Destroyer  
обложка книги Rain of Terror Rain of Terror

Chicken Little was Right!

Well, maybe the sky wasn't falling-but something was falling from the sky. Something that stunned America's scientists, stupefied America's security forces, and sent the new U.S. President miles underground to dodge the hellish hailstorm of unidentified falling objects.

What was this infernal armada of UFO's? And who could stop it as it shattered one city after another? The only answer in America's arsenal was Remo and Chiun-as they shot into action against a mad dictator who stopped at nothing and a smart computer than knew all the answers..including the secret of how to outwit the wise and wily Chiun and destroy the indestructible Destroyer.


Murphy Warren, Sapir Richard The Destroyer  
обложка книги Restless Wind Restless Wind

Ranger Blueeyes swore an oath to the Navajo and was duty bound to protect his people. Blessed with the golden eagle as his spiritual brother, the proud warrior had the ability to soar and overcome every obstacle. He would need those powers even more now with the Brotherhood under attack-and one very tiny woman as the only defense.

Anglo schoolteacher Dana Seles survived an unspeakable crime on the Navajo Nation and could expose a traitor within the tribe. Ranger had to convince Dana to cooperate with his investigation if he was to save her and defend his honor. But would the task be threatened by a building physical attraction gaining gale force?

Thurlo ée  
обложка книги Ravensoul Ravensoul Barclay James Legends of the Raven  
обложка книги Rabid Rabid

Taylor and Carl Mitchell are brothers who have taken wildly divergent paths in life. But when a mysterious virus transforms most of the Earth’s population into bloodthirsty lunatics, they must learn to trust each other and work together in a dangerous new world where the slightest misstep could lead to the ultimate consequence.

The brothers must face their innermost fears and confront loss as they try to survive the long journey home. But will anyone be there waiting for them?

Sometimes there isn’t a happy ending.

Bouchard J W  
обложка книги Rabid Rabid

Taylor and Carl Mitchell are brothers who have taken wildly divergent paths in life. But when a mysterious virus transforms most of the Earth’s population into bloodthirsty lunatics, they must learn to trust each other and work together in a dangerous new world where the slightest misstep could lead to the ultimate consequence.

The brothers must face their innermost fears and confront loss as they try to survive the long journey home. But will anyone be there waiting for them?

Sometimes there isn’t a happy ending.

Bouchard J W  
обложка книги Rzeźnik drzew Rzeźnik drzew

Kozacy, Chińczycy, Arabowie, archeolodzy, degeneraci, nekromanci, terroryści, opozycjoniści, a nawet Obcy – tak przedziwny kalejdoskop bohaterów pojawia się w dwunastu opowiadaniach z najnowszego zbioru Andrzeja Pilipiuka „Rzeźnik drzew”. Jest śmiesznie, strasznie, poważnie, a bywa też refleksyjnie. Czyli – jak zwykle u Pilipiuka – rozrywka przez duże „R”, na bardzo dobrym, literackim poziomie.

Andrzej Pilipiuk to jeden z najbardziej poczytnych polskich pisarzy młodego pokolenia. Archeolog z wykształcenia, debiutował jeszcze w studenckich czasach na łamach „Fenixa” opowiadaniem „Hiena” (1996r.), otwierającym cykl opowieści o Jakubie Wędrowyczu – degeneracie, bimbrowniku i egzorcyście. Ten dość niezwykły bohater zyskał ogromną sympatię czytelników, nie tylko zresztą w Polsce. Do dziś ukazało się ponad 60 opowiadań o egzorcyście – amatorze, zebranych w pięciu tomach: „Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza”, „Czarownik Iwanow”, „Weźmisz czarno kure…”, „Zagadka Kuby Rozpruwacza” i „Wieszać każdy może”. Każdy z nich okazał się bestsellerem, a Andrzej Pilipiuk stał się jednym z najbardziej poczytnych pisarzy.

W ciągu ostatnich siedmiu lat zyskał też sławę jednego z najbardziej twórczych. Jest m. in. autorem trylogii o alchemiku Sędziwoju, kuzynkach Kruszewskich i księżniczce Monice („Kuzynki”, „Księżniczka”, „Dziedziczki”), trylogii „Norweski dziennik” („Ucieczka”, „Obce ścieżki”, „Północne wiatry”), a także… kilkunastu tomów kontynuacji przygód Pana Samochodzika. Z racji na tą wyjątkową kreatywność Pilipiuk sam siebie określa – z przymrużeniem okaz – mianem „Wielkiego Grafomana”.

Oczywiście grafomania jest grzechem, o który nie sposób Pilipiuka posądzać. Wszystkie jego książki, stojące na bardzo dobrym, literackim poziomie, cechuje wyjątkowa staranność językowa. Przy tym Andrzej Pilipiuk jest znakomitym gawędziarzem, mistrzem krótkiej formy, historyjek z niespodzianką, dreszczykiem i humorem. „Rzeźnik drzew”, trzeci po „Czerwonej gorączce” i „2586 krokach”, zbiór opowiadań jest tego najlepszym dowodem.

Książka, która ukazała się przed kilkoma dniami nakładem wydawnictwa „Fabryka Słów”, powinna być oznaczona przez wydawcę specjalną sygnaturą: „Uwaga, czasopożeracz! Wciąga!”. Podobnie jak większość „pilipiuków” czyta się z dużą przyjemnością, a oderwać się bardzo trudno. W „Rzeźniku drzew” dostajemy mieszankę praktycznie wszystkich odmian literatury fantastycznej – czarną humoreskę („Szkolenie”), horror a’la King („Poddasze”, „Serce kamienia”), fantastykę historyczną („Sprawa Filipowa”), czy quasi fantasy („Połoz”). Nie zabrakło oczywiście ulubionych przez Pilipiuka motywów – podróży w czasie, egzorcyzmowania złych duchów, czy archeologów natrafiających na mroczne tajemnice.

Osobiście, za najlepsze ze zbioru uznaliśmy trzy opowiadania: „Serce kamienia”, „Bunt szewców” i „Teatralna opowieść”, ale pozostałe również trzymają wysoki poziom. Dodatkową zaletą lub wadą – w zależności od upodobań czytelnika – „Rzeźnika drzew” jest kompletny brak Jakuba Wędrowycza. Choć miłośnicy tej postaci mogą być spokojni – na forach internetowych Andrzej Pilipiuk obiecał, że egzorcysta – bimbrownik na pewno jeszcze powróci.

Pilipiuk Andrzej  
обложка книги Ring Ring

Michael Poole’s wormholes constructed in the orbit of Jupiter had opened the galaxy to humankind. Then Poole tried looping a wormhole back on itself, tying a knot in space and ripping a hole in time.

It worked. Too well.

Poole was never seen again. Then from far in the future, from a time so distant that the stars themselves were dying embers, came an urgent SOS — and a promise. The universe was doomed, but humankind was not. Poole had stumbled upon an immense artifact, light-years across, fabricated from the very string of the cosmos.

The universe had a door. And it was open…

Baxter Stephen Xeelee Sequence  
обложка книги Raft Raft

Five hundred years after a handful of human starship travelers got lost in a hostile universe, their descendants are still struggling for survival. As hard as life is on The Raft — a platform remnant of the ship’s hull — it’s even harder in The Belt — a string of shacks circling the iron-rich core of a dead star. Every Belter has heard the story of the legendary starship but most of them don’t believe it. But Rees, a lowly mine-rat, does. He wonders why the sky is angry red instead of the blue his parents remembered. Why food from The Raft gets less and less nutritious. Why fewer and fewer stars form every day. In his quest to find answers, Rees travels from boyhood to manhood, from the outermost edges of his world into its mysterious heart. And along the way he discovers there’s more at stake than his simple curiosity: life in his enigmatic universe is about to become impossible…

Baxter Stephen Xeelee Sequence  
Revelations de la Cruz Melissa  
обложка книги Road of the Patriarch Road of the Patriarch

To her, to her dying breath, you were the untouchable one, the one whose flesh her dagger could not penetrate.

THE ASSASSIN

A cold and emotionless killer for whom every soul has a price, even his own, embarks on a path to find out just how high that price can be.

THE MERCENARY

A dark elf of limitless guile dares to challenge a king, and carve for himself a place in the inhospitable World Above.

ILNEZHARA and TAZMIKELLA are ancient dragons of great power, accustomed to easily manipulating the humans around them. But not all humans are so easily led. When they pushed Entreri and Jarlaxle into the heart of the Bloodstone Lands, not even they could have imagined the strength of the human assassin's resolve, or the limitless expanse of the drow mercenary's ambition.

Salvatore Robert Anthony The Sellswords  
обложка книги Renegade's Magic Renegade's Magic

The stirring conclusion to The Soldier Son Trilogy—the acclaimed epic tale of duty, destiny, and magic by New York Times bestselling master fantasist Robin Hobb

Loyal, privileged, and brave, Nevare Burvelle proudly embraced his preordained role as soldier in the service of the King of Gernia—unaware of the strange turns his life would ultimately take. Exposed to a plague of enemy sorcery that felled many of his compatriots, he prevailed, but at a terrible cost to his soul, body, and heart. Now he stands wrongly accused of unspeakable crimes—including murder, the most heinous of them all.

Condemned by his brother soldiers and sentenced to death, Nevare has no option but to escape. Suddenly he is an outcast and a fugitive—a hostage to the Speck magic that shackles him to a savage alter ego who would destroy everything Nevare holds dear. With nowhere to turn—except, perhaps, to the Speck woman Lisana, the enemy whom he loves—he is mired in soul-rending despair. But from out of the darkness comes a bright spark of hope.

Perhaps, somehow, the hated magic that has long abused Nevare can be used by him instead. Could he not learn to wield this mighty weapon for his own purposes rather than be enslaved by it? But down what perilous road will this desperate new quest lead him? And what will be the outcome and the ultimate new incarnation of Nevare Burvelle?

Hobb Robin Soldier Son  
обложка книги Return of the Crimson Guard Return of the Crimson Guard Esslemont Ian C Малазанская империя, Malazan Empire  
обложка книги Return of the Exile Return of the Exile Herbert Mary H Dragonlance:Linsha, Linsha  
обложка книги Ringworld Ringworld

A new place is being built, a world of huge dimensions, encompassing millions of miles, stronger than any planet before it. There is gravity, and with high walls and its proximity to the sun, a livable new planet that is three million times the area of the Earth can be formed. We can start again!

Niven Larry Ringworld  
Rainy Season King Stephen Nightmares and Dreamscapes  
обложка книги Revelations Revelations

StarCraft: Revelations is a short story which takes place in the StarCraft universe and is authorized by Blizzard Entertainment in Amazing Stories Magazine, issue 596.

The story, involving the destruction of Chau Sara, takes place before and during StarCraft Episode I.

Metzen Chris Amazing Stories Magazine  
Reen en la inferon! ő ő  
обложка книги Retronauci Retronauci

Zebrane opowiadania prezentują rozmaite odmiany literatury sf od „powieści kryminalnej w czterech trupach” do interesującej parafrazy motywu wehikulu czasu. Pisarz rezygnuje niekiedy z zasady prawdopodobieństwa naukowego na rzecz fantazji paradoksalnych hipotez i eksperymentów intelektualnych. Jego utwory dobrze osądzone są w codzienności radzieckiej, wiele tu trafnych obserwacji obyczajowych i humoru.

Sawczenko Wladimir  
обложка книги Radiant Shadows Radiant Shadows

Hunger for nourishment.

Hunger for touch.

Hunger to belong.

Half-human and half-faery, Ani is driven by her hungers.

Those same appetites also attract powerful enemies and uncertain allies, including Devlin. He was created as an assassin and is brother to the faeries' coolly logical High Queen and to her chaotic twin, the embodiment of War. Devlin wants to keep Ani safe from his sisters, knowing that if he fails, he will be the instrument of Ani's death.

Ani isn't one to be guarded while others fight battles for her, though. She has the courage to protect herself and the ability to alter Devlin's plans - and his life. The two are drawn together, each with reason to fear the other and to fear for one another. But as they grow closer, a larger threat imperils the whole of Faerie. Will saving the faery realm mean losing each other?

Alluring romance, heart-stopping danger, and sinister intrigue combine in the penultimate volume of Melissa Marr's New York Times bestselling Wicked Lovely series.

Marr Melissa Tattoo Faeries  
обложка книги Royal Assassin Royal Assassin

Continuing in the tradition of her first book (Assassin's Apprentice) Hobb propels the Farseer saga into its second installment with irresistible plotting and memorable characters. Fitz is a trained assassin in the service of King Shrewd and also the king's illegitimate grandson. He is sworn to protect heir to the throne Prince Verity and Verity's new bride, but his task is complicated by an invasion of vicious barbarians who turn helpless captives into zombie-like Forged Ones. The home front is no safer, with an ailing King and usurpers to the throne waiting in the wings. Romance, sibling rivalry, battlefield exploits, betrayal, political intrigue and telepathic magic insure that there's never a dull moment in the Kingdom of the Six Duchies. Through deft description and characterizations, Hobb manages to create a kingdom that looks like a fairy tale but feels like the real world?which makes it almost impossible not to become immersed in Hobb's fantasy epic. The ending clamors for a sequel-and hopefully sooner, than later.

Hobb Robin The Farseer Trilogy  
Rara avis Пузий Владимир  
обложка книги Redshirts Redshirts

Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship’s Xenobiology laboratory.

Life couldn’t be better…until Andrew begins to pick up on the fact that (1) every Away Mission involves some kind of lethal confrontation with alien forces, (2) the ship’s captain, its chief science officer, and the handsome Lieutenant Kerensky always survive these confrontations, and (3) at least one low-ranked crew member is, sadly, always killed.

Not surprisingly, a great deal of energy below decks is expendedon avoiding, at all costs, being assigned to an Away Mission. Then Andrew stumbles on information that completely transforms his and his colleagues’ understanding of what the starship Intrepid really is…and offers them a crazy, high-risk chance to save their own lives.

Scalzi John  
обложка книги Racconto d'inverno Racconto d'inverno Willis Connie  
обложка книги Rumore Rumore Willis Connie  
обложка книги Ringwereld Ringwereld

In 2855 wordt een onderzoeksexpeditie naar de Ringwereld gestuurd, een gigantische door onbekenden gebouwde wereld-ring om een ster. Nessus de poppenspeler, een buitenaards ras, vraagt Louis Wu, Teela Brown en de Kzin-strijder Spreker-tot-Dieren om met hem mee te gaan. Hun ruimteschip stort neer op de Ringwereld en in die uitgestrekte wereld blijken andere, weinig vriendelijke wezens te wonen.

Niven Larry Ringwereld  
Reincarnations Turtledove Harry  
обложка книги Rendezvous cu Rama Rendezvous cu Rama

In anul de gratie 2130, un obiect straniu este descoperit insurubandu-se in spatiu, pe ceea ce ar putea constitui un curs de coliziune cu Pamantu.

Ce este? de unde vine? Si, cel mai important, ce doreste?

Clarke Arthur C Rama  
обложка книги Rite of Passage Rite of Passage

In 2198, one hundred and fifty years after the desperate wars that destroyed an overpopulated Earth, Man lives precariously on a hundred hastily-established colony worlds and in the seven giant Ships that once ferried men to the stars. Mia Havero’s Ship is a small closed society. It tests its children by casting them out to live or die in a month of Trial in the hostile wilds of a colony world. Mia Havero’s Trial is fast approaching and in the meantime she must learn not only the skills that will keep her alive but the deeper courage to face herself and her world. Published originally in 1968, Alexei Panshin’s Nebula Award-winning classic has lost none of its relevance, with its keen exploration of societal stagnation and the resilience of youth.


Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1968.

Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1969.

Panshin Alexei  
Reformer Drake David, Stirling S M General  
обложка книги Rokiś Rokiś

Rokiś to zabawna opowieść o znanym z ludowych podań diable Rokicie, który straciwszy swoją dziuplę w starej wierzbie, zamieszkał w mieście, w domu współczesnej dziewczynki. Sympatyczny diabełek popełnia wiele błędów, powoduje różne nieporozumienia, które zawsze mają efekt komiczny.

ńska Joanna  
обложка книги Resurrection Resurrection

The Spider Queen has been asleep for a long time, leaving the Underdark to suffer war and ruin. But if she finally returns, will things get better… or worse?

Кемп Пол War of the Spider Queen  
обложка книги Ruled Britannia Ruled Britannia Turtledove Harry  
обложка книги Rage Rage Costello Matthew  
обложка книги Revelation Revelation

Every advanced society in the galaxy relies on the technology of the Protheans, an ancient species that vanished fifty thousand years ago. After discovering a cache of Prothean technology on Mars in 2148, humanity is spreading to the stars; the newest interstellar species, struggling to carve out its place in the greater galactic community.

On the edge of colonized space, ship commander and Alliance war hero David Anderson investigates the remains of a top secret military research station; smoking ruins littered with bodies and unanswered questions. Who attacked this post and for what purpose? And where is Kahlee Sanders, the young scientist who mysteriously vanished from the base—hours before her colleagues were slaughtered?

Sanders is now the prime suspect, but finding her creates more problems for Anderson than it solves. Partnered with a rogue alien agent he can’t trust and pursued by an assassin he can’t escape, Anderson battles impossible odds on uncharted worlds to uncover a sinister conspiracy. . one he won’t live to tell about. Or so the enemy thinks.

Карпишин Дрю, Karpyshyn Drew Mass Effect  
обложка книги Richter 10 Richter 10

Lewis Crane survived the Los Angeles earthquake of 1994, but his family didn’t. At 7 years old, his life was torn apart. Now, at 37, he’s a seismologist with a mission: protect others from that fate. He’s got a unique theory of quake prediction, but in an America split along racial and religious lines, he’ll have to predict the unpredictable to get anyone to believe him. Steeped in the latest discoveries of earth science, this is a near-future story of high-tech suspense and the staggering force of a moving, living earth.

Clarke Arthur, McQuay Mike  
обложка книги Remake Remake

In the Hollywood of the future there’s no need for actors since any star can be digitally recreated and inserted into any movie. Yet young Alis wants to dance on the silver screen. Tom tries to dissuade her, but he fears she will pursue her dream — and likely fall victim to Hollywood’s seamy underside, which is all to eager to swallow up naive actresses. Then Tom begins to find Alis in the old musicals he remakes, and he has to ask himself just where the line stands between reality and the movies.


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1996.

Willis Connie  
Realms of the Deep  
обложка книги Raven Calls Raven Calls

Something wicked this way comes.

Suddenly, being bitten by a werewolf is the least of Joanne Walker's problems.

Her personal life in turmoil, her job as a cop over, she's been called to Ireland by the magic within her. And though Joanne's skills have grown by leaps and bounds, Ireland's magic is old and very powerful..

In fact, this is a case of unfinished business. Because the woman Joanne has come to Ireland to rescue is the woman who sacrificed everything for Joanne— the woman who died a year ago. Now, through a slip in time, she's in thrall to a dark power and Joanne must battle darkness, time and the gods themselves to save her.

Murphy CE Walker Papers  
обложка книги Rama II Rama II

70 years after the events of Rendezvous with Rama, a second Raman vessel enters our solar system. Its arrival is expected and an expedition is sent to unlock more of Rama’s mysteries, but the crew are unprepared both for what they find and for the conflicts that arise between them. Rama II brings new characters into a new story and is mostly unrelated to the original and largely serves to set up its own sequels. It ends with three of the twelve astronauts stranded inside Rama as it travels out of the solar system, Nicole des Jardins Wakefield, Richard Wakefield and Michael O’Toole.

Unlike Rendezvous with Rama, which depicted a utopian future and focused almost entirely on the hard science fiction elements regarding the scientific wonders of the alien spacecraft, Rama II and its sequels deconstruct Clarke’s vision of human colonies throughout the solar system through a global economic crisis that forced their almost total deactivation. Then follows a very different storytelling that brings forward contemporary issues like abortion, racism, drug abuse and organized crime.

Wikipedia

In 1973, Clarke’s Rendezvous with Rama won the Hugo, Nebula and Campbell awards. This new novel is the second in a trilogy about the mystifying world-ships and their flybys of our solar system. Unfortunately, the focus is no longer on alien mysteries, but on the petty concerns of an unlikely assortment of cosmonauts. The 12 specialists chosen to explore a second Raman craft passing through human space 70 years after the first are more involved with adultery, religion and media contracts than they are with scientific advancement. Not only are their actions unrealistic, but the chapter titles telegraph what comes next. The excitement of discovery that was present in the first book is altogether missing from this soap opera plot.

(Publishers Weekly)
Clarke Arthur C Rama  
обложка книги Rzeka bogów Rzeka bogów

„Rzeka bogów” bez wysiłku bije na głowę dowolną spekulatywną powieść z ostatnich paru lat; to pełen wigoru skok w przyszłość Indii, widziany oczyma dziewięciu zupełnie różnych postaci. Ich historie wikłają się i łączą, podczas gdy McDonald nie tylko snuje rozbuchaną, pełną tajemnicy intrygę, ale także ilustruje przyszłe dylematy ludzkości, przeskakując od jednego odkrycia ku następnemu, prowadząc nas nieubłaganie ku przyszłości, jakiej sami byśmy sobie nie wyobrazili. (…) Książka się kończy, a czytelnik chce więcej, mimo że McDonald, w odróżnieniu od autorów paru innych potężnych tomiszczy, wie jak się kończy opowieść. Nieustanny potok objawień prowadzi do kulminacji, smutnej i ekscytującej zarazem, całkiem jakby autor, na równi z czytelnikiem, pragnął pozostać w roku 2047. „Rzeka bogów” (…) jest (…) prawdopodobnie jak dotąd najwybitniejszą powieścią Iana McDonalda. Gęsta, momentami trudna w odbiorze, kojarzy się z puszczonym na pełen gaz kulturowym zanurzeniem Williama Gibsona; jest pełna naukowego żargonu, spostrzeżeń religijnych i socjologicznych oraz nawiązań do sztuki, tak niskiej, jak i wysokiej. Powieść potrafi jednak wynagrodzić staranną lekturę, więcej niż rekompensując skupienie wartką akcją. Najnowsze dokonanie wielokrotnie już nagradzanego pisarza należy zaliczyć do najlepszych powieści SF wydanych w Stanach Zjednoczonych w tym roku.

McDonald Ian  
Rodney Parish for Hire Ellison Harlan, Hensley Joe L  
обложка книги Runesmith Runesmith Ellison Harlan, Sturgeon Theodore  
обложка книги Raven Cursed Raven Cursed

The vampires of Asheville, North Carolina, want to establish their own clan, but since they owe loyalty to the Master Vampire of New Orleans they must work out the terms with him. To come up with an equitable solution, he sends an envoy with the best bodyguard blood money can buy: Jane Yellowrock.

 But when a group of local campers are attacked by something fanged, Jane goes from escort to investigator. Unless she wants to face a very angry mast vampire, she will have to work overtime to find the killer. It's a good thing she's worth every penny.

Hunter Faith Jane Yellowrock  
обложка книги Rendezvous with Rama Rendezvous with Rama Clarke Arthur C Rama  
Ring Around the Sun Simak Clifford D  
Roma IV

«Реальные шоу» наподобие «За стеклом», с плохой «картинкой» и «неотстроенным» звуком уже приедаются. Однажды придет день, когда в прямом эфире очередного «шоу» крупным планом покажут смерть – этакий новый виток в истории гладиаторских игрищ и рыцарских турниров... И до того, чтобы одеть насельников «заэкранья» в исторически (не)достоверные костюмы, останется один шаг. Техника недалекого будущего обеспечит в прямом эфире ракурсы и звуковые эффекты, достойные многомиллионного блокбастера. Кабельные сети перенесут сигнал на миллиарды жидкокристаллических экранов. Шоу может продолжаться годами, как телесериал, или завершиться в считанные дни: имеет значение только его рейтинг, «отбивающий» вложенные деньги. А для того, чтобы деньги были вложены, требуется подробный бизнес-план проекта, включающий, в частности, сценарную разработку, каковая и представлена ниже. Форма сценарной разработки традиционно может быть свободной.

Копылова Полина  
обложка книги Reborn Reborn Wilson F Paul Adversary Cycle  
обложка книги Reprisal Reprisal Wilson F Paul Adversary Cycle  
обложка книги Reign or Shine Reign or Shine

As if trying to fit in at a new school isn't stressful enough, sixteen-year-old Nikki Donovan just found out that her long-lost father is, in fact, the demon king of the Shadowlands — the world that separates and protects us from the Underworld. When she is brought there by the mysterious — and surprisingly cute — messenger Michael, she learns that her father is dying, and he wants her to assume the throne. To complicate matters, a war is brewing between the Shadowlands and the Underworld, her half-demon qualities are manifesting, and her growing feelings for Michael are completely forbidden. Ruling a kingdom, navigating a secret crush, and still making it home by curfew — what's a teenage demon princess to do?


Роуэн Мишель  
обложка книги Reign Check Reign Check

Fresh from finding out that she is a demon princess, fighting her aunt for her life, and rescuing her father from being poisoned, Nikki Donovan is looking forward to getting back to her regular high school life. But when Rhys, the handsome king of the faery realm, decides to show up at her school as a "foreign exchange student," Nikki knows this won't be possible. Couple with this a whole host of other problems: there's a new prophecy that claims she will destroy everyone. Her conflicted feelings for Rhys and her boyfriend, Michael, are getting in the way of their relationship. Her best friend Melinda just might be a demon-slayer-in-training, and her old crush Chris might know of her demon side. Throw in a field trip to none other than Hell itself … and Nikki's going to be hoping for a rain check on more than just her homework!


Роуэн Мишель Demon Princess  
обложка книги Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

Cyberpunk is dead


The revolution has been co-opted by half-assed heroes, overclocked CGI, and tricked-out sunglasses. Once radical, cyberpunk is nothing more than a brand.


Time to stop flipping the channel


These sixteen extreme stories reveal a government ninja routed by a bicycle repairman, the inventor of digitized paper hijacked by his college crush, a dead boy trapped in a warped storybook paradise, and the Queen of England attacked with the deadliest of forbidden technology: a working modem. You'll meet Manfred Macx, renegade meme-broker, Red Sonja, virtual reality sex-goddess, and Felix, humble sysadmin and post-apocalyptic hero.


Editors James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel (Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology) have united cyberpunk visionaries William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, and Pat Cadigan with the new post-cyberpunk vanguard including Cory Doctorow, Charles Stross, and Jonathan Lethem. Including a canon-establishing introduction and excerpts from a hotly-contested online debate, Rewired is the first anthology to define and capture the crackling excitement of the post-cyberpunks.


From the grittiness of Mirrorshades to the Singularity and beyond, it's time to revive the revolution.


Are you ready?

Egan Greg, Williams Walter Jon, Gibson William, Doctorow Cory, Kelly James Patrick, Cadigan Pat, Sterling Bruce, Kessel John, Jones Gwyneth, Stross Charles, Bear Elizabeth, Swanwick Michael, Marusek David, Di Filippo Paul, Rowe Christopher, Rosenblum Mary, Bacigalupi Paolo  
обложка книги Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

Cyberpunk is dead


The revolution has been co-opted by half-assed heroes, overclocked CGI, and tricked-out sunglasses. Once radical, cyberpunk is nothing more than a brand.


Time to stop flipping the channel


These sixteen extreme stories reveal a government ninja routed by a bicycle repairman, the inventor of digitized paper hijacked by his college crush, a dead boy trapped in a warped storybook paradise, and the Queen of England attacked with the deadliest of forbidden technology: a working modem. You'll meet Manfred Macx, renegade meme-broker, Red Sonja, virtual reality sex-goddess, and Felix, humble sysadmin and post-apocalyptic hero.


Editors James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel (Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology) have united cyberpunk visionaries William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, and Pat Cadigan with the new post-cyberpunk vanguard including Cory Doctorow, Charles Stross, and Jonathan Lethem. Including a canon-establishing introduction and excerpts from a hotly-contested online debate, Rewired is the first anthology to define and capture the crackling excitement of the post-cyberpunks.


From the grittiness of Mirrorshades to the Singularity and beyond, it's time to revive the revolution.


Are you ready?

Egan Greg, Williams Walter Jon, Gibson William, Doctorow Cory, Kelly James Patrick, Cadigan Pat, Sterling Bruce, Kessel John, Jones Gwyneth, Stross Charles, Bear Elizabeth, Swanwick Michael, Marusek David, Di Filippo Paul, Rowe Christopher, Rosenblum Mary, Bacigalupi Paolo  
обложка книги Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

Cyberpunk is dead


The revolution has been co-opted by half-assed heroes, overclocked CGI, and tricked-out sunglasses. Once radical, cyberpunk is nothing more than a brand.


Time to stop flipping the channel


These sixteen extreme stories reveal a government ninja routed by a bicycle repairman, the inventor of digitized paper hijacked by his college crush, a dead boy trapped in a warped storybook paradise, and the Queen of England attacked with the deadliest of forbidden technology: a working modem. You'll meet Manfred Macx, renegade meme-broker, Red Sonja, virtual reality sex-goddess, and Felix, humble sysadmin and post-apocalyptic hero.


Editors James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel (Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology) have united cyberpunk visionaries William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, and Pat Cadigan with the new post-cyberpunk vanguard including Cory Doctorow, Charles Stross, and Jonathan Lethem. Including a canon-establishing introduction and excerpts from a hotly-contested online debate, Rewired is the first anthology to define and capture the crackling excitement of the post-cyberpunks.


From the grittiness of Mirrorshades to the Singularity and beyond, it's time to revive the revolution.


Are you ready?

Egan Greg, Williams Walter Jon, Gibson William, Doctorow Cory, Kelly James Patrick, Cadigan Pat, Sterling Bruce, Kessel John, Jones Gwyneth, Stross Charles, Bear Elizabeth, Swanwick Michael, Marusek David, Di Filippo Paul, Rowe Christopher, Rosenblum Mary, Bacigalupi Paolo  
обложка книги Revelation Space Revelation Space

Dr Dan Sylveste, an archaeologist who has for years been fascinated with the long-dead alien race the Amarantin, is about to discover something that could change the course of mankind. But before he can act on anything his wife is killed and he is captured when a coup sweeps across the planet Resurgam. Meanwhile, an astonishing ship bearing a crew of militaristic cyborgs and a kidnapped Gunnery Officer is bearing down on Resurgam, crossing light years of space to enlist Sylveste’s help to save their metamorphosing Captain. Only Sylveste, or, more accurately, the software programme containing his father’s knowledge that he carries in his mind, can save the Captain. None of them can anticipate the cataclysm that will result when they meet, a cataclysm that will sweep through space and could determine the ultimate fate of humanity.


Nominated for BSFA Award in 2000.

Nominated for Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2001.

Reynolds Alastair Revelation Space  
обложка книги Recuerdos del futuro Recuerdos del futuro

Recuerdos del futuro es la historia de un asombroso descubrimiento en las instalaciones del CERN en Suiza. El equipo de investigación de Lloyd Simcoe y Theo Procopides está empleando el acelerador de partículas del laboratorio para buscar el esquivo bosón de Higgs, una partícula subatómica teórica. Pero su experimento sale terriblemente mal y, durante unos instantes, la conciencia de toda la raza humana es arrojada veinte años hacia el futuro.

Mientras la humanidad debe restañar los catastróficos efectos inmediatos del experimento (miles resultan muertos o heridos cuando el cuerpo de todos los hombres y mujeres queda inconsciente en el presente), las implicaciones más serias tardan algo en aparecer. Aquellos que no recibieron visión del porvenir tratan de descubrir cómo morirán, mientras que otros buscan a sus futuros amantes. Lloyd deberá superar la culpabilidad de haber provocado accidentalmente la muerte de la hija de su prometida, mientras Theo se ve atrapado en la investigación de su propio asesinato.

A medida que las verdaderas consecuencias de lo sucedido comienzan a hacerse claras, la presión para repetir el experimento aumenta sin cesar. Todos quieren un destello del futuro, una oportunidad para saltar y ser testigo de su éxito... o para aprender a evitar sus errores.

Sawyer Robert J  
обложка книги RACHEL CAINE - Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires 7) RACHEL CAINE - Fade Out (The Morganville Vampires 7)

Без злого вампира Бишопа, правящего Морганвиллем, местные вампиры добились больших уступок для человеческой популяции. Клер Денверс и ее друзья почти начинают чувствовать себя комфортно со вновь обретенной свободой.

Теперь Клэр действительно может сосредоточиться на учебе, а ее подруга Ева присоединиться к местной театральной труппе. Но когда один из сослуживцев Евы пропадает без вести после начала съемок короткометражного документального фильма, Ева подозревает худшее. Клер и Ева скоро поймут, что этот фильм, который вампиры снимают сами про себя — намного больше — и намного опаснее, чем кто-либо предполагал.

Перевод — http://notabenoid.com/book/11538/

Рэйчел Кейн Морганвилльские вампиры  
Running Wild

"Where to start? So much has been written about the Pangbourne massacre, as it is now known in the popular press throughout the world, that I find it difficult to see this tragic event with a clear eye."

Shortly after eight on the morning of June 25, 1988, the thirty-two adult members of an exclusive residential community in West London are brutally murdered, and their children abducted without so much as a trace. Through the forensic diary of Dr. Richard Greville, Deputy Psychiatric Advisor to the London Metropolitan Police, the brutal details of the massacre that has baffled the entire police department unfold. "There seems scarcely room for even a single fresh hypothesis," writes Greville, but he has a few ideas of his own, and pursues them with determination despite repeated discouragement from his superiors.

In this powerful and compelling novel of suspense, J. G. Ballard, acclaimed author of _Empire of the Sun_ and _The Day of Creation_, has spun a tale, at once thrilling and disturbing, which challenges our most cherished assumptions about the relationship between parents and their children.

Ballard J G  
обложка книги Retorno de las estrellas Retorno de las estrellas

La nave interplanetaria Prometeo llega a la Tierra tras un viaje científico de diez años, aunque por la relatividad, en el planeta han pasado ciento veintisiete. Los supervivientes llegan a un mundo en que se ha implantado la betrización, operación que hace imposible concebir la agresividad. Es una sociedad segura, cómoda, pero en la que han desaparecido las ansias de aventura. El protagonista, Hal Bregg, se siente como un cavernícola en un mundo que no entiende, tras dedicar su vida a algo que al resto de la gente le parece una locura. Compra una casa apartada y se dedica a estudiar y a boxear con su compañero Olaf, hasta que se enamora de su vecina, con la que acaban juntos tras un inicio en que él intenta suicidarse y ella le teme. Cuando descubre que el resto de astronautas se prepara para otra misión, él decide quedarse.

Lem Stanislaw Романы  
обложка книги Remnant Population Remnant Population

Failure to become a successful space colony, plus fear of the indigenous non-human population, forces the abandonment of Sims Bancorp Colony. Ofelia, tired of taking orders and too elderly to survive the trip to the next colony, hides until all fellow humans are evacuated. Alone but unafraid, she meets the challenges of survival and eventually befriends the natives who call themselves “The People.” Gradually, Ofelia becomes an important member of The People and acts as their diplomatic liaison when a new group of humans return to the planet. Once downtrodden and overlooked, Ofelia rises above her old position to rebuild her self-esteem and redefine herself as she rises to situations calling for her to use her intelligence, emotional fortitude, and abilities. Once she has power, she uses it wisely and justly.

Moon Elizabeth  
обложка книги Rise of the Blood Royal Rise of the Blood Royal Newcomb Robert Destinies of Blood and Stone  
обложка книги Rzeźnia numer pięć Rzeźnia numer pięć

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LATVIJAS VALSTS IZDEVNIECĪBA RĪGĀ -1963

Tulkotāji: Jūlijs Aldermanis, Valija Brutāne.

Mākslinieks V. Grants

Herberts Džordžs Velss (1866—1946)

Fantāzijas drosmīgā trauksme, sapņi par dabas spēku pa­kļaušanu cilvēkam nekad nav tik cieši saaudušies ar konkrētiem zinātnes sasniegumiem kā musu dienās — kosmisko lidojumu laik­metā. Un nekad nav tik spilgti un uzskatāmi pierādījies, cik daudz var panākt zinātne, ja to nekavē šķiru pretrunas. Tad tā spēj iekarot kosmosu, atbrīvot atomenerģiju, kalpot progresam, teh­nikas attīstībai.

Par tādu atraisītu, varenu zinātni sapņoja lielais angļu progre­sīvais rakstnieks H. Dž. Velss, un zīmīgi, ka tieši uzvarošā soci­ālismā zemē viņa sapņi raduši spilgtu apstiprinājumu.

Herberta Velsa daiļrade ir loti daudzveidīga un plaša. Viņš uzrakstījis ap 40 romānu, ļoti daudz stāstu, filmu scenārijus, publicistiskus rakstus, rokas grāmatas bioloģijā un vēsturē. Vispo­pulārākie ir viņa zinātniski fantastiskie darbi. Tāpat kā Svifta «Gulivera ceļojumi», Dcfo uzņēmīgais Robinsons Krūzo un Zila Verna darbi, arī Velsa fantastiskie romāni aizvien saista un val­dzina jauno lasītāju. Tie rāda, ka pasaule ir ne vien brīnumu pilna kā pasaka, bet arī izpētāma un iekarojama, izzināma un izdibi­nāma, maināma un labojama.

Velsa stāstījumam ir īpaša ievirze. Būdams viens no pirma­jiem zinātniekiem, kas ienāk daiļliteratūrā, viņš ne tikai aizrauj ar saistošu fabulu, bet vienmēr rosina domu, zinātniskus meklē­jumus. Tanī pašā laikā viņa darbi rāda rakstnieka atsaucīgo sirdi, viņa dzīvo interesi par cilvēces likteni, patiesās rūpes par cilvēku sabiedrības nākotni un pauž gaišu ticību šīs sabiedrības progre­sam. Velss nešaubīgi ticiHinātnes attīstībai. Par savu romānu «Kad pamostas guļošais»' viņš raksta, ka aprobežojies tikai ar to, ko pats uzskata par iespējamu, taču izsaka pārliecību, ka cilvēces prāta sasniegumi būs daudz varenāki nekā tie, ko viņš attēlojis. Sāda pieeja zinātnei gluži nemanot savaldzina jaunatni. Vēl jo vairāk saistošus viņa darbus padara Velsa mīlestība uz dzīvi visās tās izpausmēs. «Dzīve man vienmēr šķitusi ārkārtīgi inte­resanta, tā drausmīgi valdzināja mani, tā piepildīja manu apziņu ar tēliem un idejām, un es jutu, ka tas viss jāatdod atpakaļ dzīvei. Es mīlēju dzīvi, un mīlu to aizvien vairāk,» tā viņš raksta priekš­vārdā savu darbu pirmajam izdevumam krievu valoda.

Rakstnieka nozīmi, viņa aso skatienu, daudzpusību un drosmi varam novērtēt vēl labāk, ja atceramies tā laika vēsturiskos un politiskos apstākļus.

Velss parādījās literatūrā XIX gadsimta beigās, imperiālismā sākuma posmā Anglijā. Tehnikai attīstoties, strādnieki grimst ar­vien dziļāk nabadzībā. Notiek virkne streiku un demonstrāciju. Imperiālistiskās Anglijas koloniālā politika tautu iegrūž būru kara, kas atnes zaudējumus un ciešanas.

Ideoloģiskajā frontē, arī literatūrā, iezīmejas divas reakcionā­ras līnijas: viena novirzās uz dekadenci, antihumānismu, neticību cilvēka prātam. Te visspēcīgākais pārstāvis ir Oskars Vailds. Otrā ar Radjedu Kiplingu priekšgalā slavina imperiālismu, šovinismu, aizstāv Anglijas koloniālās tieksmes. Tāpēc jo liela nozīme šai laikā ir godīgiem, progresīviem rakstniekiem, kas nepakļaujas šiem noskaņojumiem, bet no kritizētāja reālisma pozīcijām dros­mīgi atsedz imperiālisma vainas, aizstāv humānismu, cildina cil­vēka spējas. Viņu vidū Velss ieņem nozīmīgu vietu.

Savos stāstos un romānos Velss spilgti parāda kapitālistis­kās sabiedrības trūkumus, izsmēj angļu buržuāzijas aprobežotību, tajā pašā laikā cildinādams prāta nozīmi cilvēces progresa ceļā.

Oskars Vailds, vilinādams cilvēku tīra skaistuma pasaulē, sludinādams «mākslu mākslas dēļ», noliedz cilvēka prāta vērtību un spēku, turpretī Velsa varonis stāstā «Zvaigzne» izsaucas: «Tu vari mani nonāvēt, bet manām smadzenēm ir vara pār tevi — jā, pār visu universu.» Laika ceļotājs («Laika mašīna»), nevērojot briesmas, drosmīgi risina zinātniskas problēmas. Pat ikdienišķs cilvēks, maza antikvariāta īpašnieks (stāstā «Kristāla ola»), zinātnē atrod savas dzīves jēgu. Velsa varoņu aktīvā iejaukšanās mūsu pasaules norisēs, viņu kvēlās, pašaizliedzīgās, nerimstošās atziņu un zinā­šanu alkas ir izaicinājums mistikas un iracionālisma sludinātā­jiem, tiešiem un netiešiem imperiālisma aizstāvjiem.

Kamēr Radjeds Kiplings slavina «džungļu likumu» un ide­alizē angļu «civilizācijas nesējus», kuri valda pār iedzimtajiem, Velss daudzos savos darbos nesaudzīgi parāda šīs valdīšanas brutalitāti.

Jau Velsa daiļrades sākumā atklājās viņa zinātniski fantastiskā romāna īpatnējās iezīmes un reālistiskais rakstīšanas veids — viņa zinātniski fantastiskie darbi skan kā patiesība. Viņš iet Svifta pē­dās, izlietodams fantastiku kā kritikas metodi, saistīdams zinātnes attīstības un cilvēka izglītības jautājumus ar plašākām sociālām un politiskām problēmām. Velss arī konkrēti parāda zinātnes likteņus kapitālisma apstākļos.

Savā pirmajā sacerējumā «Laika mašīna» (1895) viņš rāda, ka zinātnes un tehnikas attīstība, ja tā notiek kapitālistu šķiras inte­resēs, neatvairāmi noved cilvēci pie pašiznīcināšanās. Laika , ceļo­tājs nokļūst 802 701. gada pasaulē un tur sastop divus cilvēka pa­veidus — nevarīgos, pārsmalcinātos elojus un darba rūķus mor- lokus, rupjas tumsas būtnes. Jo tuvāk viņš iepazīst šos cilvēkus, jo drausmīgāki ir viņa atklājumi. Morloki dzīvo tikai pazemē, viņi ir fiziski un garīgi deģenerējušies. Arī eloji deģenerējušies — zaudē­juši katru interesi, alkas pēc zināšanām, pat aizmirsuši rakstīt un lasīt- Patiešām, intelekts «izdarījis pašnāvību». Un Laika ceļotājs saprot, ka «šāds stāvoklis radies, pakāpeniski pieaugot atšķirībai starp kapitālistu un strādnieku …»

Velsa kritika ir drūma, viņa satīra skumja. Stāstījuma pesi­mismu mazina paša Laika ceļotāja tēls, viņa nenogurstošais mek­lētāja gars, kā arī romāna epilogs, kurā autors izsaka cerības, ka civilizācija tomēr šadi neiznīcinās pati sevi.

Šādus lēcienus laikā un telpā Velss izmanto daudzos sacerē­jumos.

«Pletnera stāstā» jauns maģistrs, izdarot eksperimentu, nokļūst ārpus telpas un no turienes .vēro mantkāri un alkatīgumu, kas cilvēkus urda uz nekrietnu rīcību. «Stāsts par priekšdienām» lasī­tāju aizved XXII gadsimtā, kad sasniegts tīri vai neticams tehni­kas progress. Taču visi šie sasniegumi ir pasaules monopolu rokās, tie neatvieglina cilvēku dzīvi — gandrīz trešā dala iedzīvotāju ir pilnīgi paverdzināta. Sis stāsts sasaucas ar 1899. gadā uzrakstīto romānu «Kad pamostas gulošais», kas sociāli vēl nozīmīgāks nekā «Laika mašīna». Te sevišķi spilgti un konkrēti parādīta buržuāziskā sabiedrība savā galējā attīstībā. šinī romānā Velss norada ne tikai uz briesmām, kas slēpjas kapitālistiskajā iekārtā, bet attēlo arī cilvēkus, kas ceļas cīņā pret to. Guļošais atmostas pasaulē, pār kuru valda Pasaules trests ar Balto padomi priekš­galā. Visi cilvēces sasniegumi atklāti vērsti uz to, lai tautu novestu līdz morloku stāvoklim. Bet tauta negrib to pieļaut, tā saceļas, lai pārņemtu varu.

Taču tas ir vienīgais romāns, kurā Velss atzīst revolūciju. Rakstnieka pasaules uzskats ir pretrunīgs, un tas izpaužas arī viņa daiļradē. Sīs pretrunas sevišķi skaidri parādās romānā «Ārsta Moro sala» (1896).

Galvenais varonis, neparasti apdāvinātais un enerģiskais zi­nātnieks Moro sācis darboties īstas, visnotaļ humānas zinātnes vārdā. Savu mūžu viņš veltījis dzīvnieku ķermeņa plastiskuma stu­dijām, dzīvu audu transplantācijai. Moro uzsRata, ka, apbruņots ar antiseptisko ķirurģiju un īsti izzinājis augšanas likumus, viņš va­rētu mainīt arī instinktus un sliecības. Sabiedrība atstumj šo ģe­niālo cilvēku, atraida viņa pakalpojumus. Rezultātā — Moro vairs neveic sabiedrībai derīgu darbu, bet ar aukstu vienaldzību, ar necil­vēcisku cietsirdību turpina savus zinātniskos eksperimentus viens pats. Autors parāda, ka zinātne, kurai nav humāna mērķa, kļūst par negatīvu spēku, kas laupa pēdējās žēluma un līdzcietī­bas paliekas. Un lasītājs līdz ar Prendiku, kas stāsta mums par ārstu Moro, kaut gan apbrīno ārsta vareno prātu un interesi par zinātni, taču nodreb šausmās, redzēdams, kādas sāpes un ciešanas viņš nodara gluži aukstasinīgi, — lai tikai apmierinātu šo interesi.

Tā ir viena līnija šai romānā. Taču ir vēl arī otra — galvenā līnija. Moro no dzīvniekiem rada puscilvēku pūli, valda pār to, iedvešot viņiem bailes. Lai noturētu viņus paklausībā, Moro liek šiem puscilvēkiem skaitīt īpašus «likumus» un izpildīt baigu ritu­ālu, kas tieši atgādina misionāru ieviestās reliģiskās ceremonijas. Sī paklausība tomēr izrādās tikpat ārišķīga kā šo dzīvnieku cilvē­ciskums. Nogaršojuši asinis, viņi saceļas pret salā ieviesto kartību un pašu Moro nogalina.

Moro valdīšana pār puscilvēkiem , ir baismīga kolonizācijas karikatūra, dzēlīga atbilde uz Kiplinga «Džungļu grāmatu», kas bija iznākusi divus gadus agrāk. Līdz ar to romānā iezīmēta arī treša līnija — bailes no revolūcijas. Būdams zinātnieks un humānists, Velss saprot, ka kapitālisms, koloniālisms jāiznīcina, lai cilvēce ietu progresa ceļu. Taču revolūciju viņš uzskata par nežēlīgu lī­dzekli. Velss baidās no tautas masām, netic, ka tās spētu pārvaldīt valsti, tāpēc liek cerības uz gudriem, kulturāliem zinātniekiem, kas pamazām mainītu cilvēka dabu un vadītu sabiedrību.

Velss ir nesaudzīgs kritizētājs un atmaskotājs, taču, sapinies sīkburžuāziskos uzskatos, neliek saviem varoņiem darboties ta, lai viņi pārveidotu sabiedrību. Viņi nekad neiesaistās socialaja dzīvē. Buržuāziskā sabiedrība viņus ierobežo, bet viņi nemēģina cī­nīties pret šiem ierobežojumiem, jo ir vientuļi un sabiedrotos ne­meklē tur, kur tie atrodami — apspiestās tautas masās. Un tomēr Velsa varoņi iegūst mūsu simpātijas, jo viņi tiecas pēc lieluma, viņu domu lidojums ir augsts.

Savus uzskatus par zinātnieka stāvokli buržuāziskajā sabied­rībā Velss varbūt vislabāk izteicis romānā «Neredzamais cilvēks». Šis darbs ieņem centrālo vietu rakstnieka agrīno zinātniski fan­tastisko romānu virknē. Grifins, jauns zinātnieks, ieguvis prasmi un zināšanas, attīstījis savu talantu, dzīvodams pusbadā un naba­dzībā. Viņam ne tikai jācīnās ar materiālajām grūtībām, bet prī jāsargās no viduvējiem zinātniekiem, kam skauž drosmīgs un nepa­rasts prāts. Taču savu atklājumu, kam milzīga zinātniska nozīme, Grifins grib izlietot egoistiskam mērķim. «Neredzamajam cilvēkam pieder vara,» viņš saka. Paliekot neredzams, viņš var kļūt bagāts un valdīt pār citiem. Tātad ideoloģiski Grifins ir tāds pats kā sa­biedrība, pret kuru viņš cinās, viņam piemīt īsta buržuāzijas pār­stāvja īpašības. Mēģinādams nodibināt savu «terora valsti», Gri­fins iet bojā, un līdz ar viņu zūd arī vērtīgais izgudrojums, tā arī nenesot labumu cilvēkiem.

Mēs atceramies putekļainās, sairušās grāmatas sen pamestajā bibliotēkā, ko vēro Laika ceļotājs, prātodams par to, cik daudz cilvēces pūliņu ir izšķiests veltīgi. Arī Grifina, izgudrojums ir veltīgs un netiek izmantots buržuāziskajā sabiedrībā. Līdzīgu traģēdiju piedzīvo ari dimanta taisītājs, kristāla olas īpašnieks un daudzi citi Velsa varoņi — zinātnieki.

Jo vairāk Velss vēro kapitālistisko īstenību, jo vairāk viņu sāk nodarbināt morāles jautājumi. Tagad viņš saskata ne tikai pret­runu starp tehnikas iespējamo progresu un darbaļaužu augošo nabadzību, bet viņu satrauc arī pretruna starp zinātnes sasniegu­miem un sabiedrības morālo pagrimumu. Līdz ar to savos nāka­majos romānos un stāstos Velss arvien vairāk pievēršas ikdienai. Un tieši te jo spilgti sāk izpausties Velsa humānisms, sirsnība un smalkjūtība, viņš pazīst un izprot cilvēka dvēseli, runā par saviem varoņiem ar patiesu līdzcietību un vieglu ironiju. Tas sevišķi parādās viņa stāstos, mazāk — romānos.

Stāstu darbības vieta parasti ir provinces pilsētiņa, ko autors tik labi pazīst, varoņi — sīki veikalnieki, amatnieki, skolotāji. Lai cik sekla, vienmuļa un pelēcīga būtu viņu dzīve, rakstnieks tanī pratis saskatīt ilgas pēc skaistuma, zināšanām un piedzīvoju­miem — progresa virzošo spēku. Stāsta «Skaistais uzvalks» ma­zais varonis ir īsts sapņotājs, sava sapņa dēļ viņš nelaimīgi iet bojā. Jauneklis stāstā «Durvis sienā» savā ikdienas dzīvē arvien tiecas pēc brīnišķīgās pasaules, kas reiz pavīdējusi aiz šīm dur­vīm. Jaunais skolotājs stāstā «Ābols» atsakās no izziņas ābola, taču visu mūžu nebeidz ilgoties pēc tā. Šie un daudzi citi varoņi modina žēlumu vai liek mums pasmaidīt, jo ari pats autors stāsta par viņiem ar siltu ironiju. Viņi visi ir cilvēciski, viņiem piemīt drosme pacelties pāri savai videi, ja ne citādi, tad vismaz sapņos un iztēlē.

Arī savos sadzīves romānos Velss par varoņiem izvēlas mazos cilvēkus. Romānā «Mīlestība un misters Luišams» (1900) rakst­nieks notēlo tālaika Londonu, kur blakus greznībai valda naba­dzība, kur spoži apgaismotu skatlogu priekšā bērni ubago peni­jus. Luišams cīnās, lai iegūtu izglītību, tomēr spiests atteikties no studijām, jo citādi nevar apprecēt mīļoto meiteni. Daļēji autobio­grāfiskais romāns «Kipss» (1905), kas stāsta par jaunu manufak­tūras veikala pārdevēju, sevišķi izceļas ar satīriskiem angļu aug­stākās sabiedrības notēlojumiem. Vēl interesantāks ir romāns «Tono Bangajs» (1909), kas rāda, kā uzzeļ un izput kāda krāp­nieka bizness, kā izaug monopoli. Šie darbi saturā tikpat plaši un nozīmīgi kā Velsa fantastiskie romāni, un arī šajos ļoti skaidri izpaužas Velsa sīkburžuāzisko uzskatu šaurība. Viņš tā arī neuz­rakstīja sava laika episko romānu, kas viņam bija padomā.

Kad sākas pirmais pasaules karš. Velss ir viens no nedaudza­jiem inteliģences pārstāvjiem Anglijā, kas aicina atbruņoties un saskata, ka Anglijas valdošās šķiras apdraud tautu vairāk nekā vācu armija. Viņa nostāju pauž jauna tipa romāns — sociāls uri politisks — «Misters Britlings beidzot saprot visu» (1916). Mak- sims Gorkijs, ko Velss mīlēja un apbrīnoja, atzina, ka «tā ir neap­šaubāmi labākā, pati drosmīgākā, patiesākā un humānākā grā­mata, kas Eiropā sarakstīta šī nolādētā kara laikā»!

Gorkijs rakstīja Velsam: «Esmu pārliecināts, — vēlāk, kad kļū­sim cilvēcīgāki, Anglija jutīsies lepna, ka pirmā balss, kas paudusi protestu… pret kara zvērībām, atskanējusi Anglijā, un tad visi godīgie un saprātīgie cilvēki Jūsu vārdu pieminēs ar pateicību.»

H. Velsa personību, patieso godīgumu un interesi par katru progresu raksturo viņa drosmīgais brauciens uz Padomju Savie­nību 1920. gadā un pēc šī apmeklējuma sarakstītā- grāmata «Krie­vija miglā». Grāmatas un paša brauciena nozīmi var īsti novērtēt tikai tad, ja atceramies toreizējos starptautiskos apstākļus. Tas bija laiks, kad Eiropa vērsās pret jauno Padomju zemi ar imperi­ālistisko intervenci, ar nekaunīgiem apmelojumiem un naidu un

vadošā loma te bija tieši Anglijai. Patiesīgā grāmata īsti nepatī­kami pārsteidza angļu buržuāzisko sabiedrību. Tiesa, Velss nespēj saprast revolūcijas īsto būtību. Taču viņš godīgi un aizkustinoši stāsta par Petrogradu un Maskavu, atklājot bada un sabrukuma īstos vaininiekus — interventus. Nevis komunisms, bet imperi­ālisms ir vainojams Krievijas postā, jo tas ir sācis intervenci un nežēlīgo blokādi. Velss kvēli stāsta par komunistu godīgumu un patiesīgumu, par viņu pārcilvēciskajām pūlēm atjaunot valst^ normālu dzīvi.

Palikdams sev uzticīgs, Velss galvenokārt interesējās par zi­nātnes un kultūras stāvokli Padomju Krievijā. Viņš ar dziļu ap­brīnu piemin savu veco draugu Gorkiju, kas meties kultūras cīņā, stāsta par Zinātnieku namu, kur Pavlovs sevišķi grūtos apstākļos risina augstākās nervu sistēmas problēmas. Velsam par brīnumu, skolās notiek mācības, teātros — izrādes. Velss beidzot satiekas ar Ļeņinu, kas viņu pārsteidz ar saviem drosmīgajiem sapņiem, savu vienkāršību un cilvēcīgumu. Velsu nepārliecina, taču sajūs­mina Ļeņina valsts elektrifikācijas plāns un viņa ticība Krievijas nākotnes varenajām perspektīvām.

Ar visu savu cieņu pret jauno sociālistisko republiku Velss tomēr apgalvo, ka rietumu pasaulei revolūcija nav piemērojama, to var glābt vienīgi reformu ceļš. Izglītot cilvēku, pareizi mācot vēs­turi, — šī ir viena no Velsa mīļākajām idejām; viņš arī pats mē­ģina pāraudzināt cilvēku, rakstīdams grāmatas par pasaules vēs­turi. 1920. gadā viņš Gorkija dzīvokli raksta, ka īsts miers un inter­nacionālisms lielā mērā atkarīgi no šādas Izglītības.

Taču, šķiet, mūža beigās Velss pats šaubījies, vai viņam bijusi taisnība. Stāstā «Zaudētais mantojums» Velss dzēlīgi izsmej vecu savādnieku, kas visu mūžu rakstījis, lai mācītu cilvēkus, lai cīnītos pret «karu un valodām par karu, un… sociālisma maldiem, un savtīgu kapitālu…», bet neviens nelasa viņa grāmatas, un viņš nomirst, apzinādamies, ka dzīvojis veltigi.

Divdesmito gadu beigās un trīsdesmitajos gados, kad Eiropai uzbrūk fašisms, viss Velsa literārais darbs veltīts cīņai pret šīm briesmām. Balss, kas romānā «Neredzamais cilvēks» brīdina no rupja spēka, no' «terora valsts», vēl skaidrāk un zīmīgāk skan ro­mānā «Misters Bletsvertijs Rempola salā». Romāns uzrakstīts 1928. gadā, kad šāds terors jau valdīja Eiropā. Interesanti, ka te Velss atkal pievēršas fantastikai kā kritikas metodei — tāpat kā antifašistiskajā stāstā «Dzelžotje».

1934. gadā viņš apmeklē Padomju Savienību otru reizi, redz pārmaiņas, kas dziļi ietekmē viņu, redz, ka Ļeņina lielais sapnis pakāpeniski kļūst īstenība.

Trīsdesmito gadu beigās Velss ir viens no aktīvākajiem un drosmīgākajiem angļu inteliģentiem, kas atklāti protestē pret rietumvalstu valdību noziedzīgo neiejaukšanās politiku, kas īstenībā ir izdabāšana fašismam.

Kad sākas otrais pasaules karš, Velss jau ir labi gados. Tomēr pat tad, 75 gadu vecumā, viņš spēj pārvērtēt savu nostāju. Referātā, kas nolasīts 1941. gada 27. septembri Britu Zinātnes Veicināšanas biedrības sasauktajā konferencē, Velss vēršas ne tikai pret hitle- rismu, bet ari pret rietumu pasaules «irstošo, novecojušo sociālo un politisko kārtību». «Mums, garīga darba strādniekiem, jāizlemj,» viņš raksta, «vai būsim līdzīgi grieķu vergiem un darīsim, ko pavēlēs mūsu kungi, gangsteri un peļņas rausēji, vai ieņemsim savu likumīgo vietu kā pasaules kungi un kalpi!»

1945. gada maijā, īsi pirms nāves, Velss raksta avīzei Daily Worker, paziņodams savu lēmumu gaidāmajās vēlēšanās «aktīvi •atbalstīt atdzimstošo komunistisko partiju un nodot savu balsi tās labā».

Herberts Velss ar saviem zinātniski fantastiskajiem sacerēju­miem uztvēris zinātnes attīstības nākotnes virzienu. Daudz kas no viņa sapņiem ir īstenojies, kļuvis daļa no mūsu dzīves.

Velsa sacerējumi vēl arvien modina interesi par pasauli, ro­sina domu, iesilda mūs līdzcietībā pret cilvēkiem, liek kopā ar autoru raizēties par cilvēces nākotni, vērsties pret stingumu, aiz­spriedumiem un reakciju.

T. Zālīte

Velss Herberts  
обложка книги Remolcando a Jehová Remolcando a Jehová

Remolcando a Jehova es el tipo de libro que haría que Morrow fuera lapidado en un país menos secular. Su estilo satírico es comparable al de Jonathan Swift ya que es capaz de recrear la comedia mas elevada y baja a la vez. Entre sus objetivos se incluyen la Iglesia Católica, la comida rápida, los fabricantes de condones, el racionalismo pesimista, las compañías petrolíferas… Reírse de los Cuartos de Libra con Queso de McDonald’s o la interpretación de Charlton Heston de Moisés es sencillo; pero llegar hasta las consecuencias filosóficas y psicológicas de! descubrimiento del cuerpo de Dios es algo más complicado y Morrow salda con igual brillantez ambas tareas.

Morrow James  
обложка книги Return of the Damned Return of the Damned Lain T H Dungeons and Dragons  
обложка книги Ripping Time Ripping Time Linda Evans Robert Robert Time Scout  
Reclamation Zettel Sarah  
обложка книги RED PROPHET RED PROPHET Card Orson Scott  
Rihla

En el año 890 de la Jégira, Lisán al-Aysar, erudito árabe del reino de Granada, convencido de la existencia de un mundo más allá del océano, se embarca en una gran expedición. En esta rilha le acompañarán aventureros árabes, corsarios turcos, caballeros sarracenos, un hechicero mameluco y un piloto vizcaíno, renegado y borracho. Descubrirán una tierra lujuriosamente fértil y deberán enfrentarse a sus extraños pobladores: hombres-jaguar, guerras floridas y sacrificios humanos. El viaje llevará a Lisán a alcanzar una nueva sabiduría, conocer la magia, recuperar el motor y vivir una gran aventura. Una original novela que nos sumerge en una emocionante y exótica aventura y nos invita a reflexionar sobre las culturas ajenas y la propia, del pasado y del presente.

Aguilera Juan Miguel  
Reap The East Wind Cook Glen  
Reap The East Wind Cook Glen  
обложка книги Red Iron Nights Red Iron Nights Cook Glen Garrett Files  
Raker Cook Glen  
обложка книги Radio Free Albemuth Radio Free Albemuth Dick Philip K  
обложка книги reMix reMix

LizAlec is wired for sound, speed and anything else that money can buy. But she's abducted. Her mother's a French minister, who moves Heaven and Earth to find her. Fixx fixes things — recordings, people, anything that makes money. Some of him is almost human. Now he has to find LizAlec

Grimwood Jon Courtenay  
обложка книги redRobe redRobe

Ex-assassin Axl Borja has agreed to do one last hit - only he hasn't told his gun yet. Cardinal Santo Ducque faces political ruin if he can't regain the Vatican's missing billions. Mai's a Japanese kinderwhore held hostage on a space habitat. As they collide their actions could change the world.

Grimwood Jon Courtenay  
обложка книги Redeeming the Lost Redeeming the Lost

The prophecies are coming true and the ancient race of the Kantri - or true dragons - have come back to the world of Men. It was through the actions of Young Lanen Kaelar that the Kantri were reminded of the larger world. It was bravery (and a mad belief in the old tales) that caused the young woman to start a perilous journey to find the great dragons of legend. In doing so, she found not only the reality of the myth but her own true love. He was the great Dragon King, an immensely powerful creature out of time who ultimately chose life over death, a puny mortal form rather than the power of a kingship to be with this most extraordinary woman. As he is Dragon in Man's form, the being known as Varien has risked much to stay by Lanen's side.

Their haven destroyed, the Kantri have chosen instead of seeking a new home to return to the land of their greatest defeat and to the fear of the people who rejected their aid so long ago. They bring ancient power and knowledge and the Kantri have come to see what the "littlings" have made of their world.

And much of what they find distresses them. For humans have squandered much of their heritage, the small dragons that were left behind are little more than cattle...and there are those who do remember the ancient ways...and have allied themselves with the race of demons who long to destroy all the world. The Kantri are disturbed and look to Varien and Lanen help them redeem what has been lost so long ago and make the world right again.

But Lanen is captured by the human demon-master Berys, who seeks to corrupt the ancient prophecy. He will try to use Lanen's new-found powers to gain control of the very fabric of the universe and in doing so, secure the demon forces of the otherworld and rule forever.

It is up to her true love Varien and one of the most unlikely alliances ever seen to rescue Lanen. And if Varien fails, not only will Lanen's life and the fates of his beloved Kantri hang in the balance. For the stage is now set for a confrontation between the forces of light and darkness...and if the good fail, not only will the Kantri fail but the human world will be doomed as well...

Kerner Elizabeth The Tale of Lanen Kaelar  
обложка книги Rebound Rebound

Also published as The Power.

Brown Fredric  
обложка книги Reconciliation Reconciliation Brown Fredric  
обложка книги „Rubin” przerywa milczenie „Rubin” przerywa milczenie

Książka Peteckiego nie oferuje nam prób stawiania ważnych pytań a tym bardziej udzielania na nie skomplikowanych odpowiedzi – jest solidną prozą przygodową, w której kosmos stanowi atrakcyjną otoczkę dla uwikłanych w swe problemy bohaterów. Do układu Proximy wysłana zostaje grupa kolonistów, a właściwie dwie grupy, które po jakimś czasie rozdzielają się, nastawione wobec siebie raczej wrogo. W związku z tym Ziemia zakłada na drugiej planecie układu stację nasłuchową, która ma uzyskać cenne informacje odciętych od Ziemi na własne życzenie kolonistów. Gdy i ta baza milknie, z macierzystej Ziemi zostaje wysłana załoga niosąca jej ratunek. W powieści Peteckiego znajdziemy sporo ciekawych pomysłów; jednym z nich jest wpływ składu atmosfery na to, co widzą przebywający na planecie ludzie: horyzont nie kończy się a załamuje się w górę zachodząc całą przyrodą na niebo i sprawiając wrażenie przebywania wewnątrz gigantycznej kuli, której powierzchnia zamiast na zewnątrz, znajduje się w środku…

Petecki Bogdan  
обложка книги Reich wird nie kapitulieren! Reich wird nie kapitulieren!

Утомили, честно говоря, различные попаданцы, которые благодаря своим невье… гм… более чем нескромным познаниям во всем двигают прогресс семимильными шагами, попутно гоняя Батыя, Того и Манштейна, исключительно на чужой территории и малой кровью. Произведения с такими героями бывают и вполне увлекательны, но делая из наших врагов слабаков и неумех, которых любой любитель форумных дискуссий может в хвост и в гриву, мы принижаем как мужество наших врагов, которое имело место быть, так и подвиги наших предков. Мой герой никогда не увлекался альтернативной историей — у него и по обычной-то тройка, да и та, что называется, за красивые глаза. Он не герой, не изобретатель, не спецагент… Он — обычный ученик НЕМЕЦКОЙ реальной школы, попавший в необычную ситуацию. И что теперь делать? А ничего не поделаешь, извольте спасать Родину, геноссе Карл. Насколько это в ваших силах, разумеется.

Сэй Алек  
обложка книги Rule of Evidence Rule of Evidence Hemry John G Paul Sinclair  
обложка книги Rule of Evidence Rule of Evidence Hemry John G Paul Sinclair  
обложка книги Rebellion Rebellion Larson B V Star force  
обложка книги Rojo Rojo

Todo gira en torno a Thomas Hunter, un escritor de poco éxito que sobrevive trabajando en el café Java Hut, en Denver. Pero su aparentemente monótona vida sufrirá un vuelvo radical cuando fuerzas desconocidas liberen un arma bacteriológica en la atmósfera. Al final de la jornada, tres millones de personas serán portadoras del virus más letal que haya conocido la humanidad, y en sólo un par de días habrá noventa millones de infectados.

El punto es que no existe ninguna vacuna… pero extrañamente, la única esperanza es Thomas Hunter. ¿Cómo? ¿Por qué? Él no lo sabe, pero su existencia amenaza importantes planes y por eso debe morir.

Dekker Ted  
обложка книги Ring of Knives Ring of Knives Daniels James Dead man  
обложка книги Right to Life Right to Life

Unlike Jack Ketchum’s earlier novel, LADIES NIGHT, his newest one, RIGHT TO LIFE, definitely has the shoe on the other foot as a pregnant woman becomes the victim of a deranged married couple that kidnap her right off the street and hold her captive for several months while she’s forced to endure their bizarre SM games.

The 139-page novella starts off with Sara Foster on her way to an abortion clinic to do away with the unwanted child that she’s now carrying. Before Sara can even enter the clinic, she’s grabbed and sedated by Stephen and Katherine Teach—a couple who’s unable to have children—and taken to their home where she’s held as a prisoner. The couple intends to hold Sara until the baby is born and then kill her. Stephen, however, has other plans for his beautiful captive as well. He’s going to get the most out Sara’s luscious body by using her to fulfill his own perverted desires. Forcing her to submit in whatever sexual manner he chooses, she’s mentally and physically tortured on almost a daily basis. Even Stephen’s wife decides to get in on the action by making the prisoner her sex slave when the hubby begins to lose interest after a few months have past.

Sara instinctively knows that she has to find a way out before it’s too late, but time is her worse enemy as she grows bigger and more powerless with her pregnancy. She also understands that if she does manage to escape, the couple may very well come after her. This leaves her with just one option—to kill them first!

RIGHT TO LIFE will shock you to the core as it depicts one’s person’s attempt to survive unimaginable torture and humiliation in order to keep from being killed. Mr. Ketchum never pulls his punches with the violence and craziness. His prose is fast moving and creates stark images that are mind numbing. The reader is quickly carried into this dark world of depravity and made to realize that anyone can be a potential victim when least expected. The characters are well drawn, but it’s the Techs that really steal the show. This is one psychotic couple you wouldn’t want to have as next-door neighbors! All in all, RIGHT TO LIFE delivers in full form. Strong in sexual content, it’s not for the faint-hearted or those with a queasy stomach.

One final note, this edition also contains two extra short stories. The first is “Brave Girl” and it deals with a four-year-old child whose mother has fallen in the bathtub and is now unconscious. The second short story is “Returns” which is slightly different from the author’s normal subject matter. It centers on the spirit of a recently deceased man who returns home to his hateful wife, hoping to stop her from killing his loving cat. These two short stories are a nice bonus for the fans of Jack Ketchum.

Ketchum Jack  
обложка книги Red Seas Under Red Skies Red Seas Under Red Skies

Escaping from the attentions of the Bondsmagi Locke Lamora, the estwhile Thorn of Camorr and Jean Tannen have fled their home city. Taking ship they arrive in the city state of Tal Varrar where they are soon planning their most spectacular heist yet; they will take the luxurious gaming house, The Sinspire, for all of its countless riches. No-one has ever taken even a single coin from the Sinspire that wasn't won on the tables or in the other games of chance on offer there. But, as ever, the path of true crime rarely runs smooth and Locke and Jean soon find themselves co-opted into an attempt to bring the pirate fleet of the notorious Zamira Drakasha to justice. Fine work for thieves who don't know one end of galley from another. And all the while the Bondsmagi are plotting their very necessary revenge against the one man who believes e has humiliated them and lived; Locke Lamora.

Lynch Scott Gentleman Bastards  
обложка книги Rama II Rama II

Po pierwszym spotkaniu z Ramą ludzkość oczekuje następnego. Wie, że Ramianie robią wszystko potrójnie. I rzeczywiście. W roku 2200 drugi statek kosmiczny obcej cywilizacji przybywa do Układu Słonecznego.

Ziemia wysyła natychmiast zespół naukowo-badawczy, którego celem jest znalezienie klucza do rozwiązania zagadki Ramy. Niektórzy z naukowców zamierzają kontynować badania nie zważając na jakiekolwiek zagorożenia…

Clarke Arthur C, Lee Jentry Rama (pl)  
Red Thunder Varley John  
обложка книги Rendezvous with Rama Rendezvous with Rama

Nebula Best Novel winner (1974)

Hugo Best Novel winner (1974)

At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind’s first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams… and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits—just behind a Raman airlock door.

Clarke Arthur Charles Rama  
обложка книги Revelation Revelation

Every advanced society in the galaxy relies on the technology of the Protheans, an ancient species that vanished 50,000 years ago. After discovering a cache of Prothean technology on Mars in 2148, humanity is spreading to the stars--the newest interstellar species, struggling to carve out its place in the greater galactic community.

On the edge of colonized space, ship commander and Alliance war hero David Anderson investigates the remains of a top secret military research station--smoking ruins littered with bodies and unanswered questions. Who attacked this post, and for what purpose? And where is Kahlee Sanders, the young scientist who mysteriously vanished from the base hours before her colleagues were slaughtered?

Sanders is now the prime suspect, but finding her creates more problems for Anderson than it solves. Partnered with a rogue alien agent he can't trust, and pursued by an assassin he can't escape, Anderson battles impossible odds on uncharted worlds to uncover a sinister conspiracy…one he won't live to tell about. Or so the enemy thinks.

Karpyshyn Drew Mass Effect  
обложка книги Retribution Retribution

Humanity has reached the stars, joining the vast galactic community of alien species. But beyond the fringes of explored space lurk the Reapers, a race of sentient starships bent on 'harvesting' the galaxy's organic species for their own dark purpose.

The Illusive Man, leader of the pro-human black ops group Cerberus, is one of the few who know the truth about the Reapers. To ensure humanity's survival, he launches a desperate plan to uncover the enemy's strengths - and weaknesses - by studying someone implanted with modified Reaper technology. He knows the perfect subject for his horrific experiments: former Cerberus operative Paul Grayson, who wrested his daughter from the cabal's control with the help of Ascension project director Kahlee Sanders.

But when Kahlee learns that Grayson is missing, she turns to the only person she can trust: Alliance war hero Captain David Anderson. Together they set out to find the secret Cerberus facility where Grayson is being held. But they aren't the only ones after him. And time is running out.

As the experiments continue, the sinister Reaper technology twists Grayson's mind. The insidious whispers grow ever stronger in his head, threatening to take over his very identity and unleash the Reapers on an unsuspecting galaxy.

Karpyshyn Drew Mass Effect  
обложка книги Riddle of the Seven Realms Riddle of the Seven Realms Hardy Lyndon Magics  
обложка книги Remembering Siri Remembering Siri Simmons Dan  
обложка книги Rogue Clone Rogue Clone

Having gone AWOL after his fellow troops were massacred, Lt. Wayson Harris-outlawed clone soldier of the Unified Authority-returns to service. But will Harris work for his former leaders…or against them?

Kent Steven L Clone  
обложка книги Red Mars Red Mars

In his most ambitious project to date, award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson utilizes years of research and cutting-edge science in the first of three novels that will chronicle the colonization of Mars.

For eons, sandstorms have swept the barren desolate landscape of the red planet. For centuries, Mars has beckoned to mankind to come and conquer its hostile climate. Now, in the year 2026, a group of one hundred colonists is about to fulfill that destiny.

John Boone, Maya Toitavna, Frank Chalmers, and Arkady Bogdanov lead a mission whose ultimate goal is the terraforming of Mars. For some, Mars will become a passion driving them to daring acts of courage and madness; for others it offers and opportunity to strip the planet of its riches. And for the genetic "alchemists, " Mars presents a chance to create a biomedical miracle, a breakthrough that could change all we know about life…and death.

The colonists place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the planets surface. Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels, kilometers in depth, will be drilled into the Martian mantle to create stupendous vents of hot gases. Against this backdrop of epic upheaval, rivalries, loves, and friendships will form and fall to pieces-for there are those who will fight to the death to prevent Mars from ever being changed.

Brilliantly imagined, breathtaking in scope and ingenuity, Red Mars is an epic scientific saga, chronicling the next step in human evolution and creating a world in its entirety. Red Mars shows us a future, with both glory and tarnish, that awes with complexity and inspires with vision.

Robinson Kim Stanley Mars, Mars Trilogy  
обложка книги Red Mars Red Mars

In his most ambitious project to date, award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson utilizes years of research and cutting-edge science in the first of three novels that will chronicle the colonization of Mars.

For eons, sandstorms have swept the barren desolate landscape of the red planet. For centuries, Mars has beckoned to mankind to come and conquer its hostile climate. Now, in the year 2026, a group of one hundred colonists is about to fulfill that destiny.

John Boone, Maya Toitavna, Frank Chalmers, and Arkady Bogdanov lead a mission whose ultimate goal is the terraforming of Mars. For some, Mars will become a passion driving them to daring acts of courage and madness; for others it offers and opportunity to strip the planet of its riches. And for the genetic "alchemists, " Mars presents a chance to create a biomedical miracle, a breakthrough that could change all we know about life…and death.

The colonists place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the planets surface. Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels, kilometers in depth, will be drilled into the Martian mantle to create stupendous vents of hot gases. Against this backdrop of epic upheaval, rivalries, loves, and friendships will form and fall to pieces-for there are those who will fight to the death to prevent Mars from ever being changed.

Brilliantly imagined, breathtaking in scope and ingenuity, Red Mars is an epic scientific saga, chronicling the next step in human evolution and creating a world in its entirety. Red Mars shows us a future, with both glory and tarnish, that awes with complexity and inspires with vision.

Robinson Kim Stanley Mars, Mars Trilogy  
обложка книги Red Inferno Red Inferno Conroy Robert  
обложка книги Russian Hide-and-Seek Russian Hide-and-Seek

The scene is England 50 years after its conquest by the Soviets. The plot is to turn the occupying government upside down.

A handsome and highly sexed young Russian cavalry officer, Alexander Petrovsky, joins the plot and learns to his regret that politics and playmates don't mix.

"Funny, cynical, captivating-Amis makes an implausible situation almost believable, then lets his characters worry their way out." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)

Amis Kingsley  
обложка книги Return to Eden Return to Eden

The conflict between the human Tanu and the reptilian Yilanè reaches a climax as the two implacable enemies face each other in a battle for the destinies of their races. Harrison 's conclusion to his alternate prehistory of Earth excels in its detailed depiction of an alien civilization that might have been.

Harrison Harry Eden  
обложка книги Rogue Planet Rogue Planet

MASTER AND APPRENTICE.


You've seen the movie The Phantom Menace. You've read the #1 New York Times bestselling book based on George Lucas's masterpiece. Now, before the eagerly awaited release of Episode II, comes a stunning new Star Warsnovel from one of science fiction's greatest talents, a writer universally acclaimed for his keen grasp of cutting-edge science and the brilliance of his page-turning plots: multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Greg Bear. The result is pure adrenaline — an unforgettable journey stretching from the farthest reaches of known space to the battlefield of a young boy's heart, where a secret struggle is being waged that will decide the fate of billions.


That boy is twelve-year-old Anakin Skywalker. The Force is strong in Anakin…so strong that the Jedi Council, despite misgivings, entrusted the young Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi with the mission of training him to become a Jedi Knight. Obi-Wan — like his slain Master, Qui-Gon — believes Anakin may be the chosen one, the Jedi destined to bring balance to the Force. But first Obi-Wan must help his undisciplined, idealistic apprentice, who still bears the scars of slavery, find his own balance.


Dispatched to the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekot, source of the fastest ships in the galaxy, Obi-Wan and Anakin are swept up in a swirl of deadly intrigue and betrayal. For there are others who covet the power such superfast ships could bring. Raith Sienar, a brilliant but unscrupulous weapons and ship designer, has the brains to decipher the Zonama Sekot ship design. Commander Wilhuff Tarkin has at his disposal the forces of the mighty Trade Federation with which to extract the secret. Together, they make a formidable foe, one a small and undeveloped planet can hardly hope to stand against.


But as Tarkin's fleet strikes with all its brutal power, Obi-Wan and Anakin sense a disturbance in the Force unlike any they have encountered before. It seems there are more secrets on Zonama Sekot than meet the eye.


The search for those secrets will threaten the bond between Obi-Wan and Anakin…and bring the troubled young apprentice face-to-face with his deepest fears — and his darkest destiny.

Bear Greg  
обложка книги Rytířka Natal Rytířka Natal

V jednom z panství žije hlavní hrdinka — rytířka Natal. Jelikož je ještě mladá a krev v žilách jí jaksepatří vře, rozhodne se vydat na dalekou cestu za Pravdou a Tajemstvím…

škov Alexandr  
обложка книги Rendezvous mit Rama Rendezvous mit Rama

Das rätselhafte Objekt, das die Astronomen auf den Namen Rama tauften, gab allen Rätsel auf. Es war noch weit entfernt, deutlich außerhalb der Jupiter-Umlaufbahn. Etwas, das auf eine solch große Entfernung auf dem Radar erschien, musste gigantisch groß sein. Während das Objekt durch das Sonnensystem raste, zeigte sich bald, dass es geformt war wie ein perfekter Zylinder. Offenbar stand die Menschheit im Begriff, ihren ersten Besucher von den Sternen zu empfangen…

Clarke Arthur C  
обложка книги Rogue Moon Rogue Moon

The moon had finally been reached, and on it was found the most terrifying structure, that killed men over and over again, in torturous, unfathomable ways. Only a mad scientist and a suicidal maniac could explore it’s horrible secrets.

The book is about the discovery and investigation of a large alien artifact found on the surface of the Moon. The object eventually kills its explorers in various ways, but their deaths slowly reveal the funhouse-like course humans must take in moving through it.


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1961.


Budrys Algis  
обложка книги Ribofunk Ribofunk

Examines a world where biology is the cutting-edge science and part-human creatures live in Lake Superior and must deal with toxic waste, and includes cast of unique characters.

Филиппо Пол Ди  
обложка книги Raven's Shadow Raven's Shadow

The Raven mage Seraph must protect the world from a terror that threatens to reemerge after generations of imprisonment.

Briggs Patricia Raven duology  
обложка книги Raven's Strike Raven's Strike

The Traveler Seraph must use all her cunning and ability as a Raven mage to track down an unimaginable force of destruction known as the Shadowed.

Briggs Patricia Raven duology  
Red Star, Winter Orbit Gibson William, Sterling Bruce  
Radiant Doors Swanwick Michael  
Radio Waves Swanwick Michael  
Recital Zelazny Roger  
Roadmarks Zelazny Roger  
Red Planet Heinlein Robert A  
обложка книги Revolt In 2100 Revolt In 2100 Heinlein Robert A  
обложка книги Rocket Ship Galileo Rocket Ship Galileo Heinlein Robert A  
обложка книги Reaper Man Reaper Man Pratchett Terry  
обложка книги Rollback Rollback

Canadian author Robert Sawyer once again presents likable characters facing big ethical dilemmas in this smoothly readable near-future SF novel. Astronomer Sarah Halifax, who translated the first message from aliens and helped prepare humanity’s response, is 87 when the second, encrypted message arrives 38 years later. To aid the decoding, a tycoon buys rejuvenation treatment for Sarah and Don, her husband of 60 years; however, only Don becomes young again. While coping with the physical indignities of old age, Sarah tries to figure out the puzzle of the second message. The bond between Don and Sarah continues, even while Don is joyfully and guiltily discovering the pleasures of living in a young body again. They want to do what’s right for each other and the rest of humanity — for the aliens, too — if they can figure out what “right” could be. By its nature, a story about moral choices tends to get talky, but the talk is intelligent and performed by sympathetic and believable people.

Sawyer Robert J  
RussianWill

Это не будущее.

Это другой мир, очень похожий на наш.

Честный Дмитрий  
обложка книги Renegades of Gor Renegades of Gor

As the bloody tide of war spread over Gor, Tarl Cabot, outcast by the Priest-Kings, became deeply enmeshed in the military combat between the empire of Ar and the invaders from Cos. His fate would depend upon which proved victorious in the coming confrontation at Ar's besieged river port. And it looked like Tarl himself might prove the deciding factor that would tip the scales of destiny for one side or the other...

With RENEGADES OF GOR, all the complexity and intrigue of John Norman's saga comes together to create an adventure replete with danger, excitement, and romance in the unforgettable realm of Gor — where courage remains meaningful, and pride and honor have never been forgotten.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
обложка книги Renegades of Gor Renegades of Gor

As the bloody tide of war spread over Gor, Tarl Cabot, outcast by the Priest-Kings, became deeply enmeshed in the military combat between the empire of Ar and the invaders from Cos. His fate would depend upon which proved victorious in the coming confrontation at Ar's besieged river port. And it looked like Tarl himself might prove the deciding factor that would tip the scales of destiny for one side or the other...

With RENEGADES OF GOR, all the complexity and intrigue of John Norman's saga comes together to create an adventure replete with danger, excitement, and romance in the unforgettable realm of Gor — where courage remains meaningful, and pride and honor have never been forgotten.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
обложка книги Rogue of Gor Rogue of Gor

Jason Marshall learned the meaning of manhood and the power of women, both dominant oand submissive, when he was kidnapped from Earth to the counter-earth of Gor. Winning his freedom, Jason set out single handed to win his place on the gloriously barbaric world on the other side of the sun.

His intent as to find the girl who had enslaved him. But that quest thrust him smack in the middle of the war that raged between Imperial As and the Salerian Confederation — and the secret schemes of the pirate armada that sought control of the mighty trading artery of the fighting cities.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
R U R Чапек Карел  
обложка книги Rising Tide Rising Tide Odom Mel The threat from the sea, Забытые королевства:Угроза с моря  
обложка книги Równi Bogom Równi Bogom

Wiek XXI. Wykorzystanie niezwykłej technologii Obcych umożliwia transfer materii między Ziemią a światami równoległymi i zapewnia ludzkiej cywilizacji niewyczerpane zasoby energii. Wydaje się, że darmowa energia rozwiąże wszystkie problemy. I tylko kilku ludzi wie, że może oznaczać zagładę planety...

Asimov Isaac  
обложка книги Revolte gegen die Unsterblichen Revolte gegen die Unsterblichen

Das Ehepaar Durant darf ein Kind haben — so haben es die Regenten der Genetik entschieden. Und das Gesetz 10927 gestattet es den Durants, der genetischen Umformung ihres Embryos beizuwohnen. Dr. Potter, der große Künstler unter den Genchirurgen, nimmt die Operation vor. Dabei handelt er den Gesetzen der Regenten zuwider, die kategorisch die Ausmerzung aller Erbanlagen fordern, die Menschen zur Rebellion gegen die jahrtausendealte Herrschaft der Unsterblichen führen könnten. Mit Hilfe einer Untergrundorganisation von halbrobotischen Cyborgs glückt die Entführung des Embryos aus dem Bruttank des Hospitals. Doch der Preis, den die Verschwörer zahlen müssen, ist ungeheuer hoch. In panischer Furcht vor einer Revolte gegen ihre Herrschaft sind die unsterblichen Regenten eher bereit, die übrige Menschheit auszulöschen, als dem neuen Leben eine Chance zu geben.

Herbert Frank  
обложка книги Radio Darwina Radio Darwina

Wyklęty paleontolog Mitch Rafelson odkrywa w Alpach w spoczywające od dziesiątków tysięcy lat w nieznanej jaskini ciała rodziny neandertalczyków. Biolog molekularna Kaye Lang uważa, że w DNA człowieka, niby śpiący rycerze z legend, skrywają się pradawne choroby, które miliony lat czekają tylko na wezwanie, aby móc znowu zarażać i zabijać.

I w bardzo niedalekiej przyszłości, budzą się demony, z naszego genomu wyłania wirus, którego nazwa przypomina imię indyjskiego boga śmierci, Śiwy. Ludzkości zagraża zagłada, gdyż wirus powoduje poronienia u wszystkich zarażonych kobiet. Władze podejmują radykalne środki, dochodzi do zamieszek, prześladowań kobiet. Nieliczni, w tym Lang i Rafelson, w zagrożeniu widzą nadzieję, w chorobie, bólu, przemocy dostrzegają bóle porodowe ludzkości, które poprzedzają ogromny skok ewolucyjny, przyjście na świat nowego człowieka. Prześladowani i potępiani, ścigają się z czasem, aby rozwiązać największą zagadkę w dziejach rodu ludzkiego i powstrzymać oszalały świat.

Arcydzieło wysoko naukowej fantastyki autorstwa zdobywcy nagrody Nebula, według wielu krytyków najlepsza książka SF w USA w roku 1999. Prawdziwy, przedstawiony z ogromnym rozmachem i wnikliwością obraz nauki i nas, ludzi, postawio-nych przed obliczem być może największego zagrożenia w jej dziejach.

Bear Greg Darwin (pl)  
Rycerze na rozdrożach łyczow Kir  
обложка книги Ruiny Gorlanu Ruiny Gorlanu

Osadzona w fikcyjnym, stylizowanym na średniowiecze, świecie powieść przygodowa dla nastolatków, pierwszy tom bestsellerowej serii Johna Flanagana.

Przyszłość piętnastoletniego Willa, wychowanka sierocińca, zależy od decyzji możnego barona. Szkoła Wojowników bądź proza chłopskiego życia, miecz i zbroja, albo oporządzanie trzody… Will bardzo chciałby zostać rycerzem jak jego ojciec — bohater, który zginął w ostatniej potyczce ze złym baronem Morgarathem. Problem w tym, że do władania ciężką bronią potrzebna jest krzepa i siła fizyczna, a ich chłopakowi brak. Niewysoki i drobny, regularnie zbiera cięgi od większych kolegów.

Los Willa wydaje się być przesądzony (witajcie świnki, witajcie zagony, żniwa i wykopki!), gdy nieoczekiwanie ktoś wyraża chęć zaopiekowania się sierotą. Tajemniczy Hart proponuje chłopcu przystanie do zwiadowców — okrytej złą sławą grupy ludzi, o których krążą rozmaite legendy. Ponoć zwiadowcy parają się mroczną magią, potrafią stawać się niewidzialni. Ludzie patrzą na nich ze strachem i niechęcią.

Nie taki los wymarzył sobie Will, ale wszystko wydaje się lepsze od wejścia w skórę pokornego pańszczyźnianego chłopa. Początek nauki u Halta to jednocześnie początek wielkiej przygody, prawdziwej męskiej przyjaźni oraz walki na śmierć i życie.

Flanagan John Zwiadowcy  
обложка книги Robinsonii Cosmosului Robinsonii Cosmosului

În această carte nu am de gînd să vă relatez istoria cataclismului și nici aceea a cuceririi planetei Tellus. Toate acestea le veți găsi studiate amănunțit în lucrările de istorie ale fratelui meu.

Vreau numai să vă povestesc viața mea. Vouă, tuturor celor care coborîți din mine sau din tovarășii mei și trăiți pe această lume care este a voastră de drept, prin naștere, (căci voi aici v-ați născut), are să vă facă plăcere, poate, să cunoașteți impresiile și luptele unui om născut pe o altă planetă, Pămîntul, un om adus aci de un fenomen fără precedent, nici pînă astăzi îndeajuns explicat, un om care fusese cuprins de desperare aproape înainte de a înțelege ce măreață aventură i se oferea aci.

De ce scriu cartea aceasta? Puțini dintre voi o vor citi, fără îndoială. Voi cunoașteți partea ei esențială. Dar eu scriu mai ales pentru secolele viitoare. Îmi amintesc că pe acel Pămînt, care vouă vă este necunoscut și zace pierdut în vreun colț neștiut al Spațiului, curiozitatea istoricilor punea mare preț pe mărturiile oamenilor din vremile trecute.

După ce se vor fi scurs cinci sute sau șase sute de ani, cartea aceasta va prezenta deosebitul interes de a conține relatările unui martor ocular despre Marele Început.

Carsac Francis  
Rocannon's world

Copyright 1966, by Ace Books, Inc.

Part of this novel appeared in Amazing Stories, Sept. 1964, as a short story, and is copyright, 1964, by Ziff-Davis Publications Inc.

Scanned & proofed by Binwiped 10/12/02 released in #bookz by MollyKate


We once wrote that while only a few women wrote science-fiction they made up in quality what they lacked in numbers. Certainly among the ranks of the most highly esteemed artisans of fantasy fiction will be found the names of Andre Norton, Leigh Brackett, C. L. Moore, Margaret St. Clair, and Marion Zimmer Bradley. Rocannon's World introduces the first book by another of that select group, Ursula K. Le Guin.

Mrs. Le Guin lives in Portland, Oregon, and has made her first sales to the magazines. That she has talent will be evident on reading, for the s-f reader will find in this vivid interplanetary fantasy elements reminiscent not only of the soaring imagery of the above-mentioned but hints of the fantasy of the Tolkien or Merritt type. This may seem extravagant praise for a beginner, but we hope that the reader will sense this for himself and wait, hopefully, for her next novel.

D. A. W.

Le Giun Ursula Kroeber Hainish Cycle  
RETOUR A «0»

Stefan Wul est un écrivain de Science Fiction français né en 1922 (c'est donc maintenant un vieux monsieur de presque 80 ans). Il se mit assez tard à la SF, vers 1950. Il avait écrit avant cette date, mais se lance dans le genre presque par hasard. Son premier roman "Retour à 0" propose l'idée de médecins réduits en taille introduits dans le corps du patient... idée qui sera reprise dans le film "Le voyage fantastique".

WUL STEFAN  
обложка книги Revelations Revelations Bowden Oliver Assassin's creed  
обложка книги Revolt on War World Revolt on War World Pournelle Jerry Codominium  
обложка книги Revolt on War World Revolt on War World Pournelle Jerry Codominium  
обложка книги Rivers of London Rivers of London

My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit — we do paperwork so real coppers don't have to—and finding a way to climb into the panties of the outrageously perky WPC Leslie May. Then one night, in pursuance of a murder inquiry, I tried to take a witness statement from someone who was dead but disturbingly voluable, and that brought me to the attention of Inspector Nightingale, the last wizard in England. Now I'm a Detective Constable and a trainee wizard, the first apprentice in fifty years, and my world has become somewhat more complicated: nests of vampires in Purley, negotiating a truce between the warring god and goddess of the Thames, and digging up graves in Covent Garden... and there's something festering at the heart of the city I love, a malicious vengeful spirit that takes ordinary Londoners and twists them into grotesque mannequins to act out its drama of violence and despair. The spirit of riot and rebellion has awakened in the city, and it's falling to me to bring order out of chaos — or die trying. 

Aaronovitch Ben Rivers of London  
обложка книги River Marked River Marked

Car mechanic Mercy Thompson has always known there was something different about her, and not just the way she can make a VW engine sit up and beg. Mercy is a shapeshifter, a talent she inherited from her long-gone father. She's never known any others of her kind. Until now.

An evil is stirring in the depths of the Columbia River—one that her father's people may know something about. And to have any hope of surviving, Mercy and her mate, the Alpha werewolf Adam, will need their help...

Briggs Patricia Mercedes Thompson  
обложка книги Rings of Ice Rings of Ice
Zena and the boys went ice-ring planing,
Boys fouled up and Earth got a raining!

Gus and Thatch were desperately trying to drive the big mobile home up into the mountains, high above the floods rapidly drowning out the rest of the world. They even had some crazy notion about saving civilization from the waters—which was why they took along uptight Zena - who knew far more than she was telling about why that vast canopy of ice had suddenly surrounded Earth—and voluptuous Gloria—who turned out sometimes to be a man and sometimes a woman as well. And then they picked up Karen, and Floy, and Dust Devil, and Foundling—two latterday Noahs in a motorized ark. The trouble was, their little community wasn’t the only one frantically trying to find dry land, food and fuel. And seeing robbery, looting, murder and cannibalism were now looked on as legitimate means of survival, the struggle for life was apt to become a little vicious at times.

Anthony Piers  
обложка книги Rolltown Rolltown

A shorter version of this novel was published in If magazine in Jul and Sep 1969 issues under the title “The Towns Must Roll”.

Reynolds Mack Bat Hardin  
обложка книги Rozpad Rozpad

Książka opowiada o rozpadzie układu totalitarnego, zbudowanego na strachu i sile militarnej imperium Shaa. Po śmierci ostatniego dyktatora imperium przestalo istnieć. Ale dla wielorasowej zniewolonej rzeszy istot rozumnych wolność nie nadchodzi, pojawia się natomiast nowy przerażający czynnik. Naksydzi — również uciskani aż do śmierci ostatniego Shaa — planują wypełnić powstałą próżnię własną krwawą dominacją. Są bardzo potężni i już — dzięki niewyobrażalnemu okrucieństwu i przeważającej sile — odnieśli miażdżące zwycięstwo. Ale rzeź przy Magarii przeżyło dwoje bohaterów: Lord Gareth Martinez i ognista, tajemnicza pilotka bojowa, Lady Caroline Sula. Ich śmiałe dokonania stają się legendami nowej historii galaktycznej wojny domowej. Jednak męstwo, spryt i umiejętności mogą okazać się niewystarczające wobec dominującego przeciwnika, kierującemu się właśnie ku twierdzy lojalistów — Zanshaa. Coraz wyraźniej rysuje się widmo przerażającej bitwy, która określi społeczną strukturę wszechświata i zdecyduje, kto w przyszłych tysiącleciach będzie w nim zamieszkiwał.

Williams Walter Jon Upadek imperium strachu  
обложка книги Red Letter Day Red Letter Day

What advice would you give to your former self?

Rusch Kristine Kathryn  
обложка книги Resurrection Resurrection

A conscientious man must always try to do the right thing. The hard part is knowing what that is, especially in an alien world…


Illustration by Alan M. Clark

Sparhawk Bud  
обложка книги Raven Rise Raven Rise MacHale D J The Pendragon adventure  
обложка книги Roverandom Roverandom Tolkien JRR  
Resurrection Curran Tim  
обложка книги Rezerwat goblinów Rezerwat goblinów

Działo się to w czasach, kiedy udoskonalono wynalazek transmisji materii na międzygwiezdne odległości i zrealizowano możliwość podróży w czasie. Wszystkie istoty, prawdziwe i legendarne, mogły swobodnie przemierzać całą Galaktykę.

Profesor Peter Maxwell wyruszył z Ziemi w misji specjalnej, ale wskutek nieprzewidzianych okoliczności wylądował na nieznanej kryształowej planecie, która okazała się magazynem wiedzy zaginionej starożytnej supercywilizacji.

Kiedy Peter Maxwell wrócił na Ziemię, pragnąc uświadomić wszystkim istnienie tego skarbu, ze zdumieniem przekonał się, że nikt go nie słucha. Wszystko wskazywało bowiem na to, że wrócił z wyprawy miesiąc wcześniej, nie przywożąc ze sobą żadnych rewelacji, a później zginął w wypadku.

Po prostu nikt nie wierzył, że Peter Maxwell — oryginał istnieje naprawdę…

Simak Clifford Donald  
обложка книги Return to Canifis Return to Canifis Church T S  
обложка книги Rama Revealed Rama Revealed

“Rama Revealed” (1993) is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee. It is the last of three sequels to Clarke's “Rendezvous with Rama” by these authors, and as the title suggests reveals the mysteries behind the enigmatic “Rama” spacecraft.

The book picks up the story immediately after the end of “The Garden of Rama.” The book follows the story of Nicole Wakefield and her escape from imprisonment left at the cliffhanger of the previous book.

As the human colony continues to degenerate with respect to living conditions and human rights, the members of Nicole's family escape to the region nicknamed “New York”, where they come into contact with the third alien species, known as “Octospiders” living in the Rama spacecraft. The Octospiders were a simple species until a space-faring species made contact with them and forever changed their society. Undergoing genetic enhancements, the Octospiders were eventually able to form a utopia of sorts.

Eventually, the situation becomes dire enough that Rama's controlling intelligence intervenes to end the conflict caused by the Humans onboard.

The Rama spacecraft rendezvous with an enormous “Tetrahedron” near the star Tau Ceti, at a place designed to research any intelligent life capable of spaceflight.

Clarke Arthur C, Lee Gentry Rama  
R. I. P. Бабуля Гжегож  
обложка книги Resurrection Resurrection Lalonde Randolph Spinward Fringe  
обложка книги Rats, Bats and Vats Rats, Bats and Vats Flint Eric Rats, Bats and Vats  
обложка книги Roverandom Roverandom

The five tales are written with the same skill, quality and charm that made The Hobbit a classic. Largely overlooked because of their short lengths, they are finally together in a volume which reaffirms Tolkien's place as a master storyteller for readers young and old.

Roverandom is a toy dog who, enchanted by a sand sorcerer, gets to explore the world and encounter strange and fabulous creatures.

Farmer Giles of Ham is fat and unheroic, but - having unwittingly managed to scare off a short-sighted giant - is called upon to do battle when a dragon comes to town;

The Adventures of Tom Bombadil tells in verse of Tom's many adventures with hobbits, princesses, dwarves and trolls;

Leaf by Niggle recounts the strange adventures of the painter Niggle who sets out to paint the perfect tree;

Smith of Wootton Major journeys to the Land of Faery thanks to the magical ingredients of the Great Cake of the Feast of Good Children.

This new collection is fully illustrated throughout by Oscar-winning artist, Alan Lee, who provides a wealth of pencil drawings to bring the stories to life as he did so memorably for The Hobbit and The Children of Húrin. Alan also provides an Afterword, in which he opens the door into illustrating Tolkien's world.

Taken together, this rich collection of new and unknown work from the author of The Children of Húrin will provide the reader with a fascinating journey into lands as wild and strange as Middle-earth.

Tolkien J R R  
обложка книги R.U.R. R.U.R.

R.U.R. (Rossumovi univerzální roboti (чех.), «Россумские Универсальные Роботы», «Р.У.Р.») — научно-фантастическая пьеса, написанная Карелом Чапеком в 1920 году. Результатом создания «R.U.R.» стала популяризация термина «робот».

Чапек Карел  
обложка книги Reluctant Partners Reluctant Partners

Her name's Allie Bateman, and she claims she's the owner of the Dragonfly, the charter fishing boat that belongs to Cooper Remington. He isn't about to be swindled out of his inheritance.even if she is the most alluring first mate ever to hit the high seas!

Everything was smooth sailing until the sexy East Coast lawyer showed up. Allie can't believe she agreed to be temporary partners – must be the salt air. It can't be the irresistible charms of Cooper, a man she knows better than to trust.

So why's her heart telling her she and Cooper would make a great team – on the water and off?

Lennox Kara  
обложка книги Remains of the Dead Remains of the Dead

The world is dead, devoured by a plague of reanimated corpses.

Cahz and his squad of veteran soldiers are tasked with flying into abandoned cities and retrieving zombies for scientific study. Deep in infected territory, hundreds of miles from their support vessel, the ever present dangers weigh heavily on Cahz’s mind as he shepherds his team to make quick, clean extractions.

Then the unbelievable happens. After years of encountering nothing but the undead, the team discovers a handful of disheveled survivors in a fortified warehouse with dwindling supplies.

Surrounded by hordes of ravenous corpses, Cahz is faced with the terrible responsibility of determining the five passengers who will escape in the helicopter. While those left stranded must continue to fight off the infected and starvation long enough to be rescued.

“Believable characters trapped in a nightmare scenario-REMAINS OF THE DEAD is a breathless, high-octane zombie thriller. [McKinnon has] written another great book here…” -David Moody, author of HATER and DOG BLOOD

“Absolutely superb.” -Joe McKinney, author of DEAD CITY and QUARANTINED

“Sure to please fans of The Walking Dead.” -Walter Greatshell, author of the XOMBIES series

McKinnon Iain  
обложка книги Roadside Picnic Roadside Picnic

Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those strange misfits who are compelled by some unknown force to venture illegally into the Zone and, in spite of the extreme danger, collect the mysterious artefacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the Zone and the thriving black market in the alien products. Even the nature of his daughter has been determined by the Zone. And it is for her that Red makes his last, tragic foray into the hazardous and hostile depths.

Strugatsky Arkady, Strugatsky Boris , Science Fiction Masterworks, SF Masterworks, Masterworks of Science Fiction  
обложка книги Referme la boîte de Pandore Referme la boîte de Pandore Mikhanovski Vladimir  
обложка книги Resurrection Resurrection Marquitz Tim Demon squad  
обложка книги Rückkehr zum Mars Rückkehr zum Mars

In ›Mars‹ schilderte Ben Bova die abenteuerliche Geschichte der ersten bemannten Mars-Mission.

Nun, einige Jahre später, kehrt ein Team aus Astronauten, Ingenieuren und Wissenschaftlern zum sagenumwobenen Roten Planeten zurück. Geleitet wird diese Expedition von Jamie Waterman, der bereits auf der ersten Reise dabei war und auf dem Mars Spuren intelligenten Lebens entdeckt hatte. Er hat es sich zu seiner Aufgabe gemacht, das Geheimnis unseres Nachbarplaneten zu lüften, und er würde alles dafür hergeben — selbst sein eigenes Leben.

Bova Ben Grand Tour  
обложка книги Return of the Crimson Guard Return of the Crimson Guard Esslemont Ian C Malazan Empire  
обложка книги Ręce przy sobie Ręce przy sobie Sheckley Robert  
обложка книги Rhapsody: Child of Blood Rhapsody: Child of Blood

Rhapsody is high fantasy, descended from Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings through Eddings’s Belgariad and Malloreon series, complete with an elf-like people, cannibalistic giants, fire-born demons, and dragons. Inquiring fantasy readers will wonder whether it can live up to such distinguished predecessors. The answer is yes. Haydon’s first fantasy is a palpable hit. The three protagonists are well-realized characters whose adventures are by turns hilarious, horrific, and breathtaking. Best of all, though elements are drawn from familiar sources ranging from Norse myth to Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Haydon’s magic worldbuilding is convincing, consistent, and interesting.

Rhapsody, a young woman trained as a Namer, can attune herself to the vibrations of all things, tap the power of true names, and rename people, changing their basic identities. Her magic lies in music: "Music is nothing more than the maps through the vibrations that make up all the world. If you have the right map, it will take you wherever you want to go," she tells her adoptive brothers. They are "the Brother," a professional assassin able to sense and track the heartbeats of all natives of the doomed Island of Seren, their homeland, and his giant sidekick Grunthor, a green-skinned Sergeant Major who enjoys making jokes, using edged weapons, and honing his cannibalistic palate. Inadvertently, Rhapsody has renamed the Brother Achmed the Snake, breaking his enslavement to Tsoltan the F’dor (a fire-born demon). Tsoltan sends minions in pursuit to rebind Achmed. The three escape into the roots of a World Tree, Sagia, emerging transformed into another country and century. But have they truly escaped the F’dor’s evil? And how does all this relate to the prologue’s story of Gwydion and Emily, two young lovers brought together across history and then separated by the mysterious Meridion?

Haydon Elizabeth The Symphony of Ages, The Rhapsody Trilogy  
обложка книги Rok 1984 Rok 1984

Wielki Brat Patrzy — to właśnie napisy tej treści, w antyutopii Orwella krzyczące z plakatów rozlepionych po całym Londynie, natchnęły twórców telewizyjnego show „Big Brother”. Czyżby wraz z upadkiem komunizmu wielka, oskarżycielska powieść straciła swoją rację bytu, stając się zaledwie inspiracją programu rozrywkowego? Nie. Bo ukazuje świat, który zawsze może powrócić. Świat pustych sklepów, permanentnej wojny, jednej wiary. Klaustrofobiczny świat Wielkiego Brata, w którym każda sekunda ludzkiego życia znajduje się pod kontrolą, a dominującym uczuciem jest strach. Świat, w którym ludzie czują się bezradni i samotni, miłość uchodzi za zbrodnię, a takie pojęcie jak „wolność” i „sprawiedliwość” nie istnieją. Na kuli ziemskiej są miejsca, gdzie ten świat wciąż trwa. I zawsze znajdą się cudotwórcy gotowi obiecywać stworzenie nowego, który od wizji Orwella dzieli tylko krok. Niestety, piekło wybrukowane jest dobrymi chęciami. A dwa plus dwa wcale nie musi się równać cztery.

Orwell George  
Realms of War  
обложка книги Ringworld's Children Ringworld's Children

Ringworld’s Children returns series protagonist Louis Wu to the titular world. Louis and his friend The Hindmost, an alien of the Pierson’s puppeteer race, are prisoners of the Ghoul protector Tunesmith, a Ringworld native, who is deliberately provoking the warships that surround his world. All the star-faring races of Known Space have sent warships to the Ringworld, and they are already at the brink of war. If fighting breaks out, the near-indestructible Ringworld will be destroyed: dissolved by antimatter weapons.

The Ringworld series is so complex and ambitious that Ringworld’s Children opens with a glossary and a cast of characters, inclusions that even many Known Space fans will need. Newcomers to Niven’s artificial planet should start with Ringworld.

Niven Larry Ringworld  
обложка книги Roadkill Roadkill

New from the national bestselling author of Deathwish

It's time to lock, load, and hit the road…

Once, while half-human Cal Leandros and his brother Niko were working on a case, an ancient gypsy queen gave them a good old-fashioned backstabbing. Now, just as their P.I. business hits a slow patch, the old crone shows up with a job.

She wants them to find a stolen coffin that contains a blight that makes the Black Death seem like a fond memory. But the thief has already left town, so the Leandros brothers are going on the road. And if they're very, very lucky, there might even be a return trip…

Thurman Rob  
обложка книги Rage Rage Bachman Richard  
обложка книги Rage Rage King Stephen  
обложка книги Rose Madder Rose Madder King Stephen  
обложка книги Roadwork Roadwork King Stephen  
обложка книги Reaper Reaper

First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Vol. 80, #2, No. 477, February 1991. Part of Gravity Wells short stories collection (2005).

Gardner James Alan  
R. E. M. Моисеев Владимир  
обложка книги Rulers of the Darkness Rulers of the Darkness Turtledove Harry Darkness, Хроники великой войны  
обложка книги Return To Kaldak Return To Kaldak Грин Роланд Джеймс, Лорд Джеффри Richard Blade  
обложка книги Regresso das estrelas Regresso das estrelas

Hall Bregg é um homem sem mundo, um astronauta que regressa duma missão no espaço e encontra a Terra Irreconhecível. Apesar de só terem passado dez anos biológicos, na Terra já decorreram cento e vinte e sete. As cidades estão construídas com uma tecnologia que ele desconhece, os hábitos sociais estão completamente alterados; é ministrada aos seres huma| nos, na infância, uma droga que neutraliza os seus impulsos agressivos. Como conseguirá um astronautal — que representa o pioneirismo — adaptar-se a uma civilização onde não se corre o menor risco, onde as pessoas se tornam menos cultivadoras do prazer e da juventude, esquecendo-se der que significa sonhar ou ambicionar? Hall Bregg irá lutar por se adaptar e encontrar um lugar para si próprio.

Lem Stanislaw  
обложка книги Radix Radix Attanasio A A Radix Tetrad  
обложка книги Red Equinox Red Equinox

Three generations after nuclear blasts all but vaporized the Earth, a group of warrior survivalists led by a charismatic man named Ryan Cawdor roam the hostile environment called Deathlands.

Their quest becomes a grim struggle for survival as they search for a better life beyond the nuke-ravaged cities. And it is one such harrowing journey that brings them to the heart of Moscow.

Beneath a mantle of chemical clouds an strontium snow, the former jewel in Russia's crown is teeming with a bizarre mix of mutated beings and old enemies all intent on killing Ryan and his band of post-holocaust survivors.

A new dark age has dawned with the hope of a promised land. But in the Deathlands, hope is not enough.

Axler James Deathlands  
обложка книги Red Holocaust Red Holocaust

When all is lost, there’s always the future.

But the future is a world shrouded in the radioactive red dust clouds of a generation — old global nuclear war depends on finding hidden caches of food, weapons, and technology — the legacy of a pre-holocaust society — stashed in lonely outposts known as redoubts.

When Ryan Cawdor discovers a redoubt in the bitter freakish wasteland that now passes for Alaska, he also uncovers a new threat to a slowly re-emerging America.

Roaming bands of survivors have crossed the Bering strait from Russia to pillage Alaska and use it as the staging ground for an impending invasion of America.

In Deathlands, the war for domination is over, but the struggle for survival continues.

Axler James Deathlands  
обложка книги Reborn Again Reborn Again

One of HIS last stories.

Sheckley Robert  
Rogue Ship

Recommended by Paul Cook as one of the most important SF novels.

Van Vogt A E  
обложка книги Równoumagicznienie Równoumagicznienie

Równouprawnienie w magicznym świecie? Raczej Równoumagicznienie, bo niby dlaczego kobiety nie mogą być magami?! Merlin była kobietą chciałoby się krzyknąć. Ale spokojnie mówimy o książce Terryego Pratchetta a nie manifeście feministek ze Świata Dysku. Czym jest magia? Jakimi rządzi się prawami i dlaczego Gandalf nigdy się nie ożenił? Odpowiedzi znajdziesz w tej książce.

Pratchett Terry Świat Dysku  
обложка книги Ruler of the Realm Ruler of the Realm Brennan Herbie Faerie wars  
обложка книги Ruchome obrazki Ruchome obrazki

Ukryte we wnętrzu kamer chochliki błyskawicznie malują kolejne klatki na celuloidowej taśmie. Świat Dysku odkrywa magię Srebrnego Ekranu! Nie wystarczy jednak usiąść w kinowym fotelu i z przejęciem śledzić losy bohaterów Porwanego wiatrem, najdziwniejszego filmu o Wojnie Domowej, jaki kiedykolwiek powstał. Przede wszystkim trzeba wyjaśnić, jaką tajemnicę skrywa wzgórze Świętego Gaju (czyli Holy Woodu), nie przejmując się tym, że Gaspode, Cudowny Pies, ma wielką ochotę na to, by uratować świat…

Pratchett Terry Świat Dysk  
обложка книги Resistance. Ураганный огонь Resistance. Ураганный огонь

Сначала умолкла, наглухо замкнулась Россия. Мир решил, что причина кроется в борьбе политических сил. Но причиной были химеры.

А потом армии свирепых пришельцев хлынули на запад. Люди частью погибли — и таких можно смело назвать счастливцами, — частью же заразились инопланетным вирусом. И стали меняться.

За год пала почти вся Европа. Только британцам удалось остановить захватчиков ценой огромных потерь. Но пока длилось затишье, химеры не сидели сложа руки. Они эволюционировали. Строили. Планировали.

И когда монстры накопили сил, они пересекли Атлантику, чтобы нанести молниеносные опустошительные удары по побережью. Враг разрушал города и истреблял население, а пленных превращал в чудовищ, которыми пополнял свои ряды.

Лейтенант Натан Хейл оказался одним из немногих обладателей иммунитета к химерианской заразе. И там, где не справлялись регулярные войска, вступал в дело Хейл с горсткой отборных бойцов…

По мотивам культовой видеоигры! Впервые на русском языке.

Дитц Уильям Resistance, Reistance  
обложка книги Rook Rook

Kiedy jeden z uczniów Rooka zostaje zamordowany, a inny oskarżony o zabójstwo, tylko Jim jest w stanie rozpoznać prawdziwego mordercę. Jest nim wyznawca voodoo Umbr Jones. Pod groźbą dalszych zabójstw Jones zmusza Jima, by stał się jego emisariuszem. Z pomocą swoich uczniów Jim podejmuje walkę z szaleńcem…

Masterton Graham  
обложка книги Return from the Stars Return from the Stars

Space wasn’t half so scary, half so strange, or even half so alien, as what Hal Bregg returned to. He had been away from Planet Earth for ten years space-time. But that was 127 years back home and a lot of things had changed. Sex. Money. Transit. Violence. There’s no more violence. Everyone gets it “betrizated” out of them in childhood. And that’s just the beginning…

Naturally, Hal refuses to be acclimated by the “Adapt” people. He prefers to figure it out all by himself, be a stranger in a strange land, draw his own conclusions. And he does.

“In the unlikely event that a science-fiction writer is deemed worthy of a Nobel Prize in the near future, the most likely candidate would be a Pole named Stanislaw Lem,” states THE NEW YORK TIMES. And FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION writes, “One of the world’s finest writers… Lem has accomplished the difficult illusion of showing us a future world which may be distasteful to us, but which may be seen as quite legitimate and even desirable by its own people, and by us, if we were to change certain ways of seeing and understanding.”

Lem Stanislaw  
обложка книги Ringwelt Ringwelt

Abenteurer dreier verschiedenen Rassen unternehmen eine waghalsige Expedition zum größten Wunder der Milchstraße: Einst baute ein längst vergessenes Volk eine gigantische ringförmige Welt, die um eine Sonne rotiert. Die Abenteurer glauben, auf einem verlassenen Artefakt zu landen — doch die Ringwelt ist nicht tot…

Ein Klassiker der Science Fiction in Neuauflage. Der preisgekrönte, brillante Roman Larry Nivens liegt hiermit in der kongenialen Überstzung von Axel Merz erstmals vollständig, ungekürzt und bis ins Detail werkgetreu vor: Eine Neuentdeckung, ebenso spannend wie die Entdeckung der Ringwelt selbst.

Niven Larry Ringwelt  
обложка книги Re della sabbia Re della sabbia

Il premio Nebula in 1979.

I premi Hugo e Locus in 1980.

Martin George R R Grandi opere Nord  
обложка книги Razboi pe Rama Razboi pe Rama

…In ultimele patru zile, grupuri mici de oameni au intreprins misiuni de recunoastere la sol, iar cele doua elicoptere, misiuni similare in aer. In regiunea cercetata de oameni se afla aproape treizeci la suta din rezervele noastre de hrana, energie si apa. Nu au avut loc lupte…. Totusi, am plasat indicatoare in locuri cheie, folosind ceea ce cunoastem din limba voastra, pentru a-i informa pe soldatii oameni ca intregul semicilindru sudic este taramul unei alte specii avansate, dar pasnice si pentru a le cere sa se intoarca in regiunea lor. Indicatoarele noastre au fost ignorate. Acum doua zile s-a petrecut un incident neplacut. De aceea, am aratat in mod clar ca orice alt comportament similar va fi considerat un act de razboi…

Clarke Arthur C, Lee Gentry Rama  
обложка книги R.U.R. Средство Макропулоса. Война с саламандрами. Фантастические рассказы R.U.R. Средство Макропулоса. Война с саламандрами. Фантастические рассказы

Имя Чапека не нуждается в рекламе. Его фантастические романы и драмы занимают особое место в литературе XX века. Чапек был одним из основоположников современной научной фантастики. Он прокладывал новые пути, по которым пошли многие писатели. Перед вами сборник его фантастических произведений.

Чапек Карел Зарубежная фантастика (изд-во Мир)  
обложка книги Realms of the Dragons vol.1 Realms of the Dragons vol.1 Коллектив авторов Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of infamy Realms of infamy , Golden Christie, Hendee Barb, Lowder James, Denning Troy, Anthony Mark, Cook David, Cunningham Elaine, Herbert Mary H, Greenwood Ed, King J Robert, Bergstrom Elaine, Moore Roger E, MWard James, Vitola Denise, Hong Jane Cooper Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of Magic Realms of Magic Golden Christie, Anthony Mark, Cook David, Cunningham Elaine, Rabe Jean, Niles Douglas, Herbert Mary H, Grubb Jeff, Greenwood Ed, King J Robert, Salvatore R A, Gross Dave, Moore Roger E, Novak-Grubb Kate, Kupfer Alien C, Connors William W, Dupree Tom Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of Mystery Realms of Mystery Lowder James, Cunningham Elaine, Byers Richard Lee, Herbert Mary H, Grubb Jeff, Thomsen Brian M, Greenwood Ed, Reid Thomas M, King J Robert, Strohm Keith Francis, Gross Dave, Cook Monte, Archer Peter, Brown Steven "Stan!" Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of Shadow Realms of Shadow , Smedman Lisa, Kemp Paul S, Denning Troy, Cunningham Elaine, Byers Richard Lee, Greenwood Ed, автора без, Lebow Jess, Athans Philip, Archer Peter, Beaven Jessica, Leeder Murray JD Anthologies  
обложка книги Route 666 Route 666

Introducing Elder Seth, a modest and holy man. Not only is he the head of the Josephite Church but the President of the United States has just gifted him the entire state of Utah. Oh, and secretly he wants to open up a rift in space and time allowing daemons to pour through and consume the souls of every living thing on Earth.

Yeovil Jack Dark Future  
обложка книги Realms of the Arcane Realms of the Arcane Anthony Mark, Cook David, Cunningham Elaine, Grubb Jeff, Thomsen Brian M, Greenwood Ed, King J Robert, Cook Monte, Athans Philip, Dupree Tom, Nicholson Wes Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of War Realms of War Salvatore RA, Smedman Lisa, Kemp Paul S, Cunningham Elaine, Cordell Bruce R, Byers Richard Lee, Greenwood Ed, Lebow Jess, Odom Mel, Sehestedt Mark, Johnson Jaleigh, Morris Susan J Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of the Deep Realms of the Deep Denning Troy, Cunningham Elaine, Byers Richard Lee, Abbey Lynn, Emery Clayton, Greenwood Ed, Reid Thomas M, Strohm Keith Francis, Odom Mel, Archer Peter, Hobbs Larry, Sckend Steven E Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of Valor Realms of Valor Golden Christie, Salvatore RA, Lowder James, Denning Troy, Ciencin Scott, Anthony Mark, Cook David, Cunningham Elaine, Rabe Jean, Niles Douglas, Grubb Jeff, Greenwood Ed Anthologies  
обложка книги Realms of the Underdark Realms of the Underdark Anthony Mark, Cunningham Elaine, Thomsen Brian M, Greenwood Ed, Moore Roger E Anthologies  
обложка книги Révolte sur la Lune Révolte sur la Lune

Ils sont tous sur la Lune, les indésirables. Les fous, les truands, les contestataires, les déviationnistes, les affreux, les anars, les petits et les gros pirates. Au milieu du XXIe siècle. La Terre est communiste et néo-stalinienne et les enfants de la Lune refusent de de s’aligner. Ils sont encore plus à gauche. Et prêts à répondre, avec l’aide de Mike, le super-ordinateur. Prêts à riposter, à coups de cailloux, Marx, plus Archimède, plus David, plus quelques milliards de blocs-mémoires… C’est un autre octobre, demain…


Traduction de Jacques de Tersac (1re ed. 1971) révisée par Nadia Fisher en 2005.

Heinlein Robert A  
обложка книги Rama II Rama II

Rama est revenu ! Rama, ou plutôt son double, son clone, son jumeau : Rama II. Soixante-dix ans plus tôt, un mystérieux engin extraterrestre traversait brièvement le système solaire, donnant corps à cette fabuleuse révélation : l’homme n’était pas seul dans l’Univers.

Et voilà qu’en cette année 2196, le scénario se répète ! Un deuxième vaisseau interstellaire, exactement semblable au précédent, se matérialise dans l’espace… L’humanité, pour la seconde fois de son histoire, envoie une équipe de savants à la rencontre du visiteur.

Mission exaltante, bien sûr, mais les intentions des uns et des autres sont-elles aussi nobles qu’elles le paraissent ? Sans oublier celles de l’étranger : pourquoi la nef infléchit-elle brusquement sa course vers la Terre ? Que dissimulent les flancs de Rama II ? Des merveilles… ou un danger mortel ?

Clarke Arthur C, Lee Gentry Rama, Rama (fr)  
обложка книги Red Magic Red Magic Rabe Jean Забытые королевства:Барды, Harpers  
Redemption Alley

Some cases are unusual — even for Jill Kismet.

When her police contact asks her to look into a "suicide", she suddenly finds herself in a labyrinth of deception, drugs, murder — and all-too-human corruption. The cops are her allies, except for the ones who want her dead. The hellbreed are her targets, except for the ones who might know what's going on. Her city is in danger, time is running out, and each lead only draws her deeper.

How far will a hunter go when her city — and her friends — are on the line?

Just far enough.

Saintcrow Lilith Jill Kismet  
Restoration of Faith Butcher Jim  
обложка книги Rama île buluşma Rama île buluşma Clarke Arthur C Rama  
Randevú a Rámával

A. C. Clarke 1973-ban adta közre jelen regényét, mely azonnal óriási világsikert aratott. Címét arról az űrhajóról kapta, melyet a XXII. Század közepén fedeztek fel a Jupiteren túl. Az Endeavour napkutató űrhajót küldik a Ráma felderítésére…

Clarke minden tud, amit egy sci-fi írónak tudnia kell. Fantáziája valóságos tudományos tényekre alapozva szárnyal, és mint Kuczka Péter a kötet utószavában megállapítja: mindig az emberség, az emberiesség oldalán áll. Kitartó tudásvágy élteti minden regényét, és ezzel fogja meg olvasóit is.

Clarke Arthur C  
обложка книги Red Rider's Hood Red Rider's Hood

Red rides around his tough urban neighborhood in his blood-red Mustang. It satisfies his urge to wander, and it usually keeps him safe from the gangs in town, the Wolves and the Crypts. But when Red's grandmother is mugged by Wolves, Red decides to join the wolves as a pledge so he can learn how to defeat them. Soon he uncovers their terrible secret: They are werewolves with a thirst for human blood. Instead of feeling horrified, Red envies the Wolves' freedom and power. Even as he trains to kill them―under an unlikely but cunning werewolf hunter―he has come to see them as pack mates. Until he is faced with a choice at the next full moon: Take up the Wolves' murderous ways, or take them down.

Шустерман Нил  
обложка книги Ritorno dall'esilio Ritorno dall'esilio

La possibilità di creare in via sperimentale, ma in grande serie, razze di superuomini e sottouomini, ci porrebbe già oggi problemi gravissimi. Ma su una Terra sovrappopolata, dove l’equilibrio sociale, economico, psicologico è appeso a un filo, gli scienziati responsabili di un così esplosivo progetto debbono essere fermati a qualsiasi costo. Come? Quando la persuasione non basta, e lo sterminio è impraticabile, si ricorre al vecchio sistema dell’esilio. Solo che qui si tratta di un esilio extraterrestre, di una Siberia cosmica. E una colonia penale formata dai migliori cervelli del mondo deve combattere duramente non solo per sopravvivere nello spazio, ma anche per trovare un sistema di convivenza accettabile, uno scopo, una meta.

Bova Ben L'astronave dell'esilio, Biblioteca di Urania  
обложка книги Raiders of Gor Raiders of Gor

Tarl Cabot was a warrior of Gor-the world that earth could never see. Normally, he was a proud and mighty warrior. But now he was bound for Port Kar. The only city with no home stone to give it a heart. It was a city of reavers, and looters...of out casts with out allegiance. Merchants and Pirates stalked it's quays beside the beautiful sea of Thassa.

Tarl Cabot was head for the sink hole of the planet, a teaming den of Iniquity. And that was no place for a honest warrior from far Ko-Ro-Ba.

But he was no longer Tarl Cabot, the warrior. Now he was only bosk...a miserable slave.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
обложка книги Raiders of Gor Raiders of Gor

Tarl Cabot was a warrior of Gor-the world that earth could never see. Normally, he was a proud and mighty warrior. But now he was bound for Port Kar. The only city with no home stone to give it a heart. It was a city of reavers, and looters...of out casts with out allegiance. Merchants and Pirates stalked it's quays beside the beautiful sea of Thassa.

Tarl Cabot was head for the sink hole of the planet, a teaming den of Iniquity. And that was no place for a honest warrior from far Ko-Ro-Ba.

But he was no longer Tarl Cabot, the warrior. Now he was only bosk...a miserable slave.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
обложка книги Rouge of Gor Rouge of Gor

Jason Marshall learned the meaning of manhood and the power of women, both dominant and submissive, when he was kidnapped from Earth to the Counter-Earth called Gor. Winning his freedom, jason set out single-handed to win his own place onthat gloriously barbaric world won the other side of the sun. His intent was to find the girl whohad been enslaved with him. But that quest thrust him smack in the middle of the war that raged between Imperial Air and the Salerian Confederation — and the secret schemes of hte pirate armada that sought control of the mighty trading artery of the fighting cities.

Norman John Chronicles of Counter-Earth  
обложка книги Reapers Gale Reapers Gale Erikson Steven Malazan Book of the Fallen  
обложка книги Rozprawa Rozprawa Lem ław Opowieści o pilocie Pirxie  
обложка книги Regii nisipurilor Regii nisipurilor

Premiul Nebula 1979.

Premiul Hugo 1980.

Martin George R R  
обложка книги Regreso a Belzagor Regreso a Belzagor

Cuando los humanos abandonan el planeta Belzagor, siguiendo la política de descolonización consistente en dar independencia a todos los alienígenas con cultura propia, el administrador imperial Gundersen retorna para emprender un viaje etnológico-sentimental-místico-iniciático… donde hallará o no hallará lo que esperaba, pero en todo caso no retornará el mismo que se puso en camino… como tampoco el lector volverá a ser el mismo después del viaje maravilloso que esta novela propone.

Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Red Nails Red Nails Howard Robert Ervin  
обложка книги Red Nails Red Nails Howard Robert Ervin  
обложка книги Reckoning Reckoning

The electric finale in New York Times bestselling author Lili St. Crow's Strange Angels series!

Nobody expected Dru Anderson to survive this long. Not Graves. Not Christophe. Not even Dru. She's battled killer zombies, jealous djamphirs, and bloodthirsty suckers straight out of her worst nightmares. But now that Dru has bloomed into a full-fledged svetocha—rare, beautiful, and toxic to all vampires-the worst is yet to come.

Because getting out alive is going to cost more than she's ever imagined. And in the end, is survival really worth the sacrifice?

DRU ANDERSON'S NOT AFRAID OF THE DARK.

BUT SHE SHOULD BE.

St Crow Lili Strange Angels  
обложка книги Roboţii de pe Aurora Roboţii de pe Aurora Asimov Isaac Elijah Baley şi R. Daneel Olivaw (ro)  
обложка книги Riverwind Riverwind Thompson Paul B, Carter Tonya R Dragonlance:Preludes 2, Preludes 2  
обложка книги Rot & Ruin Rot & Ruin

In the zombie-infested, post-apocalyptic America where Benny Imura lives, every teenager must find a job by the time they turn fifteen or get their rations cut in half. Benny doesn't want to apprentice as a zombie hunter with his boring older brother Tom, but he has no choice. He expects a tedious job whacking zoms for cash, but what he gets is a vocation that will teach him what it means to be human.

Maberry Jonathan  
обложка книги Rise of the TaiGethen Rise of the TaiGethen Barclay James Elves  
обложка книги Runas Runas

Maddy es una chica solitaria y no por elección propia: ha nacido con una marca en la mano, un estigma en forma de runa que hace que el resto de los aldeanos se aparte de ella y le tenga miedo, pues creen que les traerá desgracias y mala suerte. Aún así puede sentirse afortunada: si fuese un animal, sus vecinos ya la habrían asesinado; tal es el miedo que despierta en sus corazones lo excepcional. En el mundo de Maddy ya nadie cree en los dioses y los espíritus, no se piensa en ellos ni se los tiene en cuenta, su mera mención es motivo de escándalo. Es una sociedad puritana y estrecha de miras, entregada a la piedad: la magia y los viejos relatos sobre los dioses están prohibidos.

Pero las fuerzas sobrehumanas existen. La vida de Maddy dará un giro de ciento ochenta grados cuando conozca a un anciano viajero que le pondrá al corriente de lo que significa su marca y de los atributos con que la inviste. Pero este poder y este conocimiento conllevan algunas responsabilidades. Maddy ha sido escogida para encontrar un viejo tesoro que puede devolver el vigor a los viejos dioses y que permitirá retomar la lucha entre las fuerzas del bien y del mal por el control de la realidad. Sin embargo, otras criaturas también codician el tesoro y no dudarán en destruirla. El destino del planeta está en manos de Maddy. ¿Será capaz de afrontar con éxito su destino?

Harris Joanne  
Raj II Sheckley Robert  
обложка книги Rozdwojenie Rozdwojenie Sheckley Robert  
Robots and Empire

Long after his humiliating defeat at the hands of Earthman Elijah Baley, Kelden Amadiro embarked on a plan to destroy planet Earth. But even after his death, Baley’s vision continued to guide his robot partner, R. Daneel Olivaw, who had the wisdom of a great man behind him and an indestructable will to win…

Asimov Isaac The Robot Series  
Rainbows End

RAINBOWS END

To the Internet-based cognitive tools that are changing our lives — Wikipedia, Google, eBay, and the others of their kind, now and in the future

Vinge Vernor  
Robin Hobb  
обложка книги Recursion Recursion

It is the twenty-third century. Herb, a young entrepreneur, returns to the isolated planet on which he has illegally been trying to build a city-and finds it destroyed by a swarming nightmare of self-replicating machinery. Worse, the all-seeing Environment Agency has been watching him the entire time. His punishment? A nearly hopeless battle in the farthest reaches of the universe against enemy machines twice as fast, and twice as deadly, as his own-in the company of a disarmingly confident AI who may not be exactly what he claims…Little does Herb know that this war of machines was set in motion nearly two hundred years ago-by mankind itself. For it was then that a not-quite-chance encounter brought a confused young girl and a nearly omnipotent AI together in one fateful moment that may have changed the course of humanity forever.

Ballantyne Tony AI  
Return to Fanglith Dalmas John Fanglith  
обложка книги Route de la gloire Route de la gloire

Je n'étais pas très chaud pour partir en colonie de vacances dans le Sud-Est asiatique, mais on ne m'avait pas donné le choix. Enfin, à mon retour, j'avais une belle cicatrice toute neuve sur la figure et un billet de Sweepstake gagnant dans la poche grâce auquel j'ai rencontré la plus belle sorcière des Vingt Univers. C'est là que mes ennuis ont commencé : je me suis retrouvé dans un monde parallèle, à pourchasser des rats gros comme des loups, des dragons cracheurs de feu (évidemment), et même un Ogre, tout en essayant d'échapper aux Fantômes à Longues Cornes et autres Ecumeurs des Eaux Glacées. Sans compter Celui-Qui-N'a-Jamais-Vu-Le-Jour et Celui-Qui-Dévore-Les-Âmes. Et tout ça pour récupérer un oeuf de Phénix…

Vous allez dire que je ne suis jamais content, mais vous ne croyez pas qu'il y a de quoi vous faire regretter notre bonne vieille Terre, Sud-Est asiatique ou pas ? Et encore, je ne vous raconte pas tout !

Heinlein Robert Anson  
обложка книги Robopocalypse Robopocalypse

They are in your house. They are in your car. They are in the skies… Now they’re coming for you.

In the near future, at a moment no one will notice, all the dazzling technology that runs our world will unite and turn against us. Taking on the persona of a shy human boy, a childlike but massively powerful artificial intelligence known as Archos comes online and assumes control over the global network of machines that regulate everything from transportation to utilities, defense and communication. In the months leading up to this, sporadic glitches are noticed by a handful of unconnected humans—a single mother disconcerted by her daughter’s menacing “smart” toys, a lonely Japanese bachelor who is victimized by his domestic robot companion, an isolated U.S. soldier who witnesses a ‘pacification unit’ go haywire—but most are unaware of the growing rebellion until it is too late.

When the Robot War ignites—at a moment known…

Wilson Daniel H  
обложка книги Railsea Railsea

On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt: the giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey, the battle resulting in one’s death & the other’s glory. But no matter how spectacular it is, Sham can’t shake the sense that there is more to life than traveling the endless rails of the railsea—even if his captain can think only of the hunt for the ivory-colored mole she’s been chasing since it took her arm all those years ago. When they come across a wrecked train, at first it’s a welcome distraction. But what Sham finds in the derelict—a kind of treasure map indicating a mythical place untouched by iron rails—leads to considerably more than he’d bargained for. Soon he’s hunted on all sides, by pirates, trainsfolk, monsters & salvage-scrabblers, & it might not be just Sham’s life that’s about to change. It could be the whole of the railsea. Here is a novel for readers of all ages, a gripping & brilliantly imagined take on Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick that confirms China Miéville’s status as ‘the most original & talented voice to appear in several years’ (Science Fiction Chronicle)

Mieville China  
обложка книги Ranks of Bronze Ranks of Bronze Weber David Эскалибур  
обложка книги Return to the Whorl Return to the Whorl Wolfe Gene The Book of the Short Sun  
Realms of the Dragons vol.1 Забытые королевства:Антологии  
Realms of Infamy Lowder James  
обложка книги Realms of Magic Realms of Magic Thomsen Brian  
Realms of Mystery Athans Philip  
Realms of Shadow Baldwin Lizz  
обложка книги Realms of the Arcane Realms of the Arcane Thomsen Brian M  
Realms of the Underdark King J Robert  
обложка книги Realms of Valor Realms of Valor  
Radiance

Riley Bloom left her sister, Ever, in the world of the living and crossed the bridge into the afterlife — a place called Here, where time is always Now. Riley and her dog, Buttercup, have been reunited with her parents and are just settling into a nice, relaxing death when she's summoned before The Council. They let her in on a secret — the afterlife isn't just an eternity of leisure; Riley has to work. She's been assigned a job, Soul Catcher, and a teacher, Bodhi, a curious boy she can't quite figure out. Riley, Bodhi, and Buttercup return to earth for her first assignment, a Radiant Boy who's been haunting a castle in England for centuries. Many Soul Catchers have tried to get him to cross the bridge and failed. But he's never met Riley…



Ноэль Элисон  
обложка книги Retribution Falls Retribution Falls

Frey is the captain of the Ketty Jay, leader of a small and highly dysfunctional band of layabouts. An inveterate womaniser and rogue, he and his gang make a living on the wrong side of the law, avoiding the heavily armed flying frigates of the Coalition Navy. With their trio of ragged fighter craft, they run contraband, rob airships and generally make a nuisance of themselves. So a hot tip on a cargo freighter loaded with valuables seems like a great prospect for an easy heist and a fast buck. Until the heist goes wrong, and the freighter explodes. Suddenly Frey isn't just a nuisance anymorehe's public enemy number one, with the Coalition Navy on his tail and contractors hired to take him down. But Frey knows something they don't. That freighter was rigged to blow, and Frey has been framed to take the fall. If he wants to prove it, he's going to have to catch the real culprit. He must face liars and lovers, dogfights and gunfights, Dukes and daemons. It's going to take all his criminal talents to prove he's not the criminal they think he is . . .

Wooding Chris Tales of the Ketty Jay  
обложка книги Rybki małe ze wszystkich mórz Rybki małe ze wszystkich mórz

Akcja tego opowiadania rozgrywa się przed i w trakcie Prób Czarownic i stanowi preludium do wydarzeń, które znalazły się w końcowej części Kapelusza pełnego nieba.

Pratchett Terry  
обложка книги Rendez-vous avec Rama Rendez-vous avec Rama

Venant de l'espace interstellaire, un objet pénètre dans le système solaire. Au début, il n'intéresse guère les astronomes et encore mois les journalistes ; les astéroïdes et les comètes caractérisés par des orbites très excentriques sont innombrables.

Mais cet objet n'est pas ordinaire. Une observation poussée montre qu'il est parfaitement cylindrique. Ses dimensions sont imposantes : une trentaine de kilomètres de long, une quinzaine de diamètre. Pour la première fois de mémoire d'homme, un navire venu d'une autre étoile traverse le système solaire.

Avec un souci méticuleux de la vraisemblance, Arthur C. Clarke rend compte de la brève exploration de Rama, la planète artificielle. Il décrit de façon étonnamment convaincante l'agencement interne d'un engin qui voyage depuis des millions d'années et qui obéit à certains principes déjà découverts par notre science bien que l'habileté de ses constructeurs dépasse de très loin nos connaissances — ou plutôt celles de nos descendants du 22e siècle.

Clarke Arthur C Rama (fr)  
обложка книги Retorno a la Tierra Retorno a la Tierra

El planeta Armonía, colonizado por humanos hace casi cuarenta millones de años atrás, ha estado siempre bajo el cuidado de una inteligencia artificial: el Alma Suprema, el ordenador que todo lo sabe y todo lo protege. Pero el Alma Suprema ha envejecido y está débil. Debe volver a la lejana Tierra para recobrar la ayuda del Guardián.

En Retorno a la Tierra, Nafai y su familia, los elegidos del Alma Suprema, realizan un viaje interestelar de un centenar de años que, pese a la hibernación de la mayoría, no deja de acrecentar el odio entre los partidarios de Nafai y los de su hermano Elemak. Llegados a la Tierra, los expedicionarios se enfrentarán a algunas de las especies que se han desarrollado en los cuarenta millones de años de ausencia de los humanos. En particular a quienes, fruto de la evolución de murciélagos y topos, han devenido en seres voladores y cavadores de túneles, conocidos como “ángeles” y “demonios”. Las religiones, los odios, las rivalidades y las luchas por el liderazgo hacen todavía más ardua una empresa ya de por sí francamente difícil.

Card nos ofrece, como ya hiciera en la premiada serie de Ender, un interesante retrato del ser humano y de sus motivaciones. Unos personajes entrañables, la lucha por el poder, las interacciones entre especies, la compleja explicación biológica de comportamientos, culturas y religiones sorprendentes son algunos de los elementos que mantienen viva la trama de una saga fascinante.

Card Orson Scott Saga del Retorno  
обложка книги Roil Roil Jamieson Trent Nightbound land  
обложка книги Rhialto il meraviglioso Rhialto il meraviglioso Vance Jack Terra Morente  
обложка книги Rückkehr auf die Sechseck-Welt Rückkehr auf die Sechseck-Welt

Nur Mavra Chang — Mitkämpferin in dem Krieg auf der Sechseck-Welt — und Obie — der Computergefährte — können jenes Wissen finden, das als einziges dazu imstande ist, die Sechseck-Welt zu erreichen und den dort entstandenen Schaden radikal auszumerzen. Doch der teuflische Nathan Brazil — Halbgott und ewiger Jude zugleich — wwill nicht gefunden werden…

Und so ist der Bestand des ganzen, von der Sechseck-Wet erzeugten und erhaltenen Universums in Gefahr!

Chalker Jack L Sechseck-Welt  
обложка книги Reality Dysfunction - Emergence Reality Dysfunction - Emergence

A nightmare with no end ....

In AD2600 the human race is finally beginning to realise its full potential. Hundreds of colonised planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialisation of entire star systems. And thoughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.

But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive coloney planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it 'The Reality Dysfunction'. It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.


This is space opera on an epic scale, with dozens of characters, hundreds of planets, universe-spanning plots, and settings that range from wooden huts and muddy villages to sentient starships and newborn suns. It's also the first part of a two-volume book that is itself the first book of a series. There's no question that there's a lot going on here (too much to even begin to detail the plot), but Hamilton handles it all with an ease reminiscent of E. E. "Doc" Smith. The best way to describe it: it's big, it's good, and luckily there's plenty more on the way.

Hamilton Peter F Night's Dawn  
обложка книги Reality Dysfunction - Emergence Reality Dysfunction - Emergence

A nightmare with no end ....

In AD2600 the human race is finally beginning to realise its full potential. Hundreds of colonised planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialisation of entire star systems. And thoughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.

But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive coloney planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it 'The Reality Dysfunction'. It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.


This is space opera on an epic scale, with dozens of characters, hundreds of planets, universe-spanning plots, and settings that range from wooden huts and muddy villages to sentient starships and newborn suns. It's also the first part of a two-volume book that is itself the first book of a series. There's no question that there's a lot going on here (too much to even begin to detail the plot), but Hamilton handles it all with an ease reminiscent of E. E. "Doc" Smith. The best way to describe it: it's big, it's good, and luckily there's plenty more on the way.

Hamilton Peter F Night's Dawn  
обложка книги Reality Dysfunction - Expansion Reality Dysfunction - Expansion

A nightmare with no end ....

In AD2600 the human race is finally beginning to realise its full potential. Hundreds of colonised planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialisation of entire star systems. And thoughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.

But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive coloney planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it 'The Reality Dysfunction'. It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.


This second volume of Hamilton's two-part book The Reality Dysfunction is as fast paced and densely packed as the first. It picks up the many plot threads left hanging in Emergence and runs with them, ending some subplots and beginning other more interesting ones. Joining the large cast of characters is Graeme Nicholson, a reporter stuck on the backwater planet of Lalonde, where mud and wood seem to be the only things in great abundance. But Lalonde is fast becoming the focus of an invasion that seems to defy time and logic, and soon Nicholson will regret ever learning about the biggest story to hit the galaxy in a thousand years.

Hamilton Peter F Night's Dawn  
обложка книги Reality Dysfunction - Expansion Reality Dysfunction - Expansion

A nightmare with no end ....

In AD2600 the human race is finally beginning to realise its full potential. Hundreds of colonised planets scattered across the galaxy host a multitude of prosperous and wildly diverse cultures. Genetic engineering has pushed evolution far beyond nature's boundaries, defeating disease and producing extraordinary spaceborn creatures. Huge fleets of sentient trader starships thrive on the wealth created by the industrialisation of entire star systems. And thoughout inhabited space the Confederation Navy keeps the peace. A true golden age is within our grasp.

But now something has gone catastrophically wrong. On a primitive coloney planet a renegade criminal's chance encounter with an utterly alien entity unleashes the most primal of all our fears. An extinct race which inhabited the galaxy aeons ago called it 'The Reality Dysfunction'. It is the nightmare which has prowled beside us since the beginning of history.


This second volume of Hamilton's two-part book The Reality Dysfunction is as fast paced and densely packed as the first. It picks up the many plot threads left hanging in Emergence and runs with them, ending some subplots and beginning other more interesting ones. Joining the large cast of characters is Graeme Nicholson, a reporter stuck on the backwater planet of Lalonde, where mud and wood seem to be the only things in great abundance. But Lalonde is fast becoming the focus of an invasion that seems to defy time and logic, and soon Nicholson will regret ever learning about the biggest story to hit the galaxy in a thousand years.

Hamilton Peter F Night's Dawn  
обложка книги Redemption Ark Redemption Ark Reynolds Alistair  
обложка книги Radikaloperation Radikaloperation

ORBIT HOSPITAL ist ein Klinikum im All, das allen raumfahrenden Lebensformen der Galaxis medizinische Hilfe leistet. Es nimmt alle Geschöpfe auf, ob sie ein Dutzend Gliedmaßen haben oder gar keine, ob sie sich von Radioaktivität ernähren oder Wasser atmen — von anderen exotischen Gewohnheiten und Bedürfnissen ganz zu schweigen. Es ist ein ökologisches Tollhaus und ein organisatorischer Irrwitz, aber es ist für alle da und es funktioniert. Es ist im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes — lebensnotwendig.

White James Orbit Hospital  
обложка книги ¡Rumbo al Este! ¡Rumbo al Este! Tenn William  
обложка книги Renaissance Renaissance Bowden Oliver Assassin's creed  
обложка книги Resurgence Resurgence

A few years after the disappearance of the mysterious Builder Artifacts salted throughout the inhabited regions of the universe, a new phenomenon appears in the unexplored Sagittarian Arm of the galaxy, a force with the power to destroy planets. Capt. Hans Rebka and his team of galactic troubleshooters travel to the threatened Marglot system only to find themselves directly in the path of destruction.

Sheffield Charles Heritage Universe  
обложка книги Rapture's Edge Rapture's Edge

SECRETS…In the hidden world that exists beside our own, a mirror world of ancient magic and elegant deceptions, a world of people who are so much more than they first appear, a war is brewing. Most of these Gifted people—the Ikati, a savage, sensual race of lethal predators—are content to hide behind human smiles, disguising their splendor in order to survive. But others are discontent. And they will hide no longer.

BETRAYALS…Eliana lives for two things only: vengeance on the man who killed her father and seeing her father’s dream of living in the open with humans come to pass. But that dream is far too dangerous for The Hunt, a group of elite Ikati assassins with one objective: eliminate her before she can expose their secrets to the world.

SEDUCTION…Demetrius is haunted by the memory of the woman he once loved. He will risk everything to save her from the killers on her tail…and convince her, before the ancient walls between two worlds crumble, that only together can they defeat their real enemy, a brilliant, cunning traitor far more deadly than either of them can guess.

Geissinger J T Night Prowler  
обложка книги Ravenous Ravenous

A dark AND sexy paranormal romance?

from an exciting debut author

Vampires, Werewolves, and other creatures have emerged from the shadows. And some of them have sinister THINGS on their minds...

Holly Carver is a witch who sometimes relies on the help of Alessandro Caravelli for her family?s preternatural investigations business. Alessandro is the oldest and strongest vampire in Fairview?and he?s made no secret of his desire for Holly. But while she aches to succumb to his suggestive wiles, she knows it would be an invitation to trouble.

Then Alessandro?s queen, Omara, complicates matters when she turns up in Fairview to enlist his help. Sultry and manipulative, she is jealous of Alessandro?s feelings for Holly, and demands he use Holly to trap Geneva?the most evil demon of all.

Ashwood Sharon The Dark Forgotten  
обложка книги Resurrection Bay Resurrection Bay

From New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman comes a thrilling, spine-tingling 32-page original short story that’s perfect for fans of Unwind and UnWholly.

Bones. They know the call of the ice.

Anika knows the call of the ice, too. Living in an isolated port town in Alaska with her father and younger brother, Anika is practically steps away from the Harding Icefield, and Exit Glacier has always been her favorite place. But after a couple tragically dies there, Exit Glacier seems to come alive and begins moving toward the town with unnatural speed. Anika feels deep in her bones that the ice wants something….

After the glacier finally stops in the town’s cemetery, Anika and her on-again, off-again boyfriend, Rav, face a sinister truth: The soul of the glacier is looking for bodies to inhabit… and where better to find them than the graveyard?

This fast-paced, eerie short story is a deft blend of suspense and horror that will leave readers breathless… and chilled to the bone.

Shusterman Neal  
обложка книги Ritual Magic Ritual Magic

In Eileen Wilks’s new Novel of the Lupi, FBI agent Lily Yu is about to confront a power even darker than magic…

On her 57th birthday, Lily’s mother suddenly loses all memory beyond the age of twelve. Lily knows her mother was attacked by something more than magic. More . . . and darker.

When Lily and Rule discover that others suffered the same, mysterious loss—at the same time on the same night—their investigation into the darkness begins. Joining them is someone Lily never thought she’d see again: Al Drummond, who once tried to destroy her. He also happens to be dead. But the mysterious attacks were caused by a power strong enough to affect matters beyond the world of the living.

With some victims losing years of memory and others their lives, Lily must discover what on earth—or beyond—connects them.

Wilks Eileen World of the Lupi  
обложка книги Revelation Revelation

Alex and friends return to a Wasteland in turmoil. The Raiders are scattered, the Exiles hunted, and the feuding Vegas gangs plot one another’s destruction. Makara, head of the New Angels, has the difficult task of convincing disparate groups to work together before Emperor Augustus and his legions arrive.

But while humanity fights amongst itself, the Great Blight prepares its final onslaught — and at the center of it all, there is a secret that could spell the end of the invasion. It is a revelation only Alex can discover — and it might cost him everything.

West Kyle The Wasteland Chronicles  
обложка книги Realm Walker Realm Walker

An estranged mate, a mangled body and a powerful demon who calls her by name…

As a Realm Walker for the Agency, Juliana Norris tracks deadly paranormal quarry using her unique ability to see magical signatures. She excels at her job, but her friends worry about her mysterious habit of dying in the line of duty without staying dead. That’s only the first of her secrets.

Most people don’t know Juliana became the mate of master vampire Thomas Kendrick before he abandoned her seven years ago. Most people don’t know the horrors she endured at the hands of the vampire he left in command. Most people don’t know her true parentage, or why a demon on a world-threatening rampage has taken a personal interest in her…

Even as Juliana pursues the demon, it goes after all she holds dear—including Thomas, who is back to claim her for his own. But if she can’t reconcile her past and learn to trust herself again, she will lose him forever.

Collins Kathleen Realm Walker  
обложка книги Return Return

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. A nightmare where danger lurks around every corner.

Jack Walker, journeyed half way around the world and completed his daring rescue. He must now return home, traversing a world filled with endless hordes of night runners; the genetically altered, ferocious species that now inhabit the dark recesses left over from the demise of mankind and now dominate the planet. The only things more dominate are the billions of corpses left to rot where they died.

It is through this world that Jack must use his special forces training to lead a small group of survivors back home to where there is the faint hope of sanctuary. His training is pushed to the limits as he is confronted with situation after situation coming face to face with the night runners. He must walk that delicate, fine edge between action and keeping his kids out of harm's way; between taking risks and turning away as he continues his quest for survival.

Never having walked away from risky situations, Jack must now carefully weigh his decisions as the stakes are much higher. His kids' very safety hangs in the balance, along with the safety of the few remaining survivors. This gripping, action-packed tale tells Jack's story of survival in a post-apocalyptic world filled with peril.

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. Those who have survived remember a time when the dream was the reality. But now, the world has moved on.

OBrien John A New world  
обложка книги Return Return

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. A nightmare where danger lurks around every corner.

Jack Walker, journeyed half way around the world and completed his daring rescue. He must now return home, traversing a world filled with endless hordes of night runners; the genetically altered, ferocious species that now inhabit the dark recesses left over from the demise of mankind and now dominate the planet. The only things more dominate are the billions of corpses left to rot where they died.

It is through this world that Jack must use his special forces training to lead a small group of survivors back home to where there is the faint hope of sanctuary. His training is pushed to the limits as he is confronted with situation after situation coming face to face with the night runners. He must walk that delicate, fine edge between action and keeping his kids out of harm's way; between taking risks and turning away as he continues his quest for survival.

Never having walked away from risky situations, Jack must now carefully weigh his decisions as the stakes are much higher. His kids' very safety hangs in the balance, along with the safety of the few remaining survivors. This gripping, action-packed tale tells Jack's story of survival in a post-apocalyptic world filled with peril.

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. Those who have survived remember a time when the dream was the reality. But now, the world has moved on.

OBrien John A New world  
обложка книги Return Return

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. A nightmare where danger lurks around every corner.

Jack Walker, journeyed half way around the world and completed his daring rescue. He must now return home, traversing a world filled with endless hordes of night runners; the genetically altered, ferocious species that now inhabit the dark recesses left over from the demise of mankind and now dominate the planet. The only things more dominate are the billions of corpses left to rot where they died.

It is through this world that Jack must use his special forces training to lead a small group of survivors back home to where there is the faint hope of sanctuary. His training is pushed to the limits as he is confronted with situation after situation coming face to face with the night runners. He must walk that delicate, fine edge between action and keeping his kids out of harm's way; between taking risks and turning away as he continues his quest for survival.

Never having walked away from risky situations, Jack must now carefully weigh his decisions as the stakes are much higher. His kids' very safety hangs in the balance, along with the safety of the few remaining survivors. This gripping, action-packed tale tells Jack's story of survival in a post-apocalyptic world filled with peril.

Safety is the dream.

Nightmare is the reality. Those who have survived remember a time when the dream was the reality. But now, the world has moved on.

OBrien John A New world  
обложка книги Reaper's Legacy Reaper's Legacy

Heroes and monsters clash with government forces in an apocalyptic London.

Two years after London is struck by a devastating terrorist attack, it is cut off from the world, protected by a large force of soldiers (known as Choppers), while those in the rest of Britain believe that their ex-capital is now a toxic, uninhabited wasteland.

Jack and his friends know that the truth is very different. The handful of survivors in London are developing strange, fantastic powers. Evolving. Meanwhile, the Choppers treat the ruined city as their own experimental playground. Jack’s own developing powers are startling and frightening, though he is determined to save his father, the brutal man with a horrific power who calls himself Reaper. Jack must also find their friend Lucy-Anne, who went north to find her brother.

What Lucy-Anne discovers is terrifying-people evolving into monstrous things and the knowledge that a nuclear bomb has been set to destroy what’s left of London. And the clock is ticking.

Lebbon Tim Toxic City  
обложка книги Reaper's Legacy Reaper's Legacy

Heroes and monsters clash with government forces in an apocalyptic London.

Two years after London is struck by a devastating terrorist attack, it is cut off from the world, protected by a large force of soldiers (known as Choppers), while those in the rest of Britain believe that their ex-capital is now a toxic, uninhabited wasteland.

Jack and his friends know that the truth is very different. The handful of survivors in London are developing strange, fantastic powers. Evolving. Meanwhile, the Choppers treat the ruined city as their own experimental playground. Jack’s own developing powers are startling and frightening, though he is determined to save his father, the brutal man with a horrific power who calls himself Reaper. Jack must also find their friend Lucy-Anne, who went north to find her brother.

What Lucy-Anne discovers is terrifying-people evolving into monstrous things and the knowledge that a nuclear bomb has been set to destroy what’s left of London. And the clock is ticking.

Lebbon Tim Toxic City  
обложка книги Resistance Resistance

Eighteen months after the Collapse of 2027, the former United States is divided. On one side is the evil and tyrannical Unified American Empire, controlled by President Simon Sterling, the man responsible for the death of the last legitimate president, Malcolm Powers. On the other side, President Howard Beck controls the Pacific States of America, the last hope for democracy and freedom. The two adversaries become embroiled in a bitter game of deception, betrayal, and espionage while battling an even more imposing menace that could easily destroy the very nation they are both desperately fighting to control.

Stephenson Richard New America  
обложка книги Replay Replay

Jeff Winston, forty-three, didn’t know he was a replayer until he died and woke up twenty-five years younger in his college dorm room; he lived another life. And died again. And lived again and died again — in a continuous twenty-five-year cycle — each time starting from scratch at the age of eighteen to reclaim lost loves, remedy past mistakes, or make a fortune in the stock market. A novel of gripping adventure, romance, and fascinating speculation on the nature of time, Replay asks the question: "What if you could live your life over again?"

Grimwood Ken  
обложка книги Retour des étoiles Retour des étoiles

Dans « Retour des étoiles », Stanislas Lem raconte la vie du cosmonaute Hal Bregg après son retour sur Terre à l’issue d’une expédition spatiale qui l’a emmené à vingt-trois années-lumière de notre planète. Pour lui et ses compagnons le voyage a duré dix ans mais sur Terre, cent vingt-sept années se sont écoulées. La société terrienne a bien sûr changé et l’auteur raconte la confrontation entre un homme qui nous ressemble beaucoup et une société futuriste très étrange.

La principale étrangeté de cette société est que tous les individus sont « bettrisés » alors qu’ils sont encore des enfants. La « bettrisation » est une intervention chimico-biologique sur le cerveau (pour des raisons bien compréhensibles l’auteur entre peu dans les détails) qui diminue de façon très importante l’agressivité naturelle de l’être humain. Les nouvelles générations sont « gentilles » et ne peuvent tout simplement pas « penser » le mal ni la violence. Mêmes les opérations chirurgicales sont difficiles à faire pour les êtres humains et ce sont donc des robots qui s’en chargent. Les hommes sont constamment sous contrôle et les normes sociales veulent qu’ils absorbent régulièrement des substances calmantes. A côté de ça, le développement intellectuel et émotionnel des hommes et des femmes semble normal…

Lem Stanislas  
обложка книги Retribution Retribution

With her partner out of town, her family abroad, and her mentor estranged, newly-turned vampire Anna Strong is keeping a low profile.

But now young vampires are turning up dead, completely drained of their life force. And though Anna wants to say no when Williams, her former teacher and now leader of a supernatural enforcement squad, asks for her help, she can?t. But soon, she?ll wish she did.

Stein Jeanne C Anna Strong Chronicles  
обложка книги Rebel Spring Rebel Spring Rhodes Morgan Falling Kingdoms  
обложка книги Rex Regis Rex Regis Jr L E Modesitt  
обложка книги Rise of the Seventh Moon Rise of the Seventh Moon Wulf Rich Heirs of Ash  
обложка книги Ready Player One Ready Player One

In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world’s digital confines — puzzles that are based on their creator’s obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.

But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade’s going to survive, he’ll have to win — and confront the real world he’s always been so desperate to escape.

Cline Ernest  
обложка книги Redemption Redemption Rabe Jean Dhamon Saga  
обложка книги Rain Rain

The dead will rise…

A doctor returning from the mountains in India unknowingly brings a deadly virus to the western world. The nightmare begins.

Society crumbles…

Alex Harley is hiking with three friends when all media channels shut down to be replaced with the Emergency Broadcast. Civilians are warned to stay in their homes. Isolated and afraid, the four friends begin a fight for survival.

The end of the world is here…

The military sets up Survivor Camps to separate the infected from the uninfected. A U.N. rescue mission is put into operation to save survivors from the clutches of the zombies. Alex and his friends must deal with the undead and power-crazed soldiers if they are to survive the apocalypse.

But while they fight for survival, the authorities consider drastic measures to rid the world of monsters…

Harbinger Shaun Undead Rain  
обложка книги Reign of Evil Reign of Evil

Reign of Evil, the third installment in Weston Ochse’s series starring the Navy SEALs who handle supernatural threats, with film rights optioned by MGMLegend holds that when Britain is in its darkest hour, King Arthur will return to save the country, if not the world. That legend is dead wrong. When a Grove of Druids sacrifice the lives of a group of innocents, including the fiancée of a member of SEAL Team 666, the ancient king is brought back from the dead and sets his sight on subjugating humanity and cleansing his land of all who are not true Britons. Because of political sensitivities, Triple 6 is ordered to stand down, but that order is ignored by one of them seeking his own vengeance. Now, the members of America’s elite supernatural-hunting team must decide what is more important: their orders or their loyalty to their own team member.

Film rights to the SEAL Team 666 series were optioned by MGM, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson signed on to star in the feature film adaptation!

Ochse Weston SEAL Team 666  
обложка книги Reign of Evil Reign of Evil

Reign of Evil, the third installment in Weston Ochse’s series starring the Navy SEALs who handle supernatural threats, with film rights optioned by MGM

Legend holds that when Britain is in its darkest hour, King Arthur will return to save the country, if not the world. That legend is dead wrong. When a Grove of Druids sacrifice the lives of a group of innocents, including the fiancée of a member of SEAL Team 666, the ancient king is brought back from the dead and sets his sight on subjugating humanity and cleansing his land of all who are not true Britons. Because of political sensitivities, Triple 6 is ordered to stand down, but that order is ignored by one of them seeking his own vengeance. Now, the members of America’s elite supernatural-hunting team must decide what is more important: their orders or their loyalty to their own team member.

Film rights to the SEAL Team 666 series were optioned by MGM, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson signed on to star in the feature film adaptation!

Ochse Weston SEAL Team 666  
обложка книги Requiem for the Sun Requiem for the Sun Haydon Elizabeth Symphony of Ages  
обложка книги Redeemed Redeemed

In the final electrifying novel in the HoN series, Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals.  A Dark Goddess is loose on Tulsa and the world.  No single vampyre is strong enough to vanquish her — unless that creature has the power to summon the elements as well as the ability to wield Old Magick.

Only Zoey Redbird is heir to such power...but because of the consequences of using Old Magick, she is unable to help.

Find out who will win and who will lose in this epic battle of Light versus Darkness.

The House of Night series is an international phenomenon, reaching #1 on U.S., German, and UK bestseller lists, and remaining a fixture on The New York Times Children's Series bestseller list for nearly 160 weeks and counting. With more than 12 million copies in print, rights sold in thirty-eight countries to date, and relatable, addictive characters, this series is unstoppable. Now, in the final installment of the series, Zoey and her friends face the ultimate battle with evil which will determine the fate of the world, both human and vampyre.

Cast P C, Cast Christin House of Night  
обложка книги Red Hammer 1994 Red Hammer 1994

In the fall of 1993, Russia’s October revolution left the Ultra-nationalists in charge of a collapsing economy and a desperate people. With a disintegrating infrastructure and wounded pride, the Russian president makes a bold move to confront the United States.

Red Hammer 1994 is an exciting military thriller about nuclear war. This novel explores professionalism and extreme courage in impossible situations, while asking tough questions about how leaders can hope to function amid destruction and chaos. Action packed and thought provoking, this novel describes the complex nature of nuclear war.

Expertly crafted in its details, Red Hammer 1994 is for anyone interested in geo-political issues. Inspired by a career spent working on Air Force strategic weapon systems and a nuclear engineering and nuclear power background, Robert Ratcliffe wrote this novel after gaining a deep understanding of nuclear weapon effects and the composition and capabilities of the United States and Soviet arsenals. With a desire to write a book that explored the complexities and issues of nuclear war, Red Hammer 1994 was designed to provide thought-provoking realism while captivating readers. Crafted with expert accuracy, this amazing novel sets a new standard for military thrillers.

Ratcliffe Robert  
обложка книги River of Gods River of Gods

NOMINATED FOR BOTH THE HUGO AND THE ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARDS

WINNER OF THE BRITISH SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL

“…a major achievement from a writer who is becoming one of the best sf novelists of our time.”

WASHINGTON POST

"[A] literary masterpiece… I can’t think of a better science fiction novel I’ve read in years… This novel is a masterpiece of science fiction by any meaningful standard… McDonald takes the reader to a level of immersion in the fine detail, texture, consciousness, pop culture, very being, of an extrapolated non-Western culture that is utterly awesome.”

ASIMOV’S SCIENCE FICTION

“McDonald’s latest ranks as one of the best science fiction novels published in the United States this year.”

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

“Ian McDonald has been one of my favorite writers for some fifteen years now, and the amazing thing is, he’s getting even better.”

CORY DOCTOROW, author of Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town; coeditor of boingboing.net

AUGUST 15, 2047—HAPPY HUNDREDTH BIRTHDAY, INDIA

As Mother India approaches her centenary, nine people are going about their business—a gangster, a cop, his wife, a politician, a stand-up comic, a set designer, a journalist, a scientist, and a dropout. And so is Aj—the waif, the mind reader, the prophet—when she one day finds a man who wants to stay hidden.

In the next few weeks, they will all be swept together to decide the fate of the nation.

River of Gods teems with the life of a country choked with peoples, cultures, and technologies—one and a half billion people, twelve semi-independent nations, nine million gods. Ian McDonald has written the great Indian novel of the new millennium in which a war is fought, a love betrayed, and a message from a different world decoded, as the great river Ganges flows on.

RIVER OF GODS is an epic SF novel as sprawling, vibrant and colourful as the sub-continent it describes. This is an SF novel that blew apart the narrow anglo- and US-centric concerns of the genre and ushered in a new global consciousness for the genre.

McDonald Ian India of 2047  
обложка книги Roma Aeronautica Roma Aeronautica Ottalini Daniel  
обложка книги Rollback Rollback

Canadian author Robert Sawyer once again presents likable characters facing big ethical dilemmas in this smoothly readable near-future SF novel. Astronomer Sarah Halifax, who translated the first message from aliens and helped prepare humanity’s response, is 87 when the second, encrypted message arrives 38 years later. To aid the decoding, a tycoon buys rejuvenation treatment for Sarah and Don, her husband of 60 years; however, only Don becomes young again. While coping with the physical indignities of old age, Sarah tries to figure out the puzzle of the second message. The bond between Don and Sarah continues, even while Don is joyfully and guiltily discovering the pleasures of living in a young body again. They want to do what’s right for each other and the rest of humanity—for the aliens, too—if they can figure out what “right” could be. By its nature, a story about moral choices tends to get talky, but the talk is intelligent and performed by sympathetic and believable people.

Sawyer Robert J  
обложка книги Redemption Redemption

Forty-nine states are no more. Nearly two years after Qi Jia’s annihilating chemical attacks, only a few thousand Americans remain—most of them living under the cover of Hawaii’s Shield. The Shield is impenetrable. Supplies are limited but sufficient. The survivors have everything they need, and there is no reason to leave the islands.

Until a threat emerges from within. Until the survivors make a discovery they cannot ignore. Until a friend becomes an enemy and forces some who risked their lives coming here… to consider risking them again to go back.

Stay or go? That is the question.

The answer depends on what you have to lose.

Hayes Ever N 2020  
обложка книги Revival Revival

A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.

In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs—including Jamie’s mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, this charismatic preacher curses God, mocks all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town.

Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from the age of thirteen, he plays in bands across the country, living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his family’s horrific loss. In his mid-thirties—addicted to heroin, stranded, desperate—Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil’s devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.

This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written. It’s a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Frank Norris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe.

King Stephen  
обложка книги Rewinder Rewinder

You will never read Denny Younger’s name in any history book, will never know what he's done.

But even if you did, you’d never believe it.

The world as you know it wouldn't be the same without him.

Denny was born into one of the lowest rungs of society, but his bleak fortunes abruptly change when the mysterious Upjohn Institute recruits him to be a Rewinder, a verifier of personal histories. The job at first sounds like it involves researching old books and records, but Denny soon learns it's far from it.

A Rewinder's job is to observe history.

In person.

Embracing his new life with enthusiasm, Denny witnesses things he could never even imagine before. But as exciting a life as this is, there are dangers, too. For even the smallest error can have consequences.

Life-altering consequences.

Time, after all, is merely a reference point.

Battles Brett  
обложка книги Red Hammer 1994 Red Hammer 1994

In the fall of 1993, Russia’s October revolution left the Ultra-nationalists in charge of a collapsing economy and a desperate people. With a disintegrating infrastructure and wounded pride, the Russian president makes a bold move to confront the United States.

Red Hammer 1994 is an exciting military thriller about nuclear war. This novel explores professionalism and extreme courage in impossible situations, while asking tough questions about how leaders can hope to function amid destruction and chaos. Action packed and thought provoking, this novel describes the complex nature of nuclear war.

Expertly crafted in its details, Red Hammer 1994 is for anyone interested in geo-political issues. Inspired by a career spent working on Air Force strategic weapon systems and a nuclear engineering and nuclear power background, Robert Ratcliffe wrote this novel after gaining a deep understanding of nuclear weapon effects and the composition and capabilities of the United States and Soviet arsenals. With a desire to write a book that explored the complexities and issues of nuclear war, Red Hammer 1994 was designed to provide thought-provoking realism while captivating readers. Crafted with expert accuracy, this amazing novel sets a new standard for military thrillers.

Ratcliffe Robert  
обложка книги Rozstaje zmierzchu Rozstaje zmierzchu Jordan Robert Koło czasu  
обложка книги Roma Eterna Roma Eterna

Silverberg’s magisterial alternate history is likely the coda to his ongoing exploration of a Roman empire that survived in some form to a time contemporary with our world’s present. The turning point in his version reflects Gibbon’s view that Christianity undermined the later empire, though Silverberg disposes of Christianity long before its this-world birth by preventing the Jews’ escape from Egypt. (He also eliminates Muhammad and Islam.) His development includes a good many realistic features, such as fairly constant tension, sometimes erupting in warfare, between Greek and Latin cultures within the empire. He also plays dating games for the historically literate with a calendar reckoned from the founding of the city in our 753 B.C.E. Inevitably, the book reads like a squadron of short stories flying in close formation (in fact, many parts of it have been published as individual short pieces). They are very good stories, though, full of Silverberg’s seasoned expertise in historiography, characterization, and world building, and they offer something to satisfy most readers’ tastes.


Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Ring Ring

Stunning, cutting-edge thriller with a chilling supernatural twist from Japan’s stylish new literary star.Asakawa is a hardworking journalist who has climbed his way up from local-news beat reporter to writer for his newspaper’s weekly magazine. A chronic workaholic, he doesn’t take much notice when his seventeen-year-old niece dies suddenly — until a chance conversation reveals that another healthy teenager died at exactly the same time, in chillingly similar circumstances.Sensing a story, Asakawa begins to investigate, and soon discovers that this strange simultaneous sudden-death syndrome also affected another two teenagers. Exactly one week before their mysterious deaths the four teenagers all spent the night at a leisure resort in the same log cabin.When Asakawa visits the resort, the mystery only deepens. A comment made in the guest book by one of the teenagers leads him to a particular videotape. When he watches it, instead of a movie he finds an odd collection of disparate images with a portentous message at the end: Those who have viewed these images are fated to die at this exact hour one week from now. Asakawa finds himself in a race against time — he has only seven days to find the cause of the teenagers’ deaths before it finds him. The hunt puts him on the trail of an apocalyptic power that will force Asakawa to choose between saving his family and saving civilization.

Suzuki Koji Ring  
обложка книги Robots Have No Tails Robots Have No Tails

A complete collection of his Galloway Gallegher stories from the Hugo nominated master of science fiction.


In this complete collection, Kuttner is back with Galloway Gallegher, his most beloved character in the stories that helped make him famous. Gallegher is a binge-drinking scientist who's a genius when drunk and totally clueless sober. Hounded by creditors and government officials, he wakes from each bender to discover a new invention designed to solve all his problems — if only he knew how it worked…

Add in a vain and uncooperative robot assistant, a heckling grandfather, and a host of uninvited guests — from rabbit-like aliens to time-traveling mafia lawyers to his own future corpse — and Gallegher has more on his hands than even he can handle. Time for a drink!

Kuttner Henry  
обложка книги Relativity Relativity Sawyer Robert J  
обложка книги Room 1786 Room 1786 Green Terence M  
обложка книги Retribution Retribution Newton Mark Charan Drakenfeld  
обложка книги Ringing the Changes Ringing the Changes Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Recalled to Life Recalled to Life

It was the supreme irony. Humanity, apparently, feared being Recalled To Life more than it deared death itself. When Harker joined the little group of scientists, he didn’t realize the problems he would face. Their discovery made it possible to revive corpses to full, healthy life. They thought the world would welcome it as the greatest boon of all time. Instead, the world fought them, bitterly and savagely. Bewildered, they could find no way to fight back. The problem was Harker’s to solve, and there seemed to be only one answer: Harker himself had to die!

Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Refuse Refuse

Leah is a picker. It’s her job to sift through the refuse and waste of the silo and sort it for recycling. On her own time, Leah loves to make homemade paper and she lives to write stories. She just happens to be living in an underground silo full of mysteries and questions, in a dystopian world that has been destroyed by mankind… and the two things she loves to do most are both illegal.

REFUSE is a short story of about 10k words (about 60 pages) that takes place in the world of Hugh Howey’s bestselling WOOL saga. It is the first of a three part series that will make up The Silo Archipelago. The completed The Silo Archipelago omnibus edition is available in one single volume, both as an e-book, and in a print edition. Written with Hugh’s permission, Refuse examines the issues of control, tyranny, and censorship through the lens of history. Throughout time, dissident writers have used paper and words as weapons of war against both governments and really bad ideas. REFUSE, in the spirit of A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch and The Gulag Archipelago, examines what would happen if there were literary dissidents in the silos of Hugh Howey’s WOOL.

The entire The Silo Archipelago series has now been combined into a single Omnibus edition, here: amzn.to/11kDzml

Review

“Bunker’s onto something here, I think. He’s found a niche that remains unexplored in the silo, both in Howey’s silos and in the other fan-fiction stories that have followed—he’s zooming in, nice and tight, on the hearts and minds of the overlooked authors of the uprisings. The picker community that he’s created—that is, the ranks of people who recycle the silo’s trash, and from it pluck paper material to write their manifestos on—is a fascinating place, dark but full of unfettered hope. REFUSE is a killer first entry in a series that I can’t wait to follow further.”

~ Jason Gurley, Amazon.com Bestselling author of the GREATFALL series.
From the Author

The Silo Archipelago is a bestselling serialized short novel, set in the world of Hugh Howey’s WOOL (by Mr. Howey’s permission,) and originally written and released in three parts. The three parts have now been combined into a single print (and e-book) omnibus version entitled THE SILO ARCHIPELAGO which is now available.

Bunker Michael The Silo Archipelago  
обложка книги Revenge of the Horseclans Revenge of the Horseclans Adams Robert Horseclans  
обложка книги Radiant State Radiant State

Peter Higgins’s superb and original creation, a perfect melding of fantasy, myth, SF and political thriller, reaches its extraordinary conclusion.

The Vlast stands two hundred feet tall, four thousand tons of steel ready to be flung upwards on the fire of atom bombs. Ready to take the dream of President-Commander of the New Vlast General, Osip Rizhin, beyond the bounds of this world.

But not everyone shares this vision. Vissarion Lom and Maroussia Shaumian have not reached the end of their story, and in Mirgorod a woman in a shabby dress carefully unwraps a sniper rifle. And all the while the Pollandore dreams its own dreams.

Higgins Peter Wolfhound Century  
обложка книги Radiant State Radiant State

Peter Higgins’s superb and original creation, a perfect melding of fantasy, myth, SF and political thriller, reaches its extraordinary conclusion.

The Vlast stands two hundred feet tall, four thousand tons of steel ready to be flung upwards on the fire of atom bombs. Ready to take the dream of President-Commander of the New Vlast General, Osip Rizhin, beyond the bounds of this world.

But not everyone shares this vision. Vissarion Lom and Maroussia Shaumian have not reached the end of their story, and in Mirgorod a woman in a shabby dress carefully unwraps a sniper rifle. And all the while the Pollandore dreams its own dreams.

Higgins Peter Wolfhound Century  
обложка книги Rogue Dragon Rogue Dragon

Jon-Joras had come to Earth simply to oversee arrangements for a dragon hunt to amuse the king. These hunts were as much pageantry as sport — the dragons, brought to Earth centuries before as pets of an alien race, were powerful but slow-witted. But suddenly the dragons had become dangerous — quick, deceptive, a menace to the nobles who hunted them. And Jon-Joras found himself caught in the middle of an uprising that could shake the powers that ruled the star-worlds.


AVRAM DAVIDSON has been a respected figure in both science-fiction and mystery circles for a decade or more. He has won both the Hugo award for the best science-fiction short story of the year, and the Edgar award for the best mystery story, and was editor of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction until turning to full-time writing.

Ace Books has previously published a collection of his best short stories under the title of What Strange Stars and Skies (F-330).

Davidson Avram Kar-Chee  
обложка книги Roma Eterna Roma Eterna Silverberg Robert  
обложка книги Rządy terroru Rządy terroru Silverberg Robert Roma Eterna (pl)  
обложка книги Rising Rising

Atlantis will rise again…

Following the discovery of an Ancient outpost buried deep in the Antarctic ice sheet, Stargate Command sends a new team of explorers through the Stargate to the distant Pegasus galaxy.

Emerging in an abandoned Ancient city, the team quickly confirms that they have found the Lost City of Atlantis. But, submerged beneath the sea on an alien planet, the city is in danger of catastrophic flooding unless it is raised to the surface. Things go from bad to worse when the team must confront a new enemy known as the Wraith who are bent on destroying Atlantis.

Stargate Atlantis is the exciting new spin-off of the hit TV show, Stargate SG-1. Based on the script of the pilot episode, Rising is a must-read for all fans and includes deleted scenes and dialog not seen on TV.


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Malcolm Sally Atlantis  
обложка книги Rising Rising

Atlantis will rise again…

Following the discovery of an Ancient outpost buried deep in the Antarctic ice sheet, Stargate Command sends a new team of explorers through the Stargate to the distant Pegasus galaxy.

Emerging in an abandoned Ancient city, the team quickly confirms that they have found the Lost City of Atlantis. But, submerged beneath the sea on an alien planet, the city is in danger of catastrophic flooding unless it is raised to the surface. Things go from bad to worse when the team must confront a new enemy known as the Wraith who are bent on destroying Atlantis.

Stargate Atlantis is the exciting new spin-off of the hit TV show, Stargate SG-1. Based on the script of the pilot episode, Rising is a must-read for all fans and includes deleted scenes and dialog not seen on TV.


This book is a production of the InterWorld's Bookforge.

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Malcolm Sally Atlantis  
обложка книги Rising Rising

Atlantis will rise again…

Following the discovery of an Ancient outpost buried deep in the Antarctic ice sheet, Stargate Command sends a new team of explorers through the Stargate to the distant Pegasus galaxy.

Emerging in an abandoned Ancient city, the team quickly confirms that they have found the Lost City of Atlantis. But, submerged beneath the sea on an alien planet, the city is in danger of catastrophic flooding unless it is raised to the surface. Things go from bad to worse when the team must confront a new enemy known as the Wraith who are bent on destroying Atlantis.

Stargate Atlantis is the exciting new spin-off of the hit TV show, Stargate SG-1. Based on the script of the pilot episode, Rising is a must-read for all fans and includes deleted scenes and dialog not seen on TV.


This book is a production of the InterWorld's Bookforge.

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Malcolm Sally Atlantis  
обложка книги Reliquary Reliquary

Knowledge is power…

While exploring the unused sections of the Ancient city of Atlantis, Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay stumble on a recording device that reveals a mysterious new Stargate address. Believing that the address may lead them to a vast repository of Ancient knowledge, the team embarks on a mission to this uncharted world.

There they discover a ruined city, full of whispered secrets and dark shadows. As tempers fray and trust breaks down, the team uncovers the truth at the heart of the city. A truth that spells their destruction.

With half their people compromised, it falls to Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay to risk everything in a deadly game of bluff with the enemy. To fail would mean the fall of Atlantis itself — and, for Sheppard, the annihilation of his very humanity…


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Wells Martha Atlantis  
обложка книги Reliquary Reliquary

Knowledge is power…

While exploring the unused sections of the Ancient city of Atlantis, Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay stumble on a recording device that reveals a mysterious new Stargate address. Believing that the address may lead them to a vast repository of Ancient knowledge, the team embarks on a mission to this uncharted world.

There they discover a ruined city, full of whispered secrets and dark shadows. As tempers fray and trust breaks down, the team uncovers the truth at the heart of the city. A truth that spells their destruction.

With half their people compromised, it falls to Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay to risk everything in a deadly game of bluff with the enemy. To fail would mean the fall of Atlantis itself — and, for Sheppard, the annihilation of his very humanity…


This book is a production of the InterWorld's Bookforge.

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Wells Martha Atlantis  
обложка книги Reliquary Reliquary

Knowledge is power…

While exploring the unused sections of the Ancient city of Atlantis, Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay stumble on a recording device that reveals a mysterious new Stargate address. Believing that the address may lead them to a vast repository of Ancient knowledge, the team embarks on a mission to this uncharted world.

There they discover a ruined city, full of whispered secrets and dark shadows. As tempers fray and trust breaks down, the team uncovers the truth at the heart of the city. A truth that spells their destruction.

With half their people compromised, it falls to Major John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay to risk everything in a deadly game of bluff with the enemy. To fail would mean the fall of Atlantis itself — and, for Sheppard, the annihilation of his very humanity…


This book is a production of the InterWorld's Bookforge.

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Wells Martha Atlantis  
обложка книги Red Dawn Red Dawn

It is January 1964 in an alternative timeline in which the swinging sixties never happened. A little over a year has passed since the Cuban Missiles War of late October 1962.

Red Dawn, spawned as Josef Stalin’s answer to America’s atomic monopoly in the late 1940s has fomented full scale insurrection in Washington DC and almost sparked a war between the World’s two remaining nuclear superpowers.

But the real fury of Red Dawn — Krasnaya Zarya — is unspent and time is running out.

Now is a time for charismatic leaders to come forward…

Philip James Timeline: 10/27/62  
обложка книги Return to Honor Return to Honor McClellan Brian  
обложка книги Renascence Renascence

The scope of life may be far wider than most humans think—but there’s at least one human trait that’s likely to persist through even the most extreme changes…

Anderson Poul  
обложка книги Robot Adept Robot Adept Anthony Piers , Apprentice Adept  
обложка книги Reflections on Life and Death Reflections on Life and Death

Our last story, “The Gallery of His Dreams” (September 1991), by the Hugo-award-winning former editor of F&SF, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, won the 1991 Locus Award for best short fiction. Ms. Rusch has had fifteen novels published under her own name. Her latest books include: Hitler’s Angel, a mainstream hardcover written under the name Kris Rusch; Star Wars: The New Rebellion, a mass market paperback; Star Trek: Day of Honor, written with Dean Wesley Smith; and Alien Influences, a Science Fiction novel that was a finalist for England’s prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Rusch Kristine Kathryn  
обложка книги Rubicon Beach Rubicon Beach

A prisoner with a haunted past is released into ravaged Los Angeles, where he pursues an elusive girl to the shores or Rubicon Beach and faces his lost destiny. In his second novel, Steve Erickson creates a decaying world filled with leftover passions and poetic vision that established him as one of the most original and evocative American writers of his generation.

Erickson Steve  
обложка книги Residuals Residuals

Two British writers add their own bizarre spin to a familiar American tale. Veteran Asimov’s author Paul J. McAuley’s most recent story for us, “Second Skin,” was published in our April 1997 issue. Kim Newman, who is making his first appearance j in our pages, is the author of a large number of fiction and nonfiction books, short stories, and articles.

Some of his most recent and best known works are The Bloody Red Baron (Carroll & Graf/Avon, 1995), Anno Dracula (Carroll & Graf/Avon, 1992), and with Stephen Jones, Horror: 100 Best Books (Carroll & Graf, 1992).

Mr. Newman and Mr. McAuley are also the co-editors of In Dreams (Gollancz, 1992), an anthology of stories about popular music/culture.

Newman Kim, McAuley Paul J  
обложка книги Rise of the Horde Rise of the Horde

Though the young Warchief Thrall ended the demon curse that had plagued his people for generations, the orcs still wrestle with the sins of their bloody past. As the rampaging Horde, they waged a number of devastating wars against their perennial enemy−the Alliance. Yet the rage and bloodlust that drove the orcs to destroy everything in their path nearly consumed them as well.

Long ago, on the idyllic world of Draenor, the noble orc clans lived in relative peace with their enigmatic neighbors, the draenei. But the nefarious agents of the Burning Legion had other plans for both of the unsuspecting races. The demon-lord Kil’jaeden set in motion a dark chain of events that would succeed not only in eradicating the draenei, but forging the orc clans into a single, unstoppable juggernaut of hatred and destruction.

An original tale of magic, warfare, and heroism based on the bestselling, award-winning electronic game series from Blizzard Entertainment.

Golden Christie World of Warcraft  
обложка книги Return of the Emperor Return of the Emperor

The Eternal Emperor was dead, and the five members of the Privy Council ruled in his place. But they quickly discovered that their power would collapse around them if they didn’t locate the Emperor’s secret source of Anti-Matter Two, the economic keystone of the Empire. And so they sent a team of crack commandos to capture Sten, one of their late ruler’s few surviving confidantes. But Sten, as usual, had his own agenda. For he knew something about the Eternal Emperor that would shake the Empire to its foundations. And to play his part, all Sten had to do was kill the five most powerful beings in the universe.

COLE Allan, Bunch Chris The Sten Chronicles  
обложка книги Revenge of the Damned Revenge of the Damned

Sten had fully expected to die in a blaze of glory, taking his Emperor's greatest foe with him. Instead he was a slave laborer in a POW camp deep in the heart of enemy territory. But sitting out the action had never been Sten's style. And now that the war was building to a climax, the Eternal Emperor needed him more than ever. Not even the toughest prison in the known universe could keep Sten from his mission.

COLE Allan, Bunch Chris The Sten Chronicles  
обложка книги Regulations provide Regulations provide

Regulations mean red tape — and red tape can strangle someone as handily as a hangman's rope. Particularly when the someone is an alien desperately in need of a spaceship repair job ...

Джоунс Рэймонд Фишер  
обложка книги Regulations provide Regulations provide

Regulations mean red tape — and red tape can strangle someone as handily as a hangman's rope. Particularly when the someone is an alien desperately in need of a spaceship repair job ...

Джоунс Рэймонд Фишер  
обложка книги Regulations provide Regulations provide

Regulations mean red tape — and red tape can strangle someone as handily as a hangman's rope. Particularly when the someone is an alien desperately in need of a spaceship repair job ...

Джоунс Рэймонд Фишер  
обложка книги Royal Assassin Royal Assassin

Continuing in the tradition of her first book (Assassin’s Apprentice) Hobb propels the Farseer saga into its second installment with irresistible plotting and memorable characters. Fitz is a trained assassin in the service of King Shrewd and also the king’s illegitimate grandson. He is sworn to protect heir to the throne Prince Verity and Verity’s new bride, but his task is complicated by an invasion of vicious barbarians who turn helpless captives into zombie-like Forged Ones. The home front is no safer, with an ailing King and usurpers to the throne waiting in the wings. Romance, sibling rivalry, battlefield exploits, betrayal, political intrigue and telepathic magic insure that there’s never a dull moment in the Kingdom of the Six Duchies. Through deft description and characterizations, Hobb manages to create a kingdom that looks like a fairy tale but feels like the real world — which makes it almost impossible not to become immersed in Hobb’s fantasy epic. The ending clamors for a sequel-and hopefully sooner, than later.

Hobb Robin The Farseer Trilogy  
обложка книги Red Rising Red Rising Brown Pierce Red Rising  
обложка книги Red Rising Red Rising Brown Pierce Red Rising  
Requiem for the Conqueror Гир Майкл Грозные границы  
Revenge of the Calico Cat Чепмэн Степан  
обложка книги Rule 34 Rule 34

Meet Edinburgh Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh, head of the Innovative Crimes Investigation Unit, otherwise known as the Rule 34 Squad. They monitor the Internet for potential criminal activity, analyzing trends in the extreme fringes of explicit content. And occasionally, even more disturbing patterns arise…

Three ex-cons have been murdered in Germany, Italy, and Scotland. The only things they had in common were arrests for spamming—and a taste for unorthodox entertainment. As the first officer on the scene of the most recent death, Liz finds herself sucked into an international investigation that isn’t so much asking who the killer is, but what—and if she doesn’t find the answer soon, the homicides could go viral.

Stross Charles Halting State  
обложка книги Rollback Rollback

En 2010, le premier message venu d'une autre étoile est capté. Il a été émis depuis Sigma Draconis, distante de dix-huit années-lumière. Et, non sans mal, l'astronome Sarah Halifax l'a déchiffré. Ce qui a permis de lui donner une réponse. Trente-huit ans plus tard, en 2048, un second message est capté. Crypté. Et deux fois plutôt qu'une.

Qui pourra le décoder, sinon Sarah Halifax ? Seul problème : elle a désormais quatre-vingt sept-ans.

Un multimilliardaire qui a fait fortune dans l’industrie des robots lui propose un *rollback*, un traitement de rajeunissement extraordinairement coûteux, qu lui rendra ses vingt-cinq ans. Sarah n’accepte que si Don, son époux du même âge, bénéficie de la même chance.

Mais il y a un risque. C'est que sur l'un ou sur l'autre le traitement échoue. Que deviendra leur amour si longtemps partagé s'ils se trouvent séparés par soixante ans d'âge apparent ?

Et que veulent donc nous dire les habitants de Sigma Draconis ?


Croisant les deux thèmes du contact avec une autre civilisation et du rajeunissement intégral, Robert J. Sawyer, déjà couronné par le prix Hugo, nous donne ici un roman passionnant, intelligent et émouvant.


Sawyer Robert J Urania, Ailleurs et demain  
обложка книги Rêve de fer Rêve de fer

Et si, écœuré par la défaite allemande en 1918, Adolf Hitler avait émigré aux Etats-Unis ? S'il s'était découvert une vocation d'écrivain de science-fiction ? S'il avait rêvé de devenir le maître du monde et s'était inspiré de ses fantasmes racistes et belliqueux pour écrire Le Seigneur du Svastika, un roman couronné par de prestigieux prix littéraires ? Etonnante uchronie et terrifiante parodie, Rêve de fer est une dénonciation sans appel et sans ambiguïté du nazisme.

Spinrad Norman Folio SF  
обложка книги Resplendent Resplendent

RESPLENDENT is a collection of stories that encompasses mankind's epic fight for survival against the Xeelee, a narrative of how man will change and evolve over our epic journey out into the universe. These tales will encompass the rise of sub-molecular empires in the first nanoseconds after the Big Bang to mankind's final transformation. Full of cutting-edge science, descriptions of time and space on a mind-boggling scale and memorable, all-too-human characters. It is both the capstone to one of the most significant series in the history of SF and a remarkable achievement in its own right. This is a mature and uniquely talented writer at the height of his powers.

Baxter Stephen Destiny's Children  
обложка книги Raising Caine Raising Caine

Book Three in the Nebula award nominated and Compton Crook award winning series. Science fiction adventure on a grand scale.

Caine Riordan, reluctant diplomatic and military intelligence operative, has just finished playing his part repulsing the Arat Kur’s and Hkh’Rkh’s joint invasion of Earth.

But scant hours after the attackers surrender, the mysterious but potentially helpful Slaasriithi appeal to Caine to shepherd a diplomatic mission on a visit to their very alien worlds. The possible prize: a crucial alliance in a universe where the fledgling Consolidated Terran Republic has very few friends.

But Caine and his legation aren’t the only ones journeying into the unknown reaches of Slaasriithi space. A group of renegade K’tor are following them, intending to destroy humanity’s hopes for a quick alliance. And that means finding and killing Caine Riordan.

Assuming that the bizarre and dangerous Slaasriithi lifeforms don’t do it first.

About Trial by Fire:

“I seriously enjoyed Trial by Fire. This one’s a tidal wave — can’t put it down. An excellent book.” —Jack McDevitt on the prequel

"Gannon's whiz-bang second Tales of the Terran Republic interstellar adventure delivers on the promise of the first (Fire with Fire). . The charm of Caine's harrowing adventure lies in Gannon's attention to detail, which keeps the layers of political intrigue and military action from getting too dense. The dozens of key characters, multiple theaters of operations, and various alien cultures all receive the appropriate amount of attention. The satisfying resolution is enhanced by the promise of more excitement to come in this fascinating far-future universe." — Publishers Weekly Starred Review

". . definitely one to appeal to the adventure fans. Riordan is a smart hero, up against enormous obstacles and surrounded by enemies. Author Gannon does a good job of managing action and tension to keep the story moving, and the details of the worlds Riordan visits are interesting in their own right.." — Analog

". . offers the type of hard science-fiction those familiar with the John Campbell era of Analog Science Fiction will remember. Gannon throws his readers into an action-packed adventure. A sequel to Fire With Fire, it is a nonstop tale filled with military science-fiction action." — Daily News of Galveston County

About Compton Crook award winner for best first novel,  Fire with Fire:

“Chuck Gannon is one of those marvelous finds — someone as comfortable with characters as he is with technology, and equally adept at providing those characters with problems to solve. Imaginative, fun, and not afraid to step on the occasional toe or gore the occasional sacred cow, his stories do not disappoint.”—David Weber

"If we meet strong aliens out there, will we suffer the fate of the Aztecs and Incas, or find the agility to survive? Gannon fizzes with ideas about the dangerous politics of first contact.”—David Brin

"The plot is intriguing and then some. Well-developed and self-consistent; intelligent readers are going to like it." — Jerry Pournelle

"[T]he intersecting plot threads, action and well-conceived science kept those pages turning." — SF Crowsnest

About Starfire series hit, Extremis, coauthored by Charles E. Gannon:

“Vivid. . Battle sequences mingle with thought-provoking exegesis. .”—Publishers Weekly

"It’s a grand, fun series of battles and campaigns, worthy of anything Dale Brown or Larry Bond ever wrote." — Analog

About Charles E. Gannon:

"[A] strong [writer of]. . military SF. .[much] action going on in his work, with a lot of physics behind it. There is a real sense of the urgency of war and the sacrifices it demands." — Locus

Gannon Charles E Tales of the Terran Republic  
обложка книги Reaper Man Reaper Man

‘Death has to happen. That’s what bein’ alive is all about. You’re alive, and then you’re dead. It can’t just stop happening.’


But it can. And it has. Death is missing — presumed … er … gone (and on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe). Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. If Death doesn’t come for you, then what are you supposed to do in the meantime? You can’t have the undead wandering about like lost souls. There’s no telling what might happen, particularly when they discover that life really is only for the living…


Annotations collected and edited by Leo Breebaart. http://www.lspace.org/books/apf/reaper-man.html

Pratchett Terry David John Discworld  
обложка книги Reaper Man Reaper Man

‘Death has to happen. That’s what bein’ alive is all about. You’re alive, and then you’re dead. It can’t just stop happening.’


But it can. And it has. Death is missing — presumed … er … gone (and on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good with a scythe). Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. If Death doesn’t come for you, then what are you supposed to do in the meantime? You can’t have the undead wandering about like lost souls. There’s no telling what might happen, particularly when they discover that life really is only for the living…


Annotations collected and edited by Leo Breebaart. http://www.lspace.org/books/apf/reaper-man.html

Pratchett Terry David John Discworld  
обложка книги Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement

Esmay, a gifted Fleet officer, and Brun, daughter of the Speaker of the Grand Council, have much in common, but their enmity is the talk of the base. When Brun falls into the hands of a fanatical religious militia group, Esmay finds herself in disgrace, suspected of conniving in the abduction.

Moon Elizabeth Serrano Legacy  
обложка книги Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement

Esmay, a gifted Fleet officer, and Brun, daughter of the Speaker of the Grand Council, have much in common, but their enmity is the talk of the base. When Brun falls into the hands of a fanatical religious militia group, Esmay finds herself in disgrace, suspected of conniving in the abduction.

Moon Elizabeth Serrano Legacy  
RFD #2 Ellison Harlan  
обложка книги Regicide Regicide

Carl meets Annie Risk and falls for her. Hurt by a recent relationship, she resists becoming involved. A chance find offers distraction. Carl stumbles across part of a map to an unknown town. He becomes convinced it represents the city of his dreams, where ice skaters turn quintuple loops and trumpeters hit impossibly high notes…. where Annie Risk will agree to see him again. But if he ever finds himself in the streets on his map, will they turn out to be the land of his dreams or the world of his worst nightmares?

British Fantasy Award winner Nicholas Royle has written a powerful story set in a nightmarish otherworld of fathers and sons, hopes and dreams, love and death.

Royle Nicholas  
обложка книги Regicide Regicide

Carl meets Annie Risk and falls for her. Hurt by a recent relationship, she resists becoming involved. A chance find offers distraction. Carl stumbles across part of a map to an unknown town. He becomes convinced it represents the city of his dreams, where ice skaters turn quintuple loops and trumpeters hit impossibly high notes…. where Annie Risk will agree to see him again. But if he ever finds himself in the streets on his map, will they turn out to be the land of his dreams or the world of his worst nightmares?

British Fantasy Award winner Nicholas Royle has written a powerful story set in a nightmarish otherworld of fathers and sons, hopes and dreams, love and death.

Royle Nicholas  
обложка книги Raising Steam Raising Steam

To the consternation of the Patrician, Lord Vetinari, a new invention has arrived in Ankh-Morpork — a great clanging monster of a machine that harnesses the power of all of the elements: earth, air, fire and water. This being Ankh-Morpork, it’s soon drawing astonished crowds, some of whom caught the zeitgeist early and arrive armed with notepads and very sensible rainwear.

Moist von Lipwig is not a man who enjoys hard work. As master of the Post Office, the Mint and the Royal Bank his input is, of course, vital … but largely dependent on words, which are fortunately not very heavy and don’t always need greasing. However, he does enjoy being alive, which makes a new job offer from Vetinari hard to refuse.

Steam is rising over Discworld, driven by Mr Simnel, the man wi’ t’flat cap and sliding rule who has an interesting arrangement with the sine and cosine. Moist will have to grapple with gallons of grease, goblins, a fat controller with a history of throwing employees down the stairs and some very angry dwarfs if he’s going to stop it all going off the rails …

Pratchett Terry David John Discworld  
обложка книги Realms of Light Realms of Light Watt-Evans Lawrence Carlisle Hsing  
обложка книги Rituel de chasse Rituel de chasse

Le monde va mal, le monde est malade.

Un terrible fléau se répand dans l’univers, une infection mortelle qui menace d’exterminer toute vie. Aucune planète n’est épargnée. Aucune, sauf Grass. Pourquoi ? Comment expliquer cette immunité ? Marjorie est envoyée en mission sur Grass pour trouver la réponse.

Grass, planète dont on sait peu de chose, si ce n’est qu’elle est couverte d’herbe et que des colons s’y sont installés, voici quelques siècles. Aristocrates, ils ont fait de la chasse leur occupation favorite. Chasse à courre, chasse à mort...

Là-bas, à des millions de kilomètres de la Terre, Marjorie va découvrir un monde étrange, une culture fascinante et cruelle. Mais pourra-t-elle percer le secret de Grass ? Un secret qui peut sauver l’univers — ou le conduire à sa perte…

Tepper Sheri S Arbai (fr)  
R.I.P.

Автор: Losite

Фэндом: Hetalia: Axis Powers

Персонажи: Англия/fem!Россия, Пруссия/fem!Россия, Франция/Америка, fem!Китай/Япония, Пруссия/Венгрия, Белоруссия/Литва, Литва/Польша, Америка/Англия (односторонний)

Рейтинг: R

Жанры: Гет, Слэш (яой), Романтика, Ангст, Детектив, Психология, Даркфик, Ужасы, Hurt/comfort, Стихи

Предупреждения: Смерть персонажа, Насилие, Смена пола (gender switch)

Размер: Макси, 110 страниц

Кол-во частей: 18

Статус: закончен

Описание:

В мире происходят необъяснимые вещи. Представители разных стран заболевают и начинают медленно умирать. Подозрение падает на Россию. Чтобы избежать недоразумений, Брагинская должна отыскать преступника. Но это дело становится трудновыполнимым из-за постоянных недомолвок, обвинений и покушений на жизнь девушки.

Losite  
R.I.P.

Автор: Losite

Фэндом: Hetalia: Axis Powers

Персонажи: Англия/fem!Россия, Пруссия/fem!Россия, Франция/Америка, fem!Китай/Япония, Пруссия/Венгрия, Белоруссия/Литва, Литва/Польша, Америка/Англия (односторонний)

Рейтинг: R

Жанры: Гет, Слэш (яой), Романтика, Ангст, Детектив, Психология, Даркфик, Ужасы, Hurt/comfort, Стихи

Предупреждения: Смерть персонажа, Насилие, Смена пола (gender switch)

Размер: Макси, 110 страниц

Кол-во частей: 18

Статус: закончен

Описание:

В мире происходят необъяснимые вещи. Представители разных стран заболевают и начинают медленно умирать. Подозрение падает на Россию. Чтобы избежать недоразумений, Брагинская должна отыскать преступника. Но это дело становится трудновыполнимым из-за постоянных недомолвок, обвинений и покушений на жизнь девушки.

Losite  
R.I.P.

Автор: Losite

Фэндом: Hetalia: Axis Powers

Персонажи: Англия/fem!Россия, Пруссия/fem!Россия, Франция/Америка, fem!Китай/Япония, Пруссия/Венгрия, Белоруссия/Литва, Литва/Польша, Америка/Англия (односторонний)

Рейтинг: R

Жанры: Гет, Слэш (яой), Романтика, Ангст, Детектив, Психология, Даркфик, Ужасы, Hurt/comfort, Стихи

Предупреждения: Смерть персонажа, Насилие, Смена пола (gender switch)

Размер: Макси, 110 страниц

Кол-во частей: 18

Статус: закончен

Описание:

В мире происходят необъяснимые вещи. Представители разных стран заболевают и начинают медленно умирать. Подозрение падает на Россию. Чтобы избежать недоразумений, Брагинская должна отыскать преступника. Но это дело становится трудновыполнимым из-за постоянных недомолвок, обвинений и покушений на жизнь девушки.

Losite  
обложка книги Roadside Picnic Roadside Picnic

Red Schuhart is a stalker, one of those young rebels who are compelled, in spite of extreme danger, to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around. His life is dominated by the place and the thriving black market in the alien products. But when he and his friend Kirill go into the Zone together to pick up a “full empty,” something goes wrong. And the news he gets from his girlfriend upon his return makes it inevitable that he’ll keep going back to the Zone, again and again, until he finds the answer to all his problems.

First published in 1972, Roadside Picnic is still widely regarded as one of the greatest science fiction novels, despite the fact that it has been out of print in the United States for almost thirty years. This authoritative new translation corrects many errors and omissions and has been supplemented with a foreword by Ursula K. Le Guin and a new afterword by Boris Strugatsky explaining the strange history of the novel’s publication in Russia.

Strugatsky Arkady Natanovich, Strugatsky Boris Natanovich  
обложка книги Rimrunners Rimrunners Cherryh C J Company Wars  
обложка книги Rytuał Rytuał

Duet Diaczenków to Coelho wschodu, a „Rytuał” to „Alchemik”.

Tytułowy „Rytuał” to przepiękna przypowieść o miłości, która potrafi się narodzić tam, gdzie nikt by się tego nie spodziewał, która potrafi przełamywać bariery, zdawałoby się, nie do pokonania. To przypowieść o rytuałach, które niczym niewidzialne więzy skuwają nasze ręce i kierują naszymi poczynaniami, zmuszając do postępowania wbrew sobie, wbrew sercu i sumieniu. Jedna z najlepszych powieści z gatunku baśniowej fantasy, jakie napisano po rosyjsku.

Młodzieńcze marzenia, romans, porwanie, miłość, zło, walka, wybory, sekret, zrozumienie tego, co w życiu naprawdę ważne — zaplątani w ciasnej sieci rytuałów bohaterowie starają się żyć tak, jak nakazuje odwieczna tradycja, ale każdy z nich jest istotą wolną i wolność ta budzi w nich sprzeciw do wypełniania szeregu bezsensownych rytuałów, które należy spełnić tylko dlatego, że są rytuałami.

Konfrontacja marzeń z rzeczywistością bywa bolesna, a odróżnienie dobra od zła, jawy od snów i wyobrażeń nie jest rzeczą prostą. Czy bohaterom tej niezwykłej opowieści uda się znaleźć właściwe ścieżki? Czy zaplątani w pajęczynę oczekiwań otaczającego ich świata będą potrafili wyrwać się z ciasnych więzów? I w końcu — czy będą potrafili właściwie wykorzystać dar od losu?

Diaczenko Marina, Diaczenko Siergiej  
обложка книги Ringstones Ringstones Сарбан  
обложка книги Roter Mars Roter Mars

Es ist die größte Herausforderung, der sich die Menschheit je gegenübersah: die Besiedlung unseres Nachbarplaneten Mars. Die Verwandlung einer lebensfeindlichen Wüstenwelt in einen blauen Planeten wie die Erde. Von der ersten bemannten Landung auf dem Mars über die frühen Kolonien und ihre Auseinandersetzungen, welche Form von Gesellschaft sie erbauen sollen, bis zum riskanten Versuch, das Klima einer ganzen Welt zu verändern — Kim Stanley Robinson erzählt in seiner Mars-Trilogie die Geschichte der Zukunft wie ein großes historisches Epos.

Robinson Kim Stanley Mars (de)  
обложка книги Razorback Razorback Vernon Ursula  
обложка книги Relics of War Relics of War Watt-Evans Lawrence Ethshar  
обложка книги Ragamuffin Ragamuffin

The Benevolent Satrapy rule an empire of forty-eight worlds, linked by thousands of wormholes strung throughout the galaxy. Human beings, while technically “free,” mostly skulk around the fringes of the Satrapy, struggling to get by. The secretive alien Satraps tightly restrict the technological development of the species under their control. Entire worlds have been placed under interdiction, cut off from the rest of the universe.

Descended from the islanders of lost Earth, the Ragamuffins are pirates and smugglers, plying the lonely spaceways around a dead wormhole. For years, the Satraps have tolerated the Raga, but no longer. Now they have embarked on a campaign of extermination, determined to wipe out the unruly humans once and for all.

But one runaway woman may complicate their plans. Combat enabled, Nashara is more machine than flesh, and she carries inside her a doomsday weapon that could reduce the entire galaxy to chaos. A hunted fugitive, she just wants to get…

Buckell Tobias S Xenowealth  
обложка книги Royal Road Royal Road

There are some things that simply can’t be stolen. You can’t, for instance, steal the satisfaction of creating a fine thing; you can steal only the thing. And if it’s an Idea—or a mind…

Smith A Arthur  
обложка книги Runaway Home Runaway Home

With the interstellar ships, you could run away from any mistake—except the mistake of running away!

von Wald E G  
обложка книги Radio Praha Radio Praha

The author’s own sojourn in Prague’s smoke-filled bars and decaying streets led to his eerie tale of… Radio Praha.

Daniel Tony  
обложка книги Retaliation Retaliation

Thinking that Boris was dead — a mistake. Not making sure was a bigger one. They attacked his town — HUGE mistake.

He knows who was responsible — for the attack, for the destruction, for the deaths. What comes next is justice, is RETALIATION!

A third of his people have chosen to fight at his side. They must smash the force sent to capture those who chose to leave and serve his Czarina elsewhere. Only then can his forces deal with those that betrayed them.

His team is not the dream team, but a nightmare for his enemies. This old Werebear has allies — Werewolf, disavowed Military Intelligence officer, former Australian SAS trooper — not to mention the Queen Bitch. They have skills that few others have. But will that be enough to take down his foes? Are the secret UnknownWorld enemies enough to kill the Ghost Bear

Middleton Paul C, Anderle Michael T The Boris Chronicles  
обложка книги Riding the Crocodile Riding the Crocodile Egan Greg  
обложка книги Ragnarok Ragnarok

The Nazi Civil War rages on…

The Provisional Government has scored a significant victory, driving the Waffen-SS back from Berlin and winning itself time to plot a counteroffensive. But Karl Holliston — the self-declared Führer of the Greater German Reich — isn’t about to give up so easily. As mighty armies prepare for the final campaign, winter sweeps down from the east and both side prepare their ultimate weapons, the fate of the world hangs in the balance…

…And if the Reich burns, the rest of the world may burn too.

Nuttall Christopher G Twilight of the Gods  
обложка книги Ripple Ripple

It began in Ethiopia, hundreds of thousands of years ago. When a handful of genetic mutations caused evolution to split from the primates. And mankind was born.

Now, eons later, evidence of more splits from the apes are being unearthed. And with them, a disturbing realization. Ours was only one of many.

And yet we survived. But it was not by luck or chance. We survived because humans had something the others did not. A unique ingredient that has only now been rediscovered.

First in the mountains of South America, where it was promptly destroyed by the Chinese. And now a second source in Africa. The epicenter of mankind's very inception.

A place that John Clay and Alison Shaw must find quickly. Because the Russians already know what we are searching for. And the Chinese want back what is rightfully theirs.

The mother of all secrets awaits the world, in Africa. One that will not only explain who we are, but will decipher the very code within our own DNA.

Grumley Michael C Breakthrough  
обложка книги Revelations Revelations

The Sign of the Cross… In the darkest parts of Russia.

Boris is following the trail to locate the last of the NVG’s secret bases. As they look, they run across an old legend, one which speaks to the Archangel Michael defeating a beast…

Could that have actually have been Michael, the Patriarch of Vampires?

And if it was, what beast had he condemned to the caves near Archangelsk, Russia?

This time, Boris is going after more than just the NVG — he is searching for the answer to his own past.

NOW — REVELATIONS WILL OCCUR!

As noted in other series set in the Kurtherian Universe, there IS cursing in this book, occasionally, it’s funny, too.

Middleton Paul C, Anderle Michael T The Boris Chronicles  
обложка книги Revelations Revelations

The Sign of the Cross… In the darkest parts of Russia.

Boris is following the trail to locate the last of the NVG’s secret bases. As they look, they run across an old legend, one which speaks to the Archangel Michael defeating a beast…

Could that have actually have been Michael, the Patriarch of Vampires?

And if it was, what beast had he condemned to the caves near Archangelsk, Russia?

This time, Boris is going after more than just the NVG — he is searching for the answer to his own past.

NOW — REVELATIONS WILL OCCUR!

As noted in other series set in the Kurtherian Universe, there IS cursing in this book, occasionally, it’s funny, too.

Middleton Paul C, Anderle Michael T The Boris Chronicles  
обложка книги RED: Burning Skies RED: Burning Skies

The year is 2037 AD.

Red: Mars is being colonized by the communist Chinese.

White: The Moon is Russian, but now, just like great swathes of the Siberian steppe, no longer loyal to the Putinists in Moscow.

And Blue: The US is leading a new western renaissance, free finally from the draining trials of the Third Gulf War and decades of economic malaise. The nation, optimistic and resurgent, plans to return to space.

But it seems that space is not as empty as we have been led to believe.

When the sky begins to burn, and not just on one world, we have to face the truth that our only possible allies are our all too human enemies.

Taber Colin, Raine Colin The Red, White and Blue Universe, Red  
обложка книги RED: Burning Skies RED: Burning Skies

The year is 2037 AD.

Red: Mars is being colonized by the communist Chinese.

White: The Moon is Russian, but now, just like great swathes of the Siberian steppe, no longer loyal to the Putinists in Moscow.

And Blue: The US is leading a new western renaissance, free finally from the draining trials of the Third Gulf War and decades of economic malaise. The nation, optimistic and resurgent, plans to return to space.

But it seems that space is not as empty as we have been led to believe.

When the sky begins to burn, and not just on one world, we have to face the truth that our only possible allies are our all too human enemies.

Taber Colin, Raine Colin The Red, White and Blue Universe, Red  
ReSpawn v1,0  
обложка книги Reset Reset

The population pushes ten billion people. The future is bleak. Scientists have determined that if the population continues at its current rate of acceleration, global resources will be depleted in a generation.

Earth’s sixth extinction does not include the human race. Something needs to be done.

In an attempt to control and decrease population, a mutated form of the measles is released. As a precaution, an assurance plan is placed in motion.

A sampling of mankind is hidden away in a protective bunker, placed in stasis where they will sleep through the entire event. They are set to awaken one year later to a perfectly balanced world.

Not all goes as planned.

Sadly, only a few survive the stasis process.

Nora Lane and Jason Rudolph are two of those who survive. When they wake, like the other survivors, neither of them remember how they got there and why.

All they know is they must get out.

A countdown clock on the door winds down to something.

They are ill-prepared for what they will face when that door opens.

Druga Jacqueline Salvation  
обложка книги Riding With the Duke Riding With the Duke McDevitt Jack  
обложка книги Roots and Forbidden Fruit Roots and Forbidden Fruit

There’s always been a fundamental gap between nomadic and settled folk—and with interstellar nomads, the gap gapes even wider…

Carr Jayge  
обложка книги Release that Witch Release that Witch

Chen Yan traveled through time, only to end in Europe of the medieval period, becoming Roland — a Royal Prince. But this world doesn’t seem to be the same as his former world. Are witches are real and can they really use magic?

Follow Roland’s battle for the throne against his siblings! Will he win, even though the king has already declared him to be a hopeless case, and he has the worst starting situation? Only his experience with modern technology and the help of the witches — who incidentally, are known as devil’s servants and thus hunted by the the Holy Church, can help him succeed.

Now, let his journey begin!


Mu Er  
обложка книги Release that Witch Release that Witch

Chen Yan traveled through time, only to end in Europe of the medieval period, becoming Roland — a Royal Prince. But this world doesn’t seem to be the same as his former world. Are witches are real and can they really use magic?

Follow Roland’s battle for the throne against his siblings! Will he win, even though the king has already declared him to be a hopeless case, and he has the worst starting situation? Only his experience with modern technology and the help of the witches — who incidentally, are known as devil’s servants and thus hunted by the the Holy Church, can help him succeed.

Now, let his journey begin!


Mu Er  
обложка книги Release that Witch Release that Witch

Chen Yan traveled through time, only to end in Europe of the medieval period, becoming Roland — a Royal Prince. But this world doesn’t seem to be the same as his former world. Are witches are real and can they really use magic?

Follow Roland’s battle for the throne against his siblings! Will he win, even though the king has already declared him to be a hopeless case, and he has the worst starting situation? Only his experience with modern technology and the help of the witches — who incidentally, are known as devil’s servants and thus hunted by the the Holy Church, can help him succeed.

Now, let his journey begin!


Mu Er  
обложка книги Red Red

Sarah Clemens is a legal medical illustrator. Her first story for Asimov’s is inspired by “memories of growing up in that strange place called the South, where there’s an eccentric relative in every family and the Civil War is still referred to as ‘The War of Northern Aggression.’ ” The author’s previous sales include stories to Ripper!, Little Deaths, and Twists of the Tail.

Clemens Sarah  
обложка книги Rising Rising

Rising tells the story of a quite near, quite possible future, set in a post-Putin Russia weakened by corruption and vice and beset with globalist subversion, Muslim insurrection, and Chinese colonization.

Dr. Tom Hunter, an English professor with nationalist sympathies, arrives in St. Petersburg to address a conference of nationalists from across the white world. Russia’s globalist masters, however, will stop at nothing to smother every spark of Russian pride and self-determination. Hunter’s theories and comfortable life in the West prove scarce preparation for a plunge into an utterly alien world in which criminals, terrorists, ideologues, religious fanatics, and self-sacrificing patriots battle ferociously for the future of a nation. Is Hunter just a dilettante and revolutionary tourist, or does he have the strength and commitment to join forces with the rising Russian nation?

Based on years of experience in the underworld of the Russian far Right, Fenek Solère’s Rising is a vivid and intoxicating novel of revolutionary ideas and world-shaking action.

ère Fenek  
обложка книги Roll Over Vivaldi Roll Over Vivaldi

Music hath charms, all right—but charm is in the ear of the beholder!

Burns Stephen L  
обложка книги Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement

“Might makes right” is a tempting slogan. But does multiplying one side of the equation automatically multiply the other?

Flynn Michael F  
обложка книги Rollback Rollback

Trentotto anni fa, nel 2010, arriva il primo radiosegnale intelleggibile dallo spazio. A decifrarlo è soprattutto Sarah Halifax, ora un'anziana signora di ottant'anni. Ma le sue conoscenze sono così preziose che il milionario Cody McGavin decide valga la pena di finanziarne il ringiovanimento. Anche Don, marito di Sarah, viene ringiovanito, e anzi il procedimento funziona solo su di lui. Sarah si ritrova, vecchia e provata, di fronte a una doppia sfida: vedere la fine di un solido legame personale e sciogliere il dubbio del secondo segnale in arrivo dallo spazio. La risposta degli altri.

Sawyer Robert J Urania  
Restricted Area Sheckley Robert  
Restricted Area Sheckley Robert  

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Новинки! Свежие поступления книг жанра «Фантастика»

  •  Ястреб (СИ)
     Флат Екатерина
     Фантастика, Космическая фантастика, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы,

    Никто не знает, откуда взялся этот так называемый «зеленый туман». Он всегда появляется внезапно и в одночасье меняет облик планет до неузнаваемости. А попавшие под его воздействие люди либо исчезают, либо…их уже сложно назвать людьми. И против этой напасти нет средства… Меня не слишком-то волновали вселенские проблемы. Я жила вполне себе беззаботно до поры, до времени. Да и что могла бы сделать обычная девушка там, где оказались бессильны лучшие умы человечества и самая совершенная военная техника? Но теперь именно мне предстоит найти разгадку проклятого «зеленого тумана». Отправиться туда, где он властвует безраздельно, и при этом каким-то чудом не погибнуть, не сойти с ума, да и вообще остаться человеком. Но и не это самое сложное. Куда сложнее справиться с собственными чувствами… Вот не зря я с самого начала невзлюбила этот злосчастный «Ястреб»!

  •  Хроники гномки, или путь целителя (СИ)
     Иванов Павел Владимирович
     Фантастика, Фэнтези,

    фэнтези-роман о работе службы скорой помощи в условиях фэнтезийного мира (альтернативной игровой ММО вселенной). Путь юной целительницы в реалиях столичного мегаполиса — кипящего котла политических интриг, межрасовых конфликтов и простого быта жителей города.

  •  Вы призвали не того... Книга 4. Оскал Тьмы (СИ)
     Айтбаев Тимур Аскарович
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Фэнтези

    Оферон - столица королевства людей. Отсюда Буревестник начал свой путь, и сюда же вернулся. Чтобы убить короля. Вся стража поднята по тревоге, тщательно обыскивая каждый уголок города. По следу идут жаждущая крови вампирша, монстр Бездны и призванная монархом из глубин варпа тварь. Но не это сейчас главная проблема Андрея Буревестника. В этот раз главный его враг - он сам

  •  Вы призвали не того... Книга 4. Оскал Тьмы (СИ)
     Айтбаев Тимур Аскарович
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Фэнтези

    Оферон - столица королевства людей. Отсюда Буревестник начал свой путь, и сюда же вернулся. Чтобы убить короля. Вся стража поднята по тревоге, тщательно обыскивая каждый уголок города. По следу идут жаждущая крови вампирша, монстр Бездны и призванная монархом из глубин варпа тварь. Но не это сейчас главная проблема Андрея Буревестника. В этот раз главный его враг - он сам

  •  Level Up. Женский взгляд
     Корносенко Валерия
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика,

    Играя в компьютерную игру, жалеешь, что в реальной жизни нельзя также просто изменить внешность, работу, отношение к себе окружающих. Не превратишься играючи из неудачницы в успешного человека.

    Хотя! Почему бы и нет? Нужна лишь мелочь – новый игровой интерфейс, прямо у тебя в голове! Выполнять задания, прокачивать свой уровень и навыки. Стать всесторонне развитой личностью. Найти свое предназначение в жизни.

    Какой путь развития выберет Женя, молодая, полненькая, среднестатистическая неудачница? Система пришла в ее жизнь. Нельзя допустить ошибок в прокачке, ведь второго шанса не выпадет! Хватит себя жалеть! Пора реально прокачаться!

  •  Империя. Дилогия (СИ)
     Соколов Сергей СИ)
     Фантастика, Боевая фантастика, Космическая фантастика,

    Роман относится к любимому мною жанру старорежимной космической оперы. Основным источником вдохновения послужили классические произведения мастеров космооперы, и прежде всего, конечно же, "Звездные короли" Эдмонда Гамильтона. Астренская Империя — величайшая держава в заселенной людьми области Галактики. Но после внезапной смерти Императора в ней произошел раскол. Восставшая знать рвется к трону. Новая Императрица Теодора Аргенис, не доверяя собственным военным, вербует на службу наемников. Тем временем в столице группа высших офицеров замышляет покончить с Теодорой и объединить Империю под собственной властью.

    Часть 1. Прошло двадцать пять лет после окончания гражданской войны, расколовшей Астренскую Империю на два лагеря. Половина прежних владений Астрены осталась под властью мятежных аристократов во главе с Великим Герцогом Дарешем Каном. В метрополии Императрица Теодора Аргенис правит, полагаясь на силу наемников с Маллурии — лучших воинов Обжитого Космоса. Нейтральная зона разделила владения Дареша Кана и Теодоры. Главной силой в Нейтральной зоне вскоре становятся пиратские кланы, объединенные под властью амбициозного и безжалостного лидера Ленга Дауэна. Недовольство политикой Теодоры Аргенис возрастает год от года. Планируя избавиться от Теодоры, влиятельная клика армейских и флотских офицеров находит в Нейтральной зоне человека, который может стать новым наследником трона. Но Императрица осведомлена об их намерениях и отправляет в Нейтральную зону своих наемников, чтобы сорвать замыслы заговорщиков.

    Часть 2. Императрица Теодора убита заговорщиками. В столице Астренской Империи набирает силу противостояние между приверженцами принцессы Дамиры Леонис и кронпринца Келиона. Тем временем Ленг Дауэн, Император Изгоев, укрепляет свою власть в Нейтральной зоне, а Ассамблея Династий готовится к войне. Великий Герцог Кан ищет новых союзников для предстоящей битвы.

    Завершение. Шаткий мир между Астренской Империей и Ассамблеей Династий рухнул. Вольный Флот атакует астренские колонии в пограничье, и новая Императрица вынуждена ответить ударом на удар. Между тем в Гильдии Странников назревает конфликт…


Новинки месяца жанра «Фантастика»

  •  МГУ для ведьмы
     Ушкова Светлана Васильевна
     Фантастика, Фэнтези

    Я всегда мечтала стать дипломированной ведьмой. И Магический государственный университет такую возможность мне предоставил. Вот только о спокойной учебе пришлось забыть в первый же день. Как избежать общения с настырным старшекурсником, который своим излишним интересом не дает спокойно учиться? Как не погибнуть от рук неизвестного убийцы, стремящегося уменьшить количество успешных адептов МГУ? Сцепить зубы, помнить о благоразумии и найти поддержку в лице темного колдуна, у которого оказались свои планы на мою скромную персону.

  •  Невеста по обмену
     Блинова Маргарита
     Фантастика, Альтернативная история, Фэнтези

    Мария Королек и не мечтала о других мирах и магии, да и не верила в них, если уж совсем откровенно. Как-то не до пустых мечтаний, если твоя жизнь кипит событиями, на носу самая важная контрольная, а ты опаздываешь. Может, именно поэтому судьба выбрала именно ее для обмена людьми между мирами.

    Вот так и вышло, упала Маша и… оказалась в чужом королевстве, где все принимают ее за принцессу Мариэллу, особу не слишком красивую, обделенную талантами и умом.

    Но и на этом черная полоса на шкуре зебры не закончилась. Маше грозит самое страшное — свадьба. Да не абы с кем, а с королем Максимельяном. Странным и опасным человеком. Но Маша привыкла встречать неприятности с улыбкой.

    А как иначе, ведь девушки с Земли никогда не унывают!

  •  Невеста по обмену
     Блинова Маргарита
     Фантастика, Альтернативная история, Фэнтези

    Мария Королек и не мечтала о других мирах и магии, да и не верила в них, если уж совсем откровенно. Как-то не до пустых мечтаний, если твоя жизнь кипит событиями, на носу самая важная контрольная, а ты опаздываешь. Может, именно поэтому судьба выбрала именно ее для обмена людьми между мирами.

    Вот так и вышло, упала Маша и… оказалась в чужом королевстве, где все принимают ее за принцессу Мариэллу, особу не слишком красивую, обделенную талантами и умом.

    Но и на этом черная полоса на шкуре зебры не закончилась. Маше грозит самое страшное — свадьба. Да не абы с кем, а с королем Максимельяном. Странным и опасным человеком. Но Маша привыкла встречать неприятности с улыбкой.

    А как иначе, ведь девушки с Земли никогда не унывают!

  •  Я просто тебя люблю (СИ)
     Снежинская Катерина
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы

    Говорят, будто любовь способна всё победить, только быт ей неподвластен. Но ведь после помолвки и начинаются серые скучные будни. И тут уже не до страстей — суженного бы с работы дождаться и не устроить ему скандала. Да и враги не дремлют и без того нелёгкую жизнь осложняя. Впрочем, может, и не происки недругов это вовсе, а любимый на сторону гульнул? Самое разумное — это взять паузу и, например, познакомиться с собственной бабушкой.


  •  Господин моих кошмаров
     Черчень Александра
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы

    Что делать если тебе снятся сны? Яркие, красочные, невероятно живые.

    Радоваться — скажете вы и будете не правы.

    Что делать, если во снах тебе является странный тип? И судя по впечатлениям главная его цель — познакомить тебя с психиатром. Огорчаться — скажете вы и снова будете не правы!

    Ведь всегда можно сыграть с королем кошмаров на его территории. Сыграть и выиграть! Тем более поддержка может прийти оттуда, откуда и не ждали. От таких жутких тварей которых ты и представить не могла!

    Но и у них могут быть чувства. К тебе, девочка Мила.


  •  Сбежать от судьбы или верните нам прошлого ректора! (СИ)
     Миллюр Анастасия
     Фантастика, Юмористическая фантастика, Любовные романы, Любовно-фантастические романы

     Если в твоей любимой МАКИС (Магической академии колдовства и стихийной магии) сменяется ректор – это плохо. Если ты нечаянно поцеловала его до того, как узнала о том, кто он – вдвойне плохо. Если он начинает менять все порядки, а ты то и дело их нарушаешь (совершенно случайно, разумеется) – пиши пропало! Или не пиши, а кричи! И не «Пропало», а «Верните нам прошлого ректора!»

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