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59 Sci-Fi Classics for the Ages (Science-fiction books from HG Wells, Jules Verne, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Mary Shelley, Philip K Dick, Isaac Asimov, Harry Harrison, Voltaire, Robert Luis Stevenson, Joseph Conrad, Kurt Vonnegut, Ben Bova)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

46 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

Great stories, but you might need a map

These are great stories, but there are 7683 pages without a table of contents. It is daunting to navigate, so here are the title pages: 2 - A Modern Utopia - HG Wells
210 - After London - Richard Jefferies
383 - Anthem - Ayn Rand
417 - At the Earth's Core...
These are great stories, but there are 7683 pages without a table of contents. It is daunting to navigate, so here are the title pages: 2 - A Modern Utopia - HG Wells
210 - After London - Richard Jefferies
383 - Anthem - Ayn Rand
417 - At the Earth's Core - Edger Rice Burroughs
518 - Beyond the Door - Philip Dick
525 - Brain Twister - Mark Phillips
613 - Brigands of the Moon - Ray Cummings
770 - The Chessmen of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
948 - Deathworld - Harry Harrison
1079 - The Defenders - Philip K. Dick
1099 - The Skull - Philip K. Dick
1118 - Erewhon, or Over the Range - Arist
1289 - Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions - Edwin A. Abbott
1366 - Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1523 - The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
1689 - In The Year 2889 - Jules Verne
1704 - Industrial Revolution - Winston P. Sanders
1759 - Inheritors - Joseph Conrad & Ford M. Hueffer
1894 - The Island of Doctor Moreau - H. G. Wells
1986 - A Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Jules Verne
2176 - The Land that Time Forgot - Edgar Rice Burroughs
2252 - Little Fuzzy - H. Beam Piper
2383 - Looking Backward From 2000 to 1887 - Edward Bellamy
2544 - Micromegas, Philosophical History - Voltaire
2562 - Plague Ship - Andrew North
2697 - The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
3098 - The Night Land - William Hope Hodgson
3413 - Off on a Comet - Jules Verne
3754 - Planet of the Damned - Harry Harrison
3879 - Police Your Planet - Eric Van Lhin
3976 - A Princess of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
4122 - Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
4178 - The Big Trip Up Yonder - Curt Vonnegut, Jr.
4191 - The Black Star Passes - John W. Campbell
4352 - The Colors of Space - Marion Zimmer Bradley
4452 - The Day of the Boomer Dukes - Frederik Pohl
4474 - The Door Through Space - Marion Zimmer Bradley
4569 - The First Men In The Moon - H. G. Wells
4716 - The Gun - Philip K. Dick
4730 - The Hidden Children - Robert W. Chambers
5087 - The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance - H. G. Wells
5191 - The Iron Heel - Jack London
5384 - The Last Man - Mary W. Shelley
5775 - The Lost World - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
5973 - The Next Logical Step - Ben Bova
5946 - The Poison Belt - Arthur Conan Doyle
6012 - The Repairman - Harry Harrison
6028 - The Runaway Skyscraper - Murray Leinster
6064 - The Time Machine - H. G. Wells
6132 - The World Set Free - H. G. Wells
6277 - Thuvia, Maid of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
6374 - Toy Shop - Harry Harrison
6380 - Triplanetary - Edward E. Smith, Ph.D.
6521 - Trips to the Moon - Lucian
6605 - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas - Jules Verne
6940 - The War of the Worlds - H. G. Wells
7068 - Warlord of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
7183 - When the Sleeper Wakes - H. G. Wells
7363 - Youth - Isaac Asimov

posted by HarryDL on April 15, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

17 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

READ THIS BEFORE YOU PURCHASE! DO NOT BUY THIS!

"Sci-Fi: Stockpile for the Nook Collection" has EVERY SINGLE ONE of these stories in it plus at least 100 more, and for a dollar less. I bought both without comparing the lists, and realized that had bought the exact same thing twice, except THIS version costs more and ...
"Sci-Fi: Stockpile for the Nook Collection" has EVERY SINGLE ONE of these stories in it plus at least 100 more, and for a dollar less. I bought both without comparing the lists, and realized that had bought the exact same thing twice, except THIS version costs more and has fewer stories.

posted by bethanylynn91 on May 2, 2011

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  • Posted May 2, 2011

    READ THIS BEFORE YOU PURCHASE! DO NOT BUY THIS!

    "Sci-Fi: Stockpile for the Nook Collection" has EVERY SINGLE ONE of these stories in it plus at least 100 more, and for a dollar less. I bought both without comparing the lists, and realized that had bought the exact same thing twice, except THIS version costs more and has fewer stories.

    17 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2011

    Change The Typeface !

    Very dissapointing,but only because of the font. These books look they were typed with a bad typewriter.You can barely read the type and the font CANNOT be changed.At $3.99 for 59 novels I guess in this case,you get what you pay for.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 16, 2011

    Locks up. DO NOT buy!!!!!

    Some of the folks who posted that there is no Table of contents for this collection need to read their Nook manual on how to access it. The first two books in this collection don't even belong here as I wouldn't classify them as SciFi. The third story by Ayn Rand is corrupted and unreadable and when I attempt to read any of the others I get booted out to the Home screen. I want my money back even though it was only $3.99....

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2011

    Terrible

    Not indexed. Do not buy.It took 30 minutes on the phone and two people to resolve this issue and get a refund.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2011

    Good selections...Too hard to read!!

    This book should not be sold unless they format it for a book reader which isn't the case...every other line is short..no justification or good sentence structure and light colored font (light classic?) which incidentally cannot be changed to either of the 2 fonts in the preference section..the selection of books is fantastic...but could be very hard on the eyes and brain after awhile with the crap formatting

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2013

    Lame

    Bad format

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2012

    Formatting messed up-unreadabke Format messed up-unreadable

    Formatting results in almost 8000 pages of text in columns and random characters

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2011

    It froze up.

    Froze up upon initial opening and browsing of a few stories, and had to finally delete it.

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  • Posted May 30, 2011

    Unreadable

    Lacks even a simple table of contents or any way to navigate thousands of pages. Forget finding what you want, you can't even tell what's in it.

    There may be great texts hidden here, but they completely unusable.

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  • Posted March 13, 2011

    Don't buy!! The formatting is a joke.

    Some lines have 4 words, others 8. Font not easy to read. Can't change font size or font. This "book" looks like someone typed it from the original to avoid paying for it.

    Sorry I didn't buy the Kindle!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 6, 2011

    format awful!

    formatting needs work. worth the money but a bit of a headache to read!

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