Primeval Ooze: 8 Hardboiled Sci-Fi Masterpieces [NOOK Book]

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Here are 8 hardboiled sci-fi tales that will impress even the hardcore fan. Several of them are written by Mark Philps, which is really the joint pseudonym used by science fiction writers Laurence Mark Janifer and Randall Philip Garrett in the early 1960s.

Together they authored several humorous short novels in the so-called "Psi-Power" series: Brain Twister (1962), The Impossibles (1963), and Supermind (1963). For Brain Twister they were ...
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Primeval Ooze: 8 Hardboiled Sci-Fi Masterpieces

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Overview

Here are 8 hardboiled sci-fi tales that will impress even the hardcore fan. Several of them are written by Mark Philps, which is really the joint pseudonym used by science fiction writers Laurence Mark Janifer and Randall Philip Garrett in the early 1960s.

Together they authored several humorous short novels in the so-called "Psi-Power" series: Brain Twister (1962), The Impossibles (1963), and Supermind (1963). For Brain Twister they were nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1960 (under the novel's original title, "That Sweet Little Old Lady").

The rest of the stories are written by Laurence Mark Janifer under the pen name Larry M. Harris.

Here are the stories included in this 681-page incredible, illustrated collection:

1. Charley de MiLo by Larry M. Harris
2. Hex by Larry M. Harris
3. Lost in Translation by Larry M. Harris
4. The Man Who Plated to Lose by Larry M. Harris
5. Sight Gag by Larry M. Harris
6. Wizard by by Larry M. Harris
7. Brain Twister by Mark Philips
8. The Impossibles by Mark Philips
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012795434
  • Publisher: Publisher of One and Last Reporter Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/20/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 963 KB

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  • Posted August 2, 2011

    Outstanding read!

    I am a big fan of vintage sci-fi and was not disappointed but pleasantly surprised with powerful tales that have definitely stood the test of time. Great find.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2011

    Wow -- Hardcore it is!

    If you like hardcore, pulp sci-fi that reads like Philip Marlow detective stories than buy this e-book. I loved every tale, which took me back to a world of writing when authors actually wrote for their audiences and readers where not sitting in from of cable TV watching reality shows.

    It's almost pristine and scared, if you can say that about sci-fi...

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