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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published January 11th 2008 by BiblioLife (first published 1900)
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Jennifer Booth
Jan 23, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
It was slow

Like I wrote, it was slow and very little action. I hoped to read a thrilling experience and I got more textbooks than a fast pace penny novel.
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Inflation durch Inflation und diese wieder durch Inflation bekämpfen — eine abgefahrene Idee und, man möchte glauben, eine amerikanische Strategie, aber der Mond hat dann auch noch seine Hand im Spiel, um das wertvolle Element Artemisium zu produzieren: Ein kurzer Roman über geldgierige Bösewichte (die Hauptfiguren), die gegen geldgierige Bösewichte (der Gegenspieler, der Science Magician) vorgehen, der mindestens so sinnlos wie spannend komponiert ist.
Interesting early science fiction story, still showing the influence of Wells and Verne. A mad scientist offers to help rescue the world's economy with a valuable metal that he claims to be mining but is actually bringing from the moon. Still an entertaining read. ...more
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Garrett Putman Serviss was an American astronomer, popularizer of astronomy, and early science fiction writer. He majored in science at Cornell and in 1876 joined the staff of the The New York Sun newspaper, working as a journalist until 1892. Serviss showed a talent for explaining scientific details in a way that made them clear to the ordinary reader, leading Andrew Carnegie to invite him to del ...more

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