The two strangers remained standing by the door, which was closed quietly behind them. They seemed to be waiting for the mild sensation caused by their appearance to subside before advancing into the room. Maskull was a kind of giant, but of broader and more robust physique than most giants. He wore a full beard. His features were thick and heavy, coarsely modelled, like those of a wooden carving; but his eyes, small and black, sparkled with the fires of intelligence and audacity. His hair was short, black, and bristling.More info →
This book is illustrated version of the Wells' "The Discovery of the Future",
"..I suppose that three hundred years ago all people who thought at all about moral questions, about questions of Right and Wrong, deduced their rules of conduct absolutely and unreservedly from the past, from some dogmatic injunction, some finally settled decree. The great mass of people do so to-day. It is written, they say. “Thou shalt not steal,” for example—that is the sole, complete, sufficient reason why you should not steal, and even to-day there is a strong aversion to admit that there is any relation between the actual consequences of acts and the imperatives of right and wrong. Our lives are to reap the fruits of determinate things, and it is still a fundamental presumption of the established morality that one must do right though the heavens fall.More info →
"Pi (π) sayısının içinde her şey var olabilir mi? Doğum tarihiniz, hatta ölüm tarihiniz bile, hatta Kıyametin tarihi. Peki, ya bunu birileri çok önceden biliyor olsaydı ve bir yere kodlamış olsalardı?
Ortaçağ'da, Amerika'yı Kolomb'dan önce bir başkası keşfetmiş olabilir miydi? Peki, ya bu gizemli kişi gerçekte yeteneğini saklamak zorunda olan büyük bir Kahinse ve oraya gitme amacı yeni bir kıta keşfetmek değil de; dünyanın en büyük sırlarından birini, bir Maya piramidindeki Kıyamet'in ne zaman geleceğini açıklayan bir Maya Kehanet takviminin sırrını çözmek olursa ne olurdu?More info →
This fourth novel of Boothby's Dr. Nikola series reveals that Nikola has discovered all of the facts necessary to extend a human being's life. He has studied science and magic secrets of Tibetan monks. He explains:
"It has been a long and tedious search, but such labour only makes success the sweeter. The machinery is now prepared; all that remains is to fit the various parts together. In six months' time, if all goes well, I will have a man walking upon this earth who, under certain conditions, shall live a thousand years."
The book's protagonist is an English scientist and gentleman inventor living in Richmond, Surrey in Victorian England, and identified by a narrator simply as Time Traveller. The narrator recounts the Traveller's lecture to his weekly dinner guests that time is simply a fourth dimension, his demonstration of a tabletop model machine for travelling through it. He reveals that he has built a machine capable of carrying a person, returns at dinner the following week to recount a remarkable tale, becoming the new narrator.More info →
Generally known as Frankenstein, is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. The title of the novel refers to a scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who learns how to create life and creates a being in the likeness of man, but larger than average and more powerful.More info →