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 →
Dünya'nın en iyi Bilim-Kurgu Romanı yayınlandı..
Dünya'nın en büyük sırrını öğrenmeye hazır mısınız?
"Musa, bir gün Çöl’de çok ilginç bir şey gördü."
"Ateş topu gibi bir Çalı sürekli yanıyor, ama yanıp bitmiyordu.."
(Kutsal Kitap, Mısırdan Çıkış, 3)
Arkeolog John Smith, 2036 yılında İtalya’nın antik Pompei kentinde çok ilginç, Antik Roma döneminden kalma, 2000 yıllık bir gümüş sikke bulur. Üzerinde garip figürler ve Roma rakamıyla yazılmış bazı tarihler olan sikkeyi çözümlemek üzere Mısır’ın başkenti Kahire’ye, oradaki arkadaşı Profesör Gregory Kravnik’in yanına gitmek için eşi Sara ve kızı Elsa’yla birlikte yola koyulur.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 →
"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 →
Mysterious Phileas Fogg is a cool customer. A man of the most repetitious and punctual habit – with no apparent sense of adventure whatsoever – he gambles his considerable fortune that he can complete a journey around the world in just 80 days… immediately after a newspaper calculates the feat as just barely possible…This is an adventure novel of the first water, with wholly unexpected perils, hair-breadth escapes, brilliant solutions to insoluble problems, and even a love story. And can this be? – That he returns to London just five minutes too late to win his wager and retain his fortune? The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, which is £40,000 (roughly £3,020,000 today), Fogg, whose countenance is described as "repose in action", lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision..More info →
The year 146 B.C. was an annus mirabilis in the development of Roman dominion. Of course it had long been a foregone conclusion that Carthage and Corinth must fall before her, but the actual time of their overthrow was made all the more striking by the fact that both cities perished in the same year, and that both were visited by the same fate.More info →