The Road To Science Fiction - Volume 6: Around The World

Volume 6: Around The World

(White Wolf, July 1998)

Contents:

FRANCE

  • excerpt from Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
  • "The War of the Twentieth Century" by Albert Robida
  • "Another World" J.-H. Rosny-Aîné
  • "The Dead Fish" by Boris Vian
  • "Heavier Than Sleep" by Philippe Curval
  • "The Valley of Echoes" by Gérard Klein
  • "The Knot" by Élisabeth Vonarburg

GERMANY

  • "The Sandman" by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • "The Universal Library" by Kurd Lasswitz
  • "The Hunter Gracchus" by Franz Kafka
  • "The Building" by Herbert W. Franke
  • "Loitering at Death's Door" by Wolfgang Jeschke
  • "Ikaros" by Erik Simon

SCANDINAVIA AND FINLAND

  • "Mnemosyne's Children" by Svend Åge Madsen
  • "Time Everlasting" by Sam J. Lundwall

EASTERN EUROPE

  • Epilogue from R.U.R. by Karel Čapek
  • "The Hunt" by Stanisław Lem
  • "The Divided Carla" by Josef Nesvadba
  • "That Invincible Human Spirit, or, The Golden Ships" by Alexandr Kramer
  • "The Neuhof Treaty" by Ovid S. Crohmalniceanu

RUSSIA

  • "The Strangers" by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
  • "Share It With Me" by Kirill Bulychev

ITALY

  • "The Time Machine" by Dino Buzzati
  • "Cancerqueen" by Tommaso Landolfi
  • "The Spiral" by Italo Calvino

SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA

  • "The Alabaster Garden" by Teresa Inglés
  • "The Babylon Lottery" by Jorge Luis Borges
  • "Blacamán the Good, Vendor of Miracles" by Gabriel García Márquez
  • "Chac-Mool" by Carlos Fuentes

INDIA

  • "Einstein the Second" by Laxman Londhe

CHINA

  • "The Mirror Image of the Earth" by Zheng Wenguang
  • "Corrosion" by Ye Yonglie

JAPAN

  • "Beyond the Curve" by Kōbō Abe
  • "Take Your Choice" by Sakyo Komatsu
  • "The Legend of the Paper Spaceship" by Tetsu Yano

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