C. M. Kornbluth: Stories

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1 The Adventurer

For every evil under the sun, there's an answer. It may be a simple, direct answer; it may be one that takes years, and seems unrelated to the problem. But there's an answer--of a kind....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 208| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.01
Size: 27KB | 4,916 words | Posted:

2 The Altar at Midnight

Doing something for humanity may be fine--for humanity--but rough on the individual!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 171| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.77
Size: 13KB | 2,685 words | Posted:

3 The Marching Morons

In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man, of course, is king. But how about a live wire, a smart businessman, in a civilization of 100% pure chumps?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 211| Votes: 7 | Score: 5.62
Size: 63KB | 11,246 words | Posted:

4 Search the Sky

Something Was Very Wrong, Out There Among The Stars...The interstellar transport had touched down on six other colony worlds - and all six had been devoid of human life. Where was everybody? It was almost as if humankind, when separated by cosmic distances from Mother Earth, could not survive.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 692| Votes: 18 | Score: 7.55
Size: 299KB | 54,766 words | Posted:

5 The Syndic

West of the Mississippi was Mob territory, a society whose entire system of values was totally opposed to the Syndic. Here morality ruled with an iron hand. When a wave of assassinations broke out in New Your, it was clealy time to take action against the Mob!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 377| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.40
Size: 269KB | 50,015 words | Posted:

6 With These Hands

No self-respecting artist can object to suffering for his art. but not in a society where art is outdated by technology!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 122| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 41KB | 7,580 words | Posted:
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