The Man with the Strange Head and Other Early Science Fiction Stories

By Miles J. Breuer; Michael R. Page | Go to book overview

Breuer’s Science Fiction

This chronological bibliography of Breuer’s works in-
cludes his stories and poems, as well as their subsequent
reprintings, that do not appear in this volume.

“The Man Without an Appetite,” Bratrsky Vestnik, c. 1916. Reprinted in: Groff Conklin, ed., Great Science Fiction About Doctors (New York: Collier Books, 1963). [Note: Julia Breuer sent this story to Conklin for the above anthology and indicated it first appeared in Czech in 1916, but it may have been an unpublished story from the Amazing era.]

“The Specter” (poem), Weird Tales, March 1927.

“The Stone Cat,” Amazing Stories, September 1927.

“The Riot at Sanderac,” Amazing Stories, December 1927.

“The Puzzle Duel,” Amazing Stories Quarterly, Winter 1928.

“The Captured Cross-Section,” Amazing Stories, February 1929. Reprinted in: Avon Fantasy Reader #12 (New York: Avon Novels, 1950); Clifton Fadiman, ed., Fantasia Mathematica (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958); Robert Silverberg, ed., Other Dimensions (New York: Hawthorn, 1973).

“Buried Treasure,” Amazing Stories, April 1929.

“The Book of Worlds,” Amazing Stories, July 1929. Reprinted in: Avon Science Fiction Reader #2 (New York: Avon Novels, 1951); Fantastic Stories, April 1969; August Derleth, ed., New Horizons: Yesterday’s Portraits of Tomorrow (Sauk City: Arkham House, 1999).

“Rays and Men,” Amazing Stories Quarterly, Summer 1929.

“The Girl from Mars” (with Jack Williamson), Science Fiction Series #1, November 1929. Reprinted in: Jack Williamson, The Early Wil-

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Science Fiction Pioneer of the Nebraska Plains ix
  • The Man with the Strange Head 1
  • The Appendix and the Spectacles 12
  • The Gostak and the Doshes 25
  • Paradise and Iron 44
  • A Problem in Communication 257
  • On Board the Martian Liner 285
  • Mechanocracy 312
  • The Finger of the Past 339
  • Millions for Defense 350
  • Mars Colonizes 366
  • The Oversight 394
  • Appendix 1- The Future of Scientifiction 415
  • Appendix 2- Selected Letters 419
  • Source Acknowledgments 427
  • Breuer's Science Fiction 429
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