Short Science Fiction Collection 017

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(4.4 stars; 157 reviews)

Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed.

Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input. (4 hr 5 min)


Belly Laugh 4:47 Read by Jozef Nagy
Citadel 53:01 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
Cully 11:19 Read by Jozef Nagy
The Defenders 50:16 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
The Good Neighbors 15:07 Read by Bellona Times
In the Avu Observatory 18:48 Read by Nacelle Droll
Postmark Ganymede 17:20 Read by tabithat
Toy Shop 12:26 Read by Albatross
Vital Ingredient 16:24 Read by James Christopher
Vortex Blaster, The 46:13 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Great classic sci-fi

(4.5 stars)

Great era sci-fi shorts with a good group of readers.

some good stories

(4 stars)

A mix of tales, some with interesting twists and a little irony. Some good readers.

another goodly collection

(4 stars)

See individual reviews of component stories. Many of these appear in other previously reviewed collections.

a great collection of stories narrated by some of the best

(5 stars)

(5 stars)

great story I loved it all well read