the city and the stars, arthur c. clarke

He understood now why hed had never loved Alystra, or any of the women he had known in Diaspar. That was another lesson that Lys had taught him. Diaspar had forgotten many things, and among them was the true meaning of love. In Airlee he had watched the mothers dandling their children on their knees, and had himself felt that protective tenderness for all small and helpless creatures that is love's unselfish twin. Yet now there was no woman in Diaspar who knew or cared for what had once been the final aim of love.





This is Dad's pulp mystery and science fiction collection from 1951-1971 when he died. You'll see front and back covers from pulp science fiction books like 'Amazing' and 'Astounding' Science Fiction plus covers from pulp mystery writers like Mickey Spillane, Richard Prather, Nick Carter and Edward Aarons' novels. Also, the complete collection of Ian Fleming. Over 400 titles! Enjoy the fantastic cover artwork. Read a sample of their writing about protagonists 'Doc Savage', 'Shell Scott', 'Mike Hammer', and 'James Bond'. Run your cursor through the alphabetic listing to pick from the selection. Check out the links page under 'L'. Rick Davids (Facebook).