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The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales

by Fitz-James O"Brien

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Borgo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8861029M
    ISBN 101592249140
    ISBN 109781592249145

    In , during the excavations for the new additions to the famous castle-like Empress Hotel, a brilliant flash of light and a thunderous splash was heard for miles around, as an unidentified object came exploding down from the night sky, into th. This week on Strange Tales, we hear The Diamond Lens, from Favorite Story. This episode originally aired July 2, Download StrangeTales

    1. Macabre Tales () 2. Dream Stories and Fantasies () Colecții. The Poems and Stories of Fitz-James O'Brien (poems) () What Was It?: And Other Stories () Collected Stories () The Diamond Lens: And Other Strange Tales () Fantastic Tales () Alte scrieri. Strange Tales # Please note we graded all the books and 90% are accurate. If we find a mistake with grading or condition prior to shipping, we will notify you ASAP. Please understand we would rather have correct book for you then letting you down and leaving a negative feedbackSeller Rating: % positive.

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of the Macabre; By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Guy de Maupassant, Ambrose Bierce, and others The Diamond Lens is his most famous short story and tells the strange story of a scientist who invents a powerful microscope and discovers a beautiful woman in an enchanting microscopic world. The Listerine Lunatic Hits Hoboken and Other Strange Tales by Patricia E. Flinn is a collection of short stories that takes the reader from the gritty, ultra-realistic streets and tenements of Hoboken to a world of imagination where everything may or may not be of this world.


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The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales by Fitz James O'Brien, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Stories Paperback – August 1, by Fitz-James O'Brien (Author)/5(3). "The Diamond Lens" is the first story contained herein, and, in my personal opinion, the best of the three.

This piece contemplated the relationship of responsibility between "greater" and "lesser" organisms -- for instance, is a snail one passes on the Fitz-James O'Brien is a fantastically descriptive writer who paints vivid pictures of his /5.

An absorbing and haunting collection of early science fiction tales by an Irish-American author Fitz-James O'Brien capitalized on the success of his predecessors Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley in writing disturbing stories with demented protagonists, and this collection of three tales shows his mastery of the by: 1.

The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales by Fitz James O'Brien, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Stories/5. The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales by Fitz James O'Brien, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Stories Starting at $Author: Fitz-James O'brien. One of the prototypical mad-scientist stories, The Diamond Lens is a tale of insanity and science overstepping its ethical bounds.

It's interesting to note how often science and the occult are linked in early speculative fiction/5(25). Fitz-James O'Brien has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Fitz-James O'Brien’s most popular book is The Diamond Lens. The Diamond Lens and Other Stories by. The Fantastic Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien by. Other articles where The Diamond Lens is discussed: Fitz-James O'Brien: His best-known stories include “The Diamond Lens,” about a man who falls in love with a being he sees through a microscope in a drop of water; “What Was It?” in which a man is attacked by a thing he apprehends with every sense but sight; and “The Wondersmith,” in.

To the latter he sent "The Diamond Lens" () and "The Wondersmith" (), which are unsurpassed as creations of the imagination, and are unique among short magazine stories.4/5(). The Night Marchers and Other Strange Tales will satisfy your cravings for the fearsome and the weird.

These stories will also make you laugh, cringe and damn near weep. These stories will also make you laugh, cringe and damn near s:   The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales by Fitz-James O'Brien 2 editions - first published in The book contains seven stories, each one pages long.

The longer ones, including “The Diamond Lens” have chapters of pages each. The book was never published during O’Brien’s lifetime and the stories originally appeared in magazines. “The Diamond Lens” originally appeared in Atlantic magazine in January Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Fitz James O'Brien books online.

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The Diamond Lens and Other Strange Tales by Fitz James O'Brien, Fiction, Fantasy, Short Stories. Fitz. The Diamond Lens An electronic version of this text is available at Making of America, a digital repository of nineteenth-century literary and historical texts hosted by Cornell University. It is free and open to the public.

Our story today is called "The Diamond Lens. " It was written by Fitz-James O'Brien. We will tell the story in two parts. Now, here is Maurice Joyce with part one of "The Diamond Lens."Missing: Strange Tales. Seven strange stories of intriguing optical illusions.

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9 quotes from Fitz-James O'Brien: 'We love the night and its quiet; and there is no night that we love so well as that on which the moon is coffined in clouds.', 'Now, I can understand why the appearance of a man struggling violently, as it would seem, with an airy nothing, and calling for assistance against a vision, should have appeared ludicrous.

The Diamond Lens Summary Start your hour free trial to unlock this The Diamond Lens study guide and get instant access to the will help you with any book or any question. Our Missing: Strange Tales. These strange tales are compelling and thought provoking. Reaching out beyond the expected conventions of the genres in which they best fit, each one left me unsettled.

I think that is because for all their strangeness and apparently out-of-the-ordinary phenomena, they provoke me to look at contemporary reality with fresh s: 5. Fitz James O'Brien ( - ) was an Irish-born American writer, some of whose work is considered the forerunner of today's science fiction.

The Diamond Lens is his most famous short story and tells the strange story of a scientist who invents a powerful microscope and discovers a beautiful woman in an enchanting microscopic world inside a.Read I - The Bending of the Twig of The Diamond Lens by Fitz-James O'Brien. The text begins: From a very early period of my life the entire bent of my inclinations had been towards microscopic investigations.

When I was not more than ten years old, a distant relative of our family, hoping to astonish my inexperience, constructed a simple microscope for me, by drilling in a disk of copper a.Our story is called "The Diamond Lens.

" It was written by Fitz-James O'Brien. Today we will hear the second and final part of the story. Here is Maurice Joyce with part two of "The Diamond Lens."Missing: Strange Tales.