The Thing From -- "Outside"

The Thing From -- "Outside"

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This was one of the 6 science fiction stories published in the first issue (April 1926) of the first magazine devoted to science fiction, Amazing Stories, edited and published by Hugo Gernsback, now considered to be the father of the science fiction genre. He described this story:

"Here is an extraordinary story by the well-known magazine writer, George Allan England. This story should be read quite carefully, and it is necessary to use one's imagination in reading… (more)

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SardoWeems (8 books)
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:48:52 +0100

A very good story of a small scientific expedition on the East Coast of the U.S. that is being stalked by an unseen alien. Besides being able to kill, the thing seems to cause hallucinations.
Surprising for 1926. In some ways it is much more sophisticated than some of the stories from the 1950s.
Highly recommended.

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Language: English

Published in: 1926

Word count: 8,002 words (≈ 32 minutes)

Source: The Internet Archive

License: Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike (cc by-nc-sa)

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