Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. [mehr][weniger]
This book is made of the stories told by the Northern folk,—the people who live in the land of the midnight sun, where summer is green and pleasant, but winter is a terrible time of cold and gloom; where rocky mountains tower like huge giants, over whose heads the thunder rolls and crashes, and under whose feet are mines of precious metals. Therefore you will find the tales full of giants and dwarfs,—spirits of the cold mountains and dark caverns. [mehr][weniger]
Grim terror lurked in the void many light years from Earth. But Pinkham and his men were unaware of it -- until suddenly they discovered -- the giants from outer space.
The first of the marooned survivors turned up on an asteroid. She was a gorgeous woman, and for all that her spacesuit had kept her in stasis for twenty-eight years, she'd hardly aged a day.
The Martian was different. He'd been there four thousand years. . . . At least! Maybe longer. The ancient Martians might have made it this far away, but their spacesuits were nothing like those of Terra. So crew of the Elephant's Child was face to face with a hopeless absurdity -- an alien couldn't be there. [mehr][weniger]