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ORIGINAL TITLE:


      Extrapolasis
© 1967

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AUTHOR(S):

       MALEC, Alexander
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PUBLISHER:

       GOLDMANN

ISBN: none / WTB 0121
YEAR: 1970
FORMAT: paperback
LANGUAGE: german
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TRANSLATOR(S):


Norbert Wölfl
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COVER ILLUSTRATION:

       Eyke Volkmer
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Content:

Diehl:
"Diehl"

An inventor builds an anti-gravity machine and tries to sell it to the US government. They don't want it for several reasons (false pride, bureaucracy etc). So he gives it away, and the egyptians are the first to land on the moon ...


10.01 Uhr:
"10.01 A.M."

At some point in the future, when cars fly and are, naturally, equipped with a flight recorder, an accident happens because some drivers still break the rules. The accident kills a young girl, the punishment is quite different from todays ...


Unmenschliches Projekt:
"Project Inhumane"

A scientist conducts an experiment in the course of which he abandons human beings in the wilderness. They all die. The last one however, plays a trick on him. He was abandoned in the snow, with a chain on his foot. When the scientists arrives to check, the man is gone, the cain untampered with. There are two trails of foot imprints. One leaving the site, one returning to the site. Obviously, the man had been saved by someone who lost a small bag with grains of mustard seed.


Matayama:
"Matayama"

An overcrowded world, with a giant road that is always full. Only on rare occasions can you pass it. And once you've done that, you have to wait ....


Der Beweis:
"Proof Positive"

A man and a woman return to paradise and send a picture postcard ...


Orientierungspunkt:
"Landmark"

Lost in the snow, two soldiers try to findn their way back home. The need a landmark to calculate the route. They find it in the dead body of another soldier.


Nur nicht verrückt werden:
"To Relieve The Sanity"

It's a time, when machines do everything. They even write novels. One editor however, is not completely satisfied. Good writers are always unhappy people with a trauma, he assumes. There is his solution: give the machine a trauma.


Das Ding-Ding:
"Thing-Thing"

Does it exist or not? A nice little ditty.


Opaxtl:
"Opaxtl"

A blob that eats dirt.


Es war einmal:
"Once Was"

Scientists reanimate soldiers, that have been frozen for a couple of decades. A more ethical observation on the topic.

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