Download A For Anything by Damon Knight PDF

By Damon Knight

Show description

Read or Download A For Anything PDF

Best women's fiction books

The Shoeshine Man's Regrets

This brief tale used to be initially released in Laura Lippman's assortment hardly ever KNEW HER.


Returning domestic effective from the Crusades, Dominic le Sabre is decided to say the bride promised to him by way of the king, however the high-born Celtic attractiveness is both made up our minds to withstand him.

Ain't She Sweet?

Sugar Beth Carey's come again to Parrish, Mississippi, and she's introduced her recognition for wreaking havoc along with her. She's broke, determined, and too proud to teach it, despite her previous enemies lining up for an opportunity to get even. Her former girlfriends have their eyebrow pencils sharpened into deadly issues.

Additional info for A For Anything

Example text

Ewing thought he had seen a face at the bedroom window. He said unwillingly, “Nobody uses this road. It doesn’t go anywhere, except a ranch around the other side. ” A for Anything 31 The round man digested this in silence. He shifted the cigar again. ” He chewed the cigar with an expression of distaste, removed it, spat, and put it back. ” “The ranch? I have no idea,” Ewing said stiffly. Platt was looking mournfully down at the way his car was wedged in between the slope and the house. The round man stared at Ewing.

So get used to the idea. Now come on outside—yaa, you too, everybody. ” He herded them through the door. Out in the yard, blinking in the white glare, Krasnow and Platt looked sorrowfully at each other. The shadow of Krasnow’s gun was a short black line on the baked ground between them. “I can’t use ya, and I can’t trust ya,” said Krasnow. ” Ewing looked on unbelievingly. He saw Platt, staring into Krasnow’s eyes, shudder and stiffen. Then the tall man was whirling, all knees and elbows, diving down the slope to the terrace below— zigzagging as he made for the shelter of the nearest pepper tree— The gun went off with a noise like the end of the world.

Morningside being remembered as a model of succinct eloquence; but he was the best natural born Episcopalian minister Buckhill could get—so many were being duped by the big Eastern families that naturals were growing very scarce. There was an outbreak of yelping and snarling up ahead. Through the gathering crowd, Dick caught sight of the two dogs, one a handsome collie, the other a cur—a grotesque mongrel, part St. Bernard, part Doberman, by the look of him, and part God only knew what. Pressed into the wide circle as it formed, Dick and the slob watched with interest.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 16 votes