The Most-Visited Articles on this site

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The articles that have had the most visits over the past month (October 2017) and cumulatively [1] are shown below, in descending order of popularity.

ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED OVER THE PAST MONTH

Rank __________________Title______________________ Visits Genre__ Author______ Section______ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 1331 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT May 2017 1
2 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 799 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Oct. 2013 5
3 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 540 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Apr. 2015 13
4 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 520 memoir Jack London JACK LONDON Dec. 2016 7
5 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 512 short story Robert Silverberg OTHER SCIENCE-FICTION Apr. 2013 12
6 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 425 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT July 2015 10
7 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 415 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Oct. 2015 11
8 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 414 essay Ray A. E. van VOGT June 2013 6
9 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 404 essay Ray JACK LONDON June 2014 14
10 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 377 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Mar. 2015 15
11 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 311 novella Harry Bates OTHER SCIENCE-FICTION Apr. 2017 16
12 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 273 memoir Jan Valtin MEMOIRS Apr. 2017 9
13 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 234 essay Ray ENGLISH POETRY Feb. 2006 25
14 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 212 memoir Jan Valtin MEMOIRS Apr. 2017 4
15 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 173 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT June 2015 20
16 Why we think that German has a bigger vocabulary than English (or any other Indo-European language) 168 essay Ray GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Nov. 2016 18
17 "Lost Face" (1908) - the full text of Jack London’s best short story 167 short story Jack London JACK LONDON July 2013 8
18 “Tintern Abbey” by William Wordsworth - the original and most authentic text 123 essay William Wordsworth ENGLISH POETRY Nov. 2013 -
19 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 103 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Jan. 2016 22
20 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 102 novella Charles Dickens CHARLES DICKENS Dec. 2014 24
21 La campagne de Normandie - un témoignage / The Normandy Campaign - an eyewitness account 101 memoir Henri Reinhold FAMILY/Famille May 2016 30
22 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 95 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT May 2017 12
23 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 94 short story Henry Kuttner OTHER SCIENCE-FICTION March 2017 -
24 “Skirmish” (Bathe Your Bearings in Blood) by Clifford Simak - the full text 92 short story Clifford Simak OTHER SCIENCE FICTION May 2015 -
25 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 83 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT July 2017 21
26 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age science-fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 83 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Sep. 2013 26
27 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 79 novella Robert F. Young OTHER SCIENCE FICTION May 2013 -
28 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 75 anthology Jack London JACK LONDON July 2016 23
29 “The Wishes We Make” (1943) by E. Mayne Hull – the complete text 73 short story E. Mayne Hull OTHER SCIENCE FICTION Apr. 2013 -
30 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 71 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Oct. 2015 28

THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY)

Rank __________________Title______________________ Visits Genre__ Author______ Section______ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 31103 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Oct. 2013 1
2 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 15345 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Oct. 2015 2
3 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 10346 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Apr. 2015 4
4 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 10022 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Sep. 2013 3
5 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 9486 short story Robert Silverberg OTHER SCIENCE FICTION Apr. 2013 5
6 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 9071 essay Ray A. E. van VOGT June 2013 6
7 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 8188 essay Ray JACK LONDON June 2014 7
8 The World’s Greatest Novels 5561 book reviews Ray THE WORLD’S GREATEST NOVELS Oct. 2009 8
9 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 5001 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT May 2017 16
10 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 4850 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT July 2015 11
11 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 4846 novella Robert F. Young OTHER SCIENCE FICTION May 2013 9
12 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 4766 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Feb. 2015 10
13 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 4615 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Mar. 2015 12
14 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4054 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Sep. 2013 13
15 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4002 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT May 2015 14
16 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 3991 novella Charles Dickens CHARLES DICKENS Dec. 2014 15
17 "The Heathen" - the full text of an unforgettable South Seas tale by Jack London 3379 short story Jack London JACK LONDON Mar. 2014 17
18 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 3362 memoir Jack London JACK LONDON Dec. 2016 20
19 "The Hobo and the Fairy" - the full text of a memorable Hobo story by Jack London 3043 short story Jack London JACK LONDON May 2014 18
20 “Skirmish (Bathe Your Bearings in Blood)" (1950) by Clifford Simak - the full text 2950 short story Clifford Simak OTHER SCIENCE FICTION May 2015 19
21 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 2855 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT June 2015 21
22 Elément de discussion sur "Littérature et engagement - Projet pédagogique avec Bernardo Toro" 2820 essay Vincent/B.Toro Education Nov. 2010 21
23 "The Scarlet Plague" (1912): a powerful, early and little-known end-of-the-civilized-world science-fiction novella by Jack London 2567 novella Jack London JACK LONDON Oct. 2015 23
24 More of the World’s Greatest Novels 2225 book reviews Ray THE WORLD’S GREATEST NOVELS Aug. 2014 24
25 “The Wishes We Make” (1943) by E. Mayne Hull – the complete text 2168 short story E. Mayne Hill OTHER SCIENCE FICTION Apr. 2013 25
26 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 2000 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT May 2015 27
27 Charles Dickens Books 1996 book reviews Ray CHARLES DICKENS Mar. 2009 26
28 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 1983 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van VOGT Jan. 2016 28
29 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 1955 memoir Jan Valtin MEMOIRS Apr. 2017 30
30 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 1879 memoir Jan Valtin MEMOIRS Apr. 2017 -

Footnotes

[1since 2009 - cumulative data for articles posted before 2009 is not reliable.