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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN AUGUST 2021

2. TOTAL VISITS IN AUGUST 2021

3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS

4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN AUGUST 2021

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted____ Prev. Rank
1 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 5,562 April 2018 1
2 "The Perfect Day" (1981) by A. E. van Vogt – never before published in English 2,463 March 2018 2
3 "From the Life of a Good-for-nothing (Taugenichts)" (1826) - a Romantic classic by Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff) 2,158 May 2021 6
4 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 1,591 April 2017 4
5 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history 1,273 June 2019 9
6 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 1,254 April 2017 5
7 Three of A. E. van Vogt’s best late-period stories: "Itself" (1963), "Lost: Fifty Suns" (1972) and "The Timed Clock" (1972) 1,233 Feb. 2021 4
8 "The Weapon Makers" (1943) - the original version of A. E. van Vogt’s first "Weapon Shop" novel (never before republished) 1,076 June 2018 7
9 Anton Chekhov’s funniest story: “From the Diary of a Violent-tempered Man” (1887) 1,056 Sep. 2015 8
10 Two great boxing stories by Jack London: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911)) 1,019 July 2016 10
11 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 964 Dec. 2019 12
12 The Lyrical Ballads (1798) version of Wordsworth’s "Tintern Abbey" - the original and most authentic text 892 Nov. 2013 11
13 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 876 Nov. 2017 22
14 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 855 May 2019 15
15 "Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 705 April 2019 13
16 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 695 March 2017 20
17 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings 662 Sept. 2019 14
18 “The adventures of the Marquise and the Baroness” – three of Guy de Maupassant’s most amusing (and amoral) stories 657 Feb. 2020 16
19 "Liberation of Earth" (1953) by William Tenn 650 May 2018 19
20 Survival in the Klondike – 10 stories by Jack London 640 July 2016 -
21 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 637 March 2018 23
22 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 637 June 2014 18
23 "Little Zaches, called Zinnober" (1819) by E. T. A. Hoffmann) 598 July 2021 17
24 "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (1869) - the last work of Charles Dickens 556 March 2021 24
25 Fifteen golden-age science-fiction stories by A. E. van Vogt 545 Jan. 2016 26
26 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 515 May 2017 -
27 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 509 Oct. 2013 25
28 "The Invisible Collection" and other stories by Stefan Zweig 506 Oct. 2020 -
29 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 484 June 2013 -
30 "Burning Secret" (1911) by Stefan Zweig 455 Sept. 2020 -

2. TOTAL VISITS IN AUGUST 2021: 55,094 [1]


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS: 627,926 [1]


4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY AT END AUGUST 2021

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted____ Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 77,069 Oct. 2013 1
2 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 51,164 April 2018 3
3 "Destination Universe!" - A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 48,991 Oct. 2015 2
4 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 44,074 June 2014 4
5 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 40,073 April 2017 5
6 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 37,472 June 2013 6
7 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - an outstanding golden-age science-fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 31,694 Sep. 2013 7
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 29,804 May 2017 8
9 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt 29,243 April 2015 9
10 Fifteen golden-age science-fiction stories by A. E. van Vogt 28,217 Jan. 2016 10
11 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 26,170 April 2017 12
12 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 25,413 May 2017 11
13 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann, an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave – or else! 22,157 April 2018 13
14 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt 21,688 June 2015 14
15 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 21,543 Dec. 2019 15
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 stories by Jack London 20,807 July 2016 16
17 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology 20,095 Oct. 2015 17
18 Two great boxing stories by Jack London: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911 19,853 July 2016 19
19 "The Perfect Day" (1981) by A. E. van Vogt – never before published in English 19,628 March 2018 24
20 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 19,396 Dec. 2016 18
21 The funniest science-fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg 18,439 April 2013 20
22 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings) 18,204 Sept. 2019 21
23 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 18,173 May 2019 22
24 The funniest golden-age science-fiction story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 17,213 March 2017 23
25 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history 16,731 June 2019 27
26 "Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 16,641 April 2019 25
27 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 16,243 March 2018 26
28 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 15,532 Nov. 2017 28
29 "The Weapon Makers" (1943) - the original version of A. E. van Vogt’s first "Weapon Shop" novel (never before republished) 15,219 June 2018 29
30 Anton Chekhov’s funniest story: “From the Diary of a Violent-tempered Man” (1887) 13,397 Sep. 2015 -

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR


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[1visits to archived articles are not included in these counts.