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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN MAY 2021

2. TOTAL VISITS IN MAY 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 MAY 2021

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted____ Prev. Rank
1 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann, an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave – or else! 3,422 April 2018 11
2 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 3,417 April 2017 17
3 "The Perfect Day" (1981) by A. E. van Vogt – never before published in English 2,507 March 2018 11
4 Three of A. E. van Vogt’s best late-period stories: "Itself" (1963), "Lost: Fifty Suns" (1972) and "The Timed Clock" (1972) 1,910 Feb. 2021 28
5 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 1,737 April 2017 15
6 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history 1,549 June 2019 3
7 Two great boxing stories by Jack London: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911)) 1,435 July 2016 9
8 "The Weapon Makers" (1943) - the original version of A. E. van Vogt’s first "Weapon Shop" novel (never before republished) 1,398 June 2018 14
9 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 1,272 April 2018 5
10 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 1,253 Dec. 2019 4
11 Anton Chekhov’s funniest story: “From the Diary of a Violent-tempered Man” (1887) 1,236 Sep. 2015 18
12 "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (1869) - the last work of Charles Dickens 1,226 March 2021 2
13 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 1,199 May 2019 6
14 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 1,119 Nov. 2017 -
15 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 1,107 March 2018 16
16 "Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 1,098 April 2019 8
17 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings 1,034 Sept. 2019 7
18 “Sonnets from the prison of Moabit” (1944-45) by Albrecht Haushofer - a modern triumph of the human spirit 989 April 2019 27
19 "Liberation of Earth" (1953) by William Tenn 961 May 2018 21
20 Why we think that German has a bigger vocabulary than English (or any other Indo-European language) 838 Nov. 2016 -
21 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 829 June 2014 19
22 “The adventures of the Marquise and the Baroness” – three of Guy de Maupassant’s most amusing (and amoral) stories 821 Feb. 2020 12
23 "The Most Dangerous Game" (1964) by Gavin Lyall 807 March 2017 -
24 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 806 March 2017 25
25 The complete (44) stories of Stefan Zweig - synopses, comments and ratings 749 Aug. 2020 -
26 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 699 Dec. 2016 29
27 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 695 May 2017 23
28 Survival in the Klondike – 10 stories by Jack London 677 July 2016 10
29 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 656 Oct. 2013 13
30 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 643 Oct. 2009 -

2. TOTAL VISITS IN MAY 2021: 72,993


3. TOTAL VISITS OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS: 492,065


4. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY

Rank __________________Title___________________________________________ Visits Date Posted____ Prev. Rank
1 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story 75,226 Oct. 2013 1
2 "Destination Universe!" - A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 48,752 Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete (205) stories of Jack London: synopses, comments and ratings 41,764 June 2014 3
4 The complete stories (103) and novels (35) of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 35,757 June 2013 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 32,593 April 2017 6
6 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - an outstanding golden-age science-fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 30,671 Sep. 2013 5
7 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 29,620 April 2018 8
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 28,581 May 2017 8
9 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt 27,744 April 2015 9
10 Fifteen golden-age science-fiction stories by A. E. van Vogt 26,460 Jan. 2016 10
11 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 23,596 May 2017 11
12 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann, an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave – or else! 21,520 April 2018 16
13 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt 20,696 June 2015 12
14 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 20,231 April 2017 14
15 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology 19,022 Oct. 2015 13
16 Survival in the Klondike – 10 stories by Jack London 18,943 July 2016 15
17 The complete (319) stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings) 18,343 Dec. 2019 17
18 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 17,737 Dec. 2016 18
19 The funniest science-fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg 17,017 April 2013 19
20 The funniest golden-age science-fiction story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 16,164 March 2017 20
21 Two great boxing stories by Jack London: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911 16,094 July 2016 21
22 The complete (300) stories of Guy de Maupassant: synopses, comments and ratings) 15,608 Sept. 2019 22
23 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 15,418 May 2019 23
24 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 14,175 March 2018 24
25 "Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 13,915 April 2019 25
26 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 13,190 Nov. 2017 27
27 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first sci-fi story 12,518 March 2015 26
28 “The Conquest of Constantinople May 29, 1453” - Stefan Zweig’s dramatic account of a decisive moment in history 12,287 June 2019 28
29 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age science-fiction story by A. E. van Vogt 10,984 July 2015 29
30 "The Weapon Makers" (1943) - the original version of A. E. van Vogt’s first "Weapon Shop" novel (never before republished) 10,936 June 2018 -

5. ANALYSIS BY AUTHOR


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