The Most-Visited Articles on this site

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The articles that have had the most visits over the past month (December 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! 1257 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) 684 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 3
3 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 484 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 4
4 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 481 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Apr. 2015 13
5 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 362 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 8
6 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 362 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 6
7 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories (1952) 356 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 5
8 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 311 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 9
9 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 303 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Apr. 2017 10
10 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 356 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Mar. 2015 11
11 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 257 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi Apr. 2013 7
12 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 215 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 15
13 “The Replicators” (1965) by A. E. van Vogt 215 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2017 -
14 "CHILDREN of YESTERDAY" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-45 206 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 21
15 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 202 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 12
16 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 197 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 19
17 e-book Index 175 e-book index e-book Index Ray Nov. 2017 -
18 Interesting Things That I Have Read Recently 169 essay Essays Ray May 2006 -
19 "Lost Face" (1908) - the full text of Jack London’s best short story 159 short story Jack London Jack London July 2013 18
20 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 126 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Apr. 2017 14
21 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 117 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 27
22 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 117 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 28
23 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 112 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 -
24 Shakespeare on Football 108 theatre extract William Shakespeare Essays Oct. 2007 -
25 "The Star-Saint" (1951) by A. E. van Vogt 106 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Nov. 2017 30
26 Good Words 104 quotations various Essays Mar. 2008 16
27 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 101 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 23
28 Why we think that German has a bigger vocabulary than English (or any other Indo-European language) 99 essay Ray German Studies Nov. 2016 29
29 "Little Caesar" (1930) 94 novel W. R. Burnett Thrillers / Espionage March 2017 -
30 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 93 essay Ray The Greatest English Poems Feb. 2006 25

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) 32470 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) 16142 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 11120 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 10968 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 10169 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi Apr. 2013 5
6 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 10120 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 6
7 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London - synopses and ratings 8968 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 7
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 7668 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 8
9 The World’s Greatest Novels 5605 book reviews Ray The World’s Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 9
10 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 5367 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 10
11 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 5251 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Mar. 2015 11
12 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 4976 novella Robert F. Young Other Great Sci-Fi May 2013 12
13 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 4807 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 13
14 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 4189 novella Charles Dickens Charles Dickens Dec. 2014 14
15 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4167 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 15
16 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4148 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 16
17 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 4068 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 17
18 "The Heathen" - the full text of an unforgettable South Seas tale by Jack London 3417 short story Jack London Jack London Mar. 2014 18
19 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 3227 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 21
20 “Skirmish (Bathe Your Bearings in Blood)" (1950) by Clifford Simak - the full text 3139 short story Clifford Simak Other Great Sci-Fi May 2015 19
21 "The Hobo and the Fairy" - the full text of a memorable Hobo story by Jack London 3077 short story Jack London Jack London May 2014 20
22 Elément de discussion sur "Littérature et engagement - Projet pédagogique avec Bernardo Toro" 2827 essay Vincent/B.Toro Education Nov. 2010 22
23 "The Scarlet Plague" (1912): a powerful, early and little-known end-of-the-civilized-world science-fiction novella by Jack London 2669 novella Jack London Jack London Oct. 2015 23
24 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 2630 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Apr. 2017 24
25 More of the World’s Greatest Novels 2319 book reviews Ray The World’s Greatest Novels Aug. 2014 25
26 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 2317 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 27
27 “The Wishes We Make” (1943) by E. Mayne Hull – the complete text 2267 short story E. Mayne Hill Other Great Sci-Fi Apr. 2013 26
28 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 2212 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 28
29 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 2176 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Apr. 2017 29
30 Charles Dickens Books 2004 book reviews Ray Charles Dickens Mar. 2009 30

Footnotes

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