The Most-Visited Articles on this site

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1. Articles the most visited year-to-date (January-October 2018)

2. Articles the most visited cumulatively

1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED YEAR-TO-DATE

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre__ Author_____ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 9226 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 1
2 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 6627 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 2
3 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 6053 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 5619 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 4
5 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 5496 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 5
6 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 4872 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 6
7 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 4747 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 7
8 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 4703 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 9
9 "CHILDREN of YESTERDAY" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 4700 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 8
10 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 3641 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 15
11 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 3586 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 10
12 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 3538 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 12
13 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 3326 novelette Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 11
14 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 3202 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 13
15 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 3117 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 14
16 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 2741 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 16
17 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 2705 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 17
18 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 2404 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 18
19 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 2359 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 19
20 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 2081 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 20
21 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 2034 novelette Gottfried Keller Other Great Stories Apr. 2018 27
22 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 1870 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 21
23 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 1844 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2017 25
24 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 1748 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 23
25 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 1729 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 22
26 "Rogue Male" (1939) by Geoffrey Household 1631 thriller Geoffrey Household Thrillers March 2017 24
27 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 1618 novella Henry Hasse Other Great Sci-Fi Apr. 2017 28
28 "The Twonky" (1942) by Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore (Lewis Padgett) 1533 short story Henry Kuttner and C.L. Moore Other Science-Fiction July 2013 26
29 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 1439 essay Ray English Poetry Feb. 2006 30
30 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 1366 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Other Great Stories Apr.. 2018 -

2. 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) 38523 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) 20889 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The Complete Short Stories of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 18194 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 17595 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 4
5 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 15823 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 5
6 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 15639 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 6
7 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 13286 short story Robert Silverberg Other Great Sci-Fi April 2013 7
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 10830 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 8
9 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 8723 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 10
10 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 7956 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 9
11 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 7709 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 13
12 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOKS ONE AND TWO 7502 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 11
13 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 7096 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 12
14 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6201 book reviews Ray The Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 14
15 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 5855 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 16
16 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 5780 novelette Robert F. Young Other Great Sci-Fi May 2013 15
17 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 5396 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 17
18 Survival in the Klondike – 10 great stories by Jack London 5274 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 18
19 "CHILDREN of YESTERDAY" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 5026 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 23
20 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 4840 short story Henry Kuttner Other Great Sci-Fi March 2017 22
21 “The Beast" - an early van Vogt s-f novella now available for the first time since 1943 4678 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 19
22 "Not Only Dead Men" (1942) the complete text of an early story by A. E. van Vogt 4653 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 20
23 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 4646 novelette Charles Dickens Other Great Stories Dec. 2014 21
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 4616 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 25
25 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 4542 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 24
26 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 4250 essay Ray English Poetry Feb. 2006 26
27 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 3989 novelette Harry Bates Other Great Sci-Fi April 2017 30
28 “Skirmish (Bathe Your Bearings in Blood)" (1950) by Clifford Simak - the full text 3946 short story Clifford Simak Other Great Sci-Fi May 2015 27
29 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin – BOOK THREE 3924 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 29
30 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 3840 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 28