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1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN DECEMBER 2019

2. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED CUMULATIVELY AS OF JANUARY 1, 2020


1. ARTICLES THE MOST VISITED IN DECEMBER 2019

Rank __________________Title_________________ Visits Genre____ Author_______ Section_____ Date Posted Prev. Rank
1 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 1,561 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 1
2 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 1,028 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 4
3 "The Monster" (1948) - A. E. van Vogt’s best short story (the full text) 832 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2013 2
4 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 626 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 5
5 "Destination Universe!" - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s superb first anthology of his science-fiction short stories 602 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 6
6 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 533 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 7
7 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 503 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 3
8 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 450 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 8
9 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 383 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 11
10 The complete stories of Maupassant (298): synopses, comments and ratings 331 essay Ray Maupassant Sept. 2019 13
11 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 289 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 15
12 “Letter From an Unknown Woman” (1922) by Stefan Zweig 286 novelette Stefan Zweig Stories May 2019 19
13 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 279 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 21
14 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 269 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 10
15 Hearts of Three" (1916) - a treasure-hunt adventure novel by Jack London (co-authored by Charles Goddard) 250 novel Jack London/ Charles Goddard Jack London April 2019 16
16 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 247 novelette Henry Kuttner Sci-Fi March 2017 9
17 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 244 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 12
18 "The World of Null-A" (1945) by A. E. van Vogt - the full text 237 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 18
19 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 221 novella Henry Hasse Sci-Fi April 2017 27
20 "Shock-Headed Peter (Der Struwwelpeter)" (1844) by Heinrich Hoffmann - an extraordinary set of illustrated lessons showing children how to behave - or else! 198 short story Heinrich Hoffmann Stories April 2018 22
21 "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1859), translated by Edward Fitzgerald 191 poem Omar Khayyam and Edward Fitzgerald Poetry Mar. 2018 25
22 "Discord in Scarlet" (1939) by A. E. van Vogt - the original text and graphics 178 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 -
23 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 176 novelette Harry Bates Sci-Fi April 2017 14
24 The complete stories of Anton Chekhov: synopses, comments and ratings 173 essay Ray Chekhov Dec. 2019 -
25 “Through the South Seas with Jack London” by Martin Johnson 171 memoir Martin Johnson Jack London Dec. 2018 29
26 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 168 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 20
27 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 164 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 17
28 "The Sea Thing" (1940) by A. E. van Vogt 162 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 -
29 “An Outing in the Countryside” and other stories by Guy de Maupassant 152 anthology Guy de Maupassant Maupassant Sept. 2019 23
30 "Black Destroyer" (1939) - the original text of A. E. van Vogt’s first published s-f story 146 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Dec. 2016 -

2. THE MOST-VISITED ARTICLES (CUMULATIVELY) AS OF JANUARY 1, 2020

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) 60,505 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) 34,604 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 2
3 The complete short stories and novelettes of Jack London – synopses, comments and ratings 29,894 essay Ray Jack London June 2014 3
4 The complete stories and novels of A. E. van Vogt: synopses, comments and ratings 27,016 essay Ray A. E. van Vogt June 2013 4
5 "The Shadow Men (1950)" - the full text of an outstanding golden-age s-f novel by A. E. van Vogt never before republished 23,731 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Sep. 2013 5
6 "The Voyage of the Space Beagle" (1950) by A. E. van Vogt - the complete text of this great science-fiction writer’s best novel 20,734 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt April 2015 6
7 "Out of the Night" (1941) by Jan Valtin - an extraordinary memoir of life in the international Communist movement between the two World Wars 18,001 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs April 2017 7
8 "The Weapon Shops of Isher" (1949) - a major golden-age novella by A. E. van Vogt never before republished! 17,248 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 15,968 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt June 2015 9
10 The funniest Science-Fiction story: "MUGWUMP 4" (1959) by Robert Silverberg - the complete text 14,911 short story Robert Silverberg Sci-Fi April 2013 10
11 Fifteen Golden-Age Science-Fiction Stories by A. E. van Vogt 13,860 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Jan. 2016 11
12 "Away and Beyond" - A. E. van Vogt’s other great 1952 anthology (the complete text) 12,060 anthology A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Oct. 2015 12
13 "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt 11,565 novelette A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2017 15
14 Jack London’s in-depth exploration of the (shocking) living conditions in London’s East End: "The People of the Abyss" (1902) 11,075 memoir Jack London Jack London Dec. 2016 13
15 "Clothes Make People (Kleider machen Leute)" by Gottfried Keller (1874) - one of the most famous German-language stories now available in English 11,053 novelette Gottfried Keller Stories April 2018 14
16 "Vault of the Beast" (1940) - the full text of A. E. van Vogt’s first s-f story 9,562 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt March 2015 16
17 The funniest golden-age s-f story: "The Proud Robot" (1943) by Henry Kuttner (Lewis Padgett) 9,226 short story Henry Kuttner Sci-Fi March 2017 17
18 Survival in the Klondike – 10 Stories by Jack London 9,130 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 18
19 "Dormant" (1948) - a great golden-age sci-fi story by A. E. van Vogt 8,297 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2015 19
20 "The Ship of Darkness" (1948) - a golden-age s-f/fantasy story by A. E. van Vogt 7,592 short story A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt July 2017 20
21 "Children of Yesterday" - Jan Valtin’s dramatic eyewitness account of the Pacific War in the Philippines 1944-4512 7,296 memoir Jan Valtin Memoirs Nov. 2017 21
22 “When Time was New” (1964) by Robert F. Young - the complete text 6,936 novelette Robert F. Young Sci-Fi May 2013 22
23 (Our selection of) The World’s Greatest Novels 6,734 book reviews Ray The Greatest Novels Oct. 2009 23
24 "Slan" (1940) - A. E. van Vogt’s first and most famous novel (the complete text) 6,638 novel A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt May 2015 24
25 "Farewell to the Master (The Day the Earth Stood Still)” (1940) by Harry Bates 6,617 novelette Harry Bates Sci-Fi April 2017 25
26 “Centaurus II” (1947) by A. E. van Vogt - a golden-age s-f novella never before republished 6,450 novella A. E. van Vogt A. E. van Vogt Feb. 2015 26
27 Jack London’s two great boxing stories: "A Piece of Steak" (1909) and "The Mexican" (1911) 6,207 anthology Jack London Jack London July 2016 27
28 Thoughts on reading « The Rubaiyat » of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward Fitzgerald 5,903 essay Ray Poetry Feb. 2006 28
29 “Dr. Marigold’s Prescriptions” (1865) - the full text of a great late story by Charles Dickens 5,255 novelette Charles Dickens Stories Dec. 2014 29
30 “He Who Shrank" (1936) by Henry Hasse 5,078 novella Henry Hasse Sci-Fi April 2017 -


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