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The Ultimate Pleasure

by Renée Dunan
adapted by Brian Stableford

Short Stories

The Ultimate Pleasure (1925) is a dystopia that describes in stark, uncompromising terms a future tyranny and the struggle of its heroine, known only as B 309. In that world, a small technocratic elite use deliberate terror in a desperate attempt to preserve the last remnant of the human race from a worldwide disaster precipitated by a massive disruption of the San Andreas Fault. But what happens after the revolution?...

Kaschmir (1925) is Dunan's engagingly idiosyncratic variation on the exotic femme fatale, the beautiful but deadly Zenahab of Kashmir, inspired by H. Rider Haggard's She.

Metal (1920), one of the author's earliest works, is a prehistoric Atlantean fantasy inspired by the works of J.-H. Rosny Aîné.

By the author of Baal.

Cover by Phil Cohen

Published by Black Coat Press in May 2015
ISBN: 978-1-61227-406-5

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