The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination

The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination

Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius

Book - 2013
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An anthology of original horror tales featuring "evil genius" archetype characters intent on ruling the world features contributions by Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, and Austin Grossman.
Publisher: New York : Tor, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Description: 363 p. ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780765326454
0765326450
9780765326447
0765326442
Branch Call Number: Mads
Additional Contributors: Adams, John Joseph 1976-

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apavel
Dec 03, 2016

One of the most entertaining and even possibly inspiring collection of short stories I've ever read. Egalitarian, absorbing, and every bit worthy of the title "mad".

r229061 Oct 22, 2014

Several stories on the various takes on the "mad scientist". All unique and worth a look.

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Palomino
Jul 22, 2014

It's hard to find a good collection of short stories, so enjoy!

mrmervis Jul 05, 2013

An entertaining collection of original stories.

forbesrachel Mar 10, 2013

This anthology is comprised of various tales, written in different styles, and not all feature mad scientists in the traditional sense. Often witty, the authors tend to cleverly play with the mad scientist stereotypes; these short stories provide a look at the villains, not through the lens of the heroes they're attached to, but through their own perspectives. As this is the case, we get to hear of the "righteousness" of their work, and their motives. Quite a few stories feature a woman as the mad scientist, and end up being some of the best tales told. Still, the first story was the best due to its humourous, and well thought out monologue.

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r229061 Oct 22, 2014

Sexual Content: Some allusions

r229061 Oct 22, 2014

Coarse Language: A few stories have explicit language

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