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Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy (1925)
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    A World by Flashlight (Review)
    Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy, by Karel Capek
    1. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    The Saturday Review, November 21, 1925, p. 311
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    Karel Capek (2 Reviews)
    Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy, by Karel Capek
    1. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    2. Letters from England by Karel Capek
    The Nation, January 27, 1926, p. 90
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    Galaxy's Five Star Shelf (5 Reviews)
    Tales from Underwood, by David H. Keller
    1. Tales from Underwood by David H. Keller
    2. The Mixed Men by A.E. Van Vogt
    3. Cloak of Aesir by John W. Campbell, Jr.
    4. Takeoff by C.M. Kornbluth
    5. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    Galaxy Science Fiction, September 1952, pp. 132-135
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    The Editor Recommends--- (7 Reviews)
    The Man Mencken, by Isaac Goldberg
    1. The Man Mencken by Isaac Goldberg
    2. Women by Booth Tarkington
    3. Keats and Shakespeare by John Middleton Murry
    4. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    5. The Doctor Looks at Biography by Joseph Collins
    6. The Jesuit Relations, and Allied Documents by Edna Kenton
    7. Roan Stallion: Tamar, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers
    The Bookman, January 1926, pp. 601-604
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    The Reference Library (8 Reviews)
    The "Classics"
    1. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    2. The Blind Spot by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint
    3. The Iron Star by John Taine
    4. Gray Lensman by Edward E. Smith
    5. Slan by A.E. Van Vogt
    6. The Green Hills of Earth by Robert A. Heinlein
    7. Tomorrow and Tomorrow, and The Fairy Chessmen by Lewis Padgett
    8. The Outer Reaches by August Derleth
    Analog/Astounding Science Fiction, May 1952, pp. 155-161
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    Fiction Notes (8 Reviews)
    The Surry Family, by Helen R. Hull
    1. The Surry Family by Helen R. Hull
    2. The Tortoiseshell Cat by Naomi G. Royde-Smith
    3. Porgy by DuBose Heyward
    4. Matrix by Melvin P. Levy
    5. Women by Booth Tarkington
    6. The Grand Ecart by Jean Cocteau
    7. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    8. The Island of the Great Mother by Gerhart Hauptmann
    The New Republic, December 23, 1925, pp. 143-145
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    The Bookman Guide to Fiction (66 Reviews)
    The World's Best Short Stories of 1925,
    1. The World's Best Short Stories of 1925
    2. The Swinging Caravan by Achmed Abdullah
    3. Dark Laughter by Sherwood Anderson
    4. Sashka Jigouleff by Leonid Andreyev
    5. The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
    6. The Crystal Cup by Gertrude Atherton
    7. Chains by Henri Barbusse
    8. Glorious Apollo by E. Barrington
    9. Drums by James Boyd
    10. Quest by Katharine Newlin Burt
    11. Krakatit: An Atomic Phantasy by Karel Capek
    12. The Professor's House by Willa Cather
    13. Young Experience by Robert Stuart Christie
    14. God Head by Leonard Cline
    15. Treading the Winepress by Ralph Connor
    16. Suspense by Joseph Conrad
    17. The Ancient Highway by James Oliver Curwood
    18. Friends of Mr. Sweeney by Elmer H. Davis
    19. Old Youth by Coningsby Dawson
    20. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    21. The Smiths by Janet A. Fairbank
    22. No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford
    23. Caravan by John Galsworthy
    24. The Great World by A Gentleman With A Duster
    25. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    26. Cling of the Clay by Milton Hayes
    27. Ariel Custer by Grace Livingston Hill
    28. The Eternal Circle by Jay William Hudson
    29. One Increasing Purpose by A.S.M. Hutchinson
    30. Gertrude Haviland's Divorce by Inez Haynes Irwin
    31. The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy
    32. Peter the Czar by Klabund
    33. The Road to Fortune by Frederic Arnold Kummer
    34. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    35. Queer Judson by Joseph C. Lincoln
    36. The Great Pandolfo by William J. Locke
    37. Shelter by Charles Fielding Marsh
    38. Men Marooned by George Marsh
    39. Romeo in Moon Village by George Barr McCutcheon
    40. The Clio by L.H. Myers
    41. Little Ships by Kathleen Norris
    42. Gabriel Samara, Peacemaker by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    43. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    44. The Power and the Glory by Gilbert Parker
    45. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    46. Red Ashes by Margaret Pedler
    47. The Outcast by Luigi Pirandello
    48. The Hunter's Moon by Ernest Poole
    49. The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton-Porter
    50. Gas-Drive In by E.J. Rath
    51. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart
    52. Fraulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler
    53. The Heart of Katie O'Doone by Leroy Scott
    54. Bred in the Bone, and Other Stories by Elsie Singmaster
    55. The Girl Who Cast Out Fear by Dorothy Speare
    56. Three Farms by Cynthia Stockley
    57. Women by Booth Tarkington
    58. Dancers in the Wind by Allan Updegraff
    59. Firecrackers by Carl Van Vechten
    60. The Portrait of a Man with Red Hair by Hugh Walpole
    61. Cousin Jane by Harry Leon Wilson
    62. Sam in the Suburbs by P.G. Wodehouse
    63. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    64. Yellow Fingers by Gene Wright
    65. A Son of His Father by Harold Bell Wright
    66. Days of '49 by Gordon Young
    The Bookman, January 1926, pp. 598-600