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Masera, Rubén

Overview
Works: 13 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 100 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Ghost stories  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Satire  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Periodicals  Novels 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: PS3572.O5, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Rubén Masera
Galápagos : a novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small band of humans are shipwrecked on a island in the Galapagos Islands. Shortly thereafter, a disease renders all humans on Earth infertile except the people on the island. Over the next million years, their descendants eventually evolve into a furry species resembling sea lions
Cuentos inconclusos : de Númenor y la Tierra Media by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time out of joint by Philip K Dick( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ragle Gumm lives in a pretend reality set in an American suburb in 1959. He eventually realizes that is reality is a construct and that earth is actually engaged in a war with a lunar colony and he is a key player
His master's voice by Stanisław Lem( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A message from another civilization in the universe is received on Mount Palomar. Upon deciphering it scientists learn that there are multiple meanings, some of them are dangerous
The king in yellow by Robert W Chambers( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of vaguely connected short stories having as a background a monstrous and suppressed book whose perusal brings fright, madness, and a spectral tragedy, [yet] achieves notable heights of cosmic fear in spite of uneven interest and a somewhat trivial and affected cultivation of the Gallic studio atmosphere made popular by Du Maurier's 'Trilby.'"--Introduction
City of illusions by Ursula K Le Guin( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unknown man is found alone in a thick forest, without any memory of who he is. The people of the forest take him in and teach him everything they. He goes on a dangerous quest to the city of Estoch to discover his true identity and the secrets of the aliens that rule earth
The wanderer by Fritz Leiber( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if a rogue planet was approaching Earth, and mankind knew they were inevitably doomed? How would ordinary people react before the horror of a cosmic collision that would destroy the world? This is not about heroes and supermen faced with difficult situations, but about men in the streets, politicians, businessmen, scientists and those in the military. Those who died when the planet came wandering... What did they think in those fatal and last moments of their lives, inexorably condemned?
Shadow and claw by Gene Wolfe( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In such a distant future that resembles the distant past, the young Severian studied the mysteries of the guild of torturers. With the arrival of Thecla, a beautiful and intelligent woman whose indiscretions have made her lose her concubine position in the House Absolute, Severian disobeys the rules, and life changes for him. He is waiting to be executed, but instead is sent to work as a simple executioner in the vast lands of Thrax, the City of windowless rooms. While there, Severian recovers a mysterious jewel, the Claw of the Conciliator, whose powers could take the throne of the House Absolute
Roadmarks by Roger Zelazny( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red Doraken had traveled long before he or anyone could remember. For a long, long time, he had walked like an old man. Now much younger, he drives his battered Dodge pickup carrying rifles so that the Greeks could stop the Persians at Marathon. However, hidden enemies put a price on his head to try to stop him in the recesses of time
Moreau's other island : a novel by Brian W Aldiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early months of war in 1996, the space capsule Leda is sabotaged on its return trip from the moon, killing one person on impact and leaving three to drift in a life raft in the middle of the Pacific. Only one of these survives to see the cliffs of an island dominated by a huge letter M. The inhabitants of the island seem human but are disfigured by bizarre deformations. The person responsible for their condition is Mortimer Dart, a thalidomide victim whose fascination with deformity led him to perform a series of experiments duplicating those of Wells's Dr. Moreau
El Libro de los cuentos perdidos I by J. R. R Tolkien( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The sword of Welleran, and other stories by Dunsany( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A desert city Merimna was said to have been guarded over by ancient heroes who stood as marble statues under the city. Spies from enemy cities were sent to Merimna to see if this was really true. At the same time that these cities then declared war on Merimna, a young boy, Rold, finds the sword of one of these old heroes, Welleran. The spirit of Welleran appears to him and encourages him to take up the sword against the approaching armies. Rold goes out to fight with the sword of Welleran and demolishes every foe in his path as the blade seems to come to life in his hands and seek for the blood of its enemies
Golem 100 by Alfred Bester( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a future metropolis a group of women get together and create a new demon- Golem 100. He's an unstoppable monster. Three people try to figure out how to take the golem down
 
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The king in yellowShadow and clawEl Libro de los cuentos perdidos I