Wednesday, June 15, 2011
1930's short story: "Madness of the Dust" by R. F. Starzl
Thanks to another generous fan of old pulp magazines at the Internet Archive, you can read or download “Madness of the Dust” (1932), a short story penned by science fiction writer R. F. Starzl, as it was reprinted in Avon Science Fiction Reader #1 (April 1951).
“Men who are isolated in lonely places can and do crack-up. At least, for them, the radio remains some sort of communication with their home bases. But what of the man isolated in some mining or expeditionary base on some other more desolate world?”