The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg

The Four and a Half Minute Boiled Egg

A Not Really SF Short Story

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Author: Cora Buhlert
Length: 12 page(s)
Written: Apr 2015
Sales Rank: - XinXii Sales Rank
Views: 3733

Category: Fiction & Literature » Humour  |  Work: Story / Narration
Keywords: hard science fiction, golden age, literary fiction, marriage in trouble, satire, parody, humour, short story, short fiction, technology

Living the science fictional life in the twenty-first century

Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument at the breakfast table about egg boiling times escalates and threatens to end their marriage.

This parodistic piece is a mundane short story of 3500 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age" of the 1940s and 1950s.


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Richard Blakemore (1900 – 1994) was a prolific writer of pulp fiction. Nowadays, he is best remembered for creating the Silencer, a masked vigilante in the vein of the Shadow or the Spider, during the hero pulp boom of the 1930s. But Richard Blakemore also wrote in many other genres, including an early sword and sorcery series about the adventures of a sellsword named Thurvok and his companions.
Richard Blakemore's private life was almost as exciting as his fiction. He was a veteran of World War I and II as well as a skilled sportsman and adventurer who travelled the world during the 1920s. He may also have been the person behind the mask of the real life Silencer who prowled New York City between 1933 and 1942, fighting crime, protecting the innocent and punishing the guilty, though nothing has ever been proven.
Richard Blakemore was married for more than fifty years to Constance Allen Blakemore and the couple had four children.

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