The Night Land

The Night Land

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Dieses Werk gilt als gemeinfrei in den USA (Veröffentlichung vor 1923) und in der Staaten, wo der Urheberrechtsschutz 70 Jahre nach dem Tod des Autors endet.

The Sun has gone out: the Earth is lit only by the glow of residual vulcanism. The last few millions of the human race are gathered together in a gigantic metal pyramid, the Last Redoubt, under siege from unknown forces and Powers outside in the dark. These are held back by a Circle of energy, known as the "air clog," powered from the Earth's internal energy. For millennia, vast living shapes - the Watchers - have waited in the darkness near the pyramid: it is thought… (mehr)

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Delzx7r
Delzx7r
Dienstag, 08. Juni 2010, 21:34 Uhr

This book can be difficult to read because of the continual repetition! However there are shades of brilliance in there. The trick I found was to try and equate what the author has written with modern day technology! Hodgson makes mention of "The thing that nods " I translate the image of an oil well-head and it's accompanying pumping machinery. Similarly could "The Watchers "
be abandoned radar stations?
By following this method I completed the book and have re-read it several times! It is a… (mehr)



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Sprache: Englisch

Veröffentlicht in: 1912

Wortanzahl: 197.404 Wörter (≈ etwa 13 Stunden)

Quelle: http://gutenberg.net

Urheberrechte: Dieses Werk gilt als gemeinfrei in den USA (Veröffentlichung vor 1923) und in der Staaten, wo der Urheberrechtsschutz 70 Jahre nach dem Tod des Autors endet.


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