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Titel: THE HOLLOW EARTH; THE NARRATIVE OF MASON ...
Verlag: William Morrow and Company, New York
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included
Auflage: First edition, first printing
Barron: Anatomy of Wonder 4, 4-369. Fine in fine dust jacket with just a hint of rubbing. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 26841
Inhaltsangabe: Like new hardcover with DJ. THIS AN ADVANCE REVIEW COPY AS INDICATED BY INCLUDED PUBLISHER'S NOTE CARD. Minor bump on fore edge, otherwise an unblemished copy. FORMER COLLECTOR'S COPY. Presented with clear mylar ARCHIVAL book jacket cover.
From Publishers Weekly:
In an "editor's note," Rucker ( Wetware ) claims to have found and edited this manuscript written in 1849, shortly after the death of Edgar Allan Poe. Its author, Mason Algiers Reynolds, tells of joining Poe in a counterfeiting scheme to finance an exploration of the South Pole--and beyond, since Poe and fellow traveler Jeremiah Reynolds (not related to the "author") believe in Symme's theory of a hollow Earth. After many difficulties--including Poe's living through the plots of several of his scariest stories--the theory is confirmed with the travelers' discovery of the inside of the world, where they find light, life, even humans. Poe learns of the existence of MirrorEarth where a MirrorPoe is writing Poe's stories; jealous, he wants to go there. Rucker's pastiche of the last century's fantastic voyages makes an enjoyable adventure tale, although MirrorEarth, straining belief too far, destroys the mood.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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