The Hollow Earth

The Hollow Earth

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by Rudy Rucker
     
 

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Hollow Earth is a classic work of American steampunk. In 1836, Mason Algiers Reynolds leaves his family's Virginia farm with his father's slave, a dog named Arf, and a mule named Dammit. Branded a murderer, he finds sanctuary with his hero, frustrated genius Edgar Allan Poe, and together they embark on an extraordinary expedition to the South Pole, and the entrance to…  See more details below

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Hollow Earth is a classic work of American steampunk. In 1836, Mason Algiers Reynolds leaves his family's Virginia farm with his father's slave, a dog named Arf, and a mule named Dammit. Branded a murderer, he finds sanctuary with his hero, frustrated genius Edgar Allan Poe, and together they embark on an extraordinary expedition to the South Pole, and the entrance to the Hollow Earth. It is there, at the center of the world, where strange physics, strange people, and stranger creatures abound, that their bizarre adventures truly begin. 1st print edition Avon Books, 1990. 2nd print edition Monkeybrain Books, 2006. Transreal Press ebook version of 2nd edition, 2012.

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San Francisco Chronicle - Michael Berry
A craftily conceived adventure story, full of wonder, beauty and humor ... Goofily outlandish ... The Hollow Earth is a treat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013961845
Publisher:
Transreal Press
Publication date:
03/04/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
File size:
824 KB

Meet the Author

Born in 1946 in Kentucky, Rudy Rucker is a writer, a mathematician, and a former computer science professor. He received Philip K. Dick awards for his cyberpunk novels Software and Wetware, now available in the Ware Tetralogy. He also writes science-fiction in a realistic style that he characterizes as transreal, not to mention the occasional work of historical science fiction. In addition, Rucker has published a number of nonfiction works of popular science, covering topics such as the fourth dimension, infinity, and the meaning of computation. He took up painting in 2000, and has had shows of his pop-surreal works San Francisco. His autobiography, Nested Scrolls, appeared in 2012. For ongoing updates, see his blog at

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