A Voyage To Arcturus

A Voyage To Arcturus

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by David Lindsay
     
 

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Contents:

1 The Seance
2 In the Street
3 Starkness
4 The Voice
5 The Night of Departure
6 Joiwind
7 Panawe
8 The Lusion Plain
9 Oceaxe
10 Tydomin
11 On Disscourn
12 Spadevil
13 The Wombflash Forest
14 Polecrab

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Contents:

1 The Seance
2 In the Street
3 Starkness
4 The Voice
5 The Night of Departure
6 Joiwind
7 Panawe
8 The Lusion Plain
9 Oceaxe
10 Tydomin
11 On Disscourn
12 Spadevil
13 The Wombflash Forest
14 Polecrab
15 Swaylone's Island
16 Leehallfae
17 Corpang
18 Haunte
19 Sullenbode
20 Barey
21 Muspel




Chapter 1. THE SEANCE

On a march evening, at eight o'clock, Backhouse, the medium--a
fast-rising star in the psychic world--was ushered into the study
at Prolands, the Hampstead residence of Montague Faull. The room was
illuminated only by the light of a blazing fire. The host, eying him
with indolent curiosity, got up, and the usual conventional greetings
were exchanged. Having indicated an easy chair before the fire to his
guest, the South American merchant sank back again into his own. The
electric light was switched on. Faull's prominent, clear-cut features,
metallic-looking skin, and general air of bored impassiveness, did not
seem greatly to impress the medium, who was accustomed to regard men
from a special angle. Backhouse, on the contrary, was a novelty to the
merchant. As he tranquilly studied him through half closed lids and the
smoke of a cigar, he wondered how this little, thickset person with the
pointed beard contrived to remain so fresh and sane in appearance, in
view of the morbid nature of his occupation.

"Do you smoke?" drawled Faull, by way of starting the Conversation. "No?
Then will you take a drink?"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013358089
Publisher:
SAP
Publication date:
09/11/2011
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
253 KB

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A Voyage To Arcturus 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the most fascinating story I've ever read, but a good visual imagination is required. Without giving too much away (I hope), I keep thinking of what the Joker said to Batman. 'Did you ever dance with the devil by the pale moonlight?'
Guest More than 1 year ago
if you want a different or a orginal sci-fi, this is the book for you. how come this book never became a movie?
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Guest More than 1 year ago
perhaps the best fantasy ever written. someone should give this to Speilberg.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story is enjoyable so far, like one long mushroom trip. Or dream. Or a dream on mushrooms. I'm only a quarter thru it but i just wanted to put that thought out there. Hopefully it goes somewhere and does not end with no conclusion, like waking from an unfinished dream. TBC...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Could not get past the first chapter of the sample. Read like a lot of Victorian nonsense fantasy. Terrible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its crazy