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Vril: The Power of the Coming Race
     

Vril: The Power of the Coming Race

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by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
 

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"Vril" is a mysterious energy used by Lytton's subterranean race -- refugees from the deluge that submerged Atlantis -- to power their advanced civilization. Generations of occultists have mistaken this bit of business for something other than fiction; and still more generations of science fiction writers have recycled the novel's plot. Vril is a

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"Vril" is a mysterious energy used by Lytton's subterranean race -- refugees from the deluge that submerged Atlantis -- to power their advanced civilization. Generations of occultists have mistaken this bit of business for something other than fiction; and still more generations of science fiction writers have recycled the novel's plot. Vril is a book of strong interest to anyone doing a scholarly study of the evolution of SF; it's also a novel well worth reading in its own right. (Jacketless library hardcover.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781105462054
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
01/21/2013
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
681,737
File size:
183 KB

Meet the Author

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a considerable fortune. He coined the phrases "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", "dweller on the threshold", as well as the well-known opening line "It was a dark and stormy night".

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