Final Blackout

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Bridge Publications, 1948 - Fiction - 184 pages
28 Reviews
Published for the first time in 1940 in "Astounding" magazine, "Final Blackout" "is set in a world ravaged by 30 years of war. . . [and] chronicles the rise, in England, of the charismatic leader, strategist and statesman known only as the Lieutenant" ("Publishers Weekly"). "Hubbard spins a masterful tale of suspense and nonstop action."--Harold Robbins

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User Review  - Cat Adeff - Goodreads

This is one of the few books that I actually cried at the ending of. The beginning of the story was a bit rough due to the military lingo, but after looking up what these terms meant, the rest of the story just flows like a movie and it was impossible to put down. Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan O'Connor - Goodreads

Read this years ago and just found it lately and read it again. The story is good, the writing is ok / good and the thoughts it forces us to think are very good. When I read this long ago I simply ... Read full review

About the author (1948)

L. Ron Hubbard was born in Tilden, Nebraska on March 13, 1911. He attended George Washington University and Princeton University. He began his career as a writer for pulp magazines and later as a science fiction writer. His science fiction works include the Buckskin Brigades, Final Blackout, Fear, The Kingslayer, and Black Towers to Danger. His book, Dianetics, was published in 1950. He spent the next 30 years devoting himself to the development of Dianetics and Scientology. In 1954, he founded the Church of Scientology. In the 1980s, he published his final fiction works Battlefield Earth and the Mission Earth series, which won the Cosmos 2000 Award from French readers and the Nova Science Fiction Award from Italy's Perseo Libri. He died on January 24, 1986.

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