A Voyage to Arcturus

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Standard Publications, Incorporated, 2007 - Fiction - 276 pages
The Scottish writer David Lindsay first published this novel in 1920. The hero travels through several imaginary lands, each representing a state of mind. In each land he meets one or two people and learns something before the people he meets die. He realizes his death is near. Good and evil are developed through fantasy and the author uses each land to critique a philosophical system. After reading this work C S Lewis wrote his famous space trilogy.

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Having seen the madness of WWI, David Lindsay wrote this novel, which is a fantasy rather than Science fiction. The book delves into some serious questions of identity and what makes behaviour, and ... Read full review

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