A Voyage to Arcturus

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 300 pages
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.

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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

There's nothing wrong with science fiction as religious allegory, Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun does the same thing. The difference is that Book of the New Sun also tells an interesting story, with ... Read full review

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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

This book is far from perfect. The writing is clumsy, the character development is implausible and often non-existent (leading to confusion over their motives and occasional disinterest), and the ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

David Lindsay has previously published several books, including "The Patent Files: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Invention and "Madness in the Making: The Triumphant Rise and Untimely Fall of America's Show Inventors . He has also written for "New York Press, American Heritage, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal and "The American Experience. In addition to being a successful historian, he is also a founding member of the music groups the Klezmatics and They Might Be Giants. David Lindsay lives in New York City

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