Empire of the atom

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Collier Books, 1993 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Clane, a mutant, returns from exile in an attempt to prevent the post-atomic Empire of Linn from breaking apart

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Review: Empire of the Atom (The Mutant Mage #1)

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Hoopla. It's been awhile since I read a "classic" SF. This one bears most of the traits: idea driven, mostly flat characters and plenty of thrills. In a book only 250 pages long Van Vogt fits in what ... Read full review

Review: Empire of the Atom (The Mutant Mage #1)

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Game of Thrones. In. Spaaaaaace! Light sci-fi, interesting (but not too detailed) court intrigue and a bleak future where humanity has lost most of its knowledge, but not the tools of the past. Ends a ... Read full review


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A. E. Van Vogt, one of the most influential figures from the golden age of science fiction, was born on April 26, 1912 in Manitoba, Canada. During the Depression, he worked as a farm hand, truck driver, and statistical clerk. During World War II, Van Vogt worked briefly for the Department of National Defense. In the 1950s, Van Vogt became involved with L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics program. Van Vogt wrote numerous science fiction short stories and novels. His notable novels include Slan, The Weapons Makers and The House That Stood Still.

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