Final Blackout

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Bridge Publications, 1948 - Fiction - 184 pages
18 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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The book was ok, but this is one of my favorite endings in any novel i have read. Read full review

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Final Blackout was just what the title says. Our heroes have their backs against the wall, and if they lose, it's not just the battle ... it's forever. Great compelling story with excellent characters. Fast paced, gritty, humbling. I'd like to see this one made into a movie. Awesome story line. 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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