Journey to the Inverted World

Journey to the Inverted World During a tropical storm over the Pacific French Air Force Captain L Herbaudiere is mysteriously transported to a utopia like society of free love which rejected money and technology two thousand year

  • Title: Journey to the Inverted World
  • Author: Marcel Rouff Brian M. Stableford
  • ISBN: 9781612270395
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Paperback
  • During a tropical storm over the Pacific, French Air Force Captain L Herbaudiere is mysteriously transported to a utopia like society of free love which rejected money and technology two thousand years earlier But even that utopia has its dark side the Accursed, a prison state locked behind an impregnable magnetic barrier, where those who refuse to live in utopia are conDuring a tropical storm over the Pacific, French Air Force Captain L Herbaudiere is mysteriously transported to a utopia like society of free love which rejected money and technology two thousand years earlier But even that utopia has its dark side the Accursed, a prison state locked behind an impregnable magnetic barrier, where those who refuse to live in utopia are condemned to remain The arrival of L Herbaudiere threatens the very foundations of the Inverted World Labelled one of the most imaginatively ambitious works of its era by Brian Stableford, Marcel Rouff s Journey to the Inverted World 1920 is both a rare contemporary exercise in utopianism, as well as a ground breaking work of science fiction depicting 2000 years of futuristic history.

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    • Steve Joyce says:

      The Utopian society discovered by Air Force Capt L'Herbaudiere is an intriguing one. My only fault with the tale (it's a relatively minor one) is that the protagonist at times enters into a Socratic Dialogue with the "Invertites" (my word), defends society in the outside world & thus helps make the author's points and counter-points. Yet there is something about his character that makes you think he really never - at any point - could believe what he states. [what happens ultimately, well, w [...]

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