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The survivors live deep underground, as far from the Original World as possible. It's true that some of the hot springs that sustain life are failing, and they are plagued by the huge and vicious soubats, and subject to sudden raids from other tribes. But they are safe from the Twin Devils, Strontium and Cobalt, and protected from the ultimate evil, Radiation. Then something strange and frightening starts to happen: terrible monsters, who bring with them a screaming silence, are seen and people are disappearing. One young man knows that to find out what's going on he must question the orthodoxies of his faith and defy the law. He must discover the nature of Darkness itself...
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Daniel F. Galouye (1920-1976) was born and died in New Orleans. He was a Naval test pilot during the Second World War and subsequently worked as a journalist. The delayed effect of war injuries forced him to retire in 1965. Dark Universe was his first novel and was shortlisted for the Hugo Award. His other novels include Counterfeit World, The Lost Perception and The Infinite Man. Ursula K. Le Guin has won many Nebula and Hugo Awards, as well as a National Book Award, a Pushcart Prize, the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Newbery Honor and the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.
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Book Description Gollancz, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0575071370