V: THE SECOND GENERATION.

Johnson, Kenneth.

ISBN 10: 0765319063 / ISBN 13: 9780765319067
Published by New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.), 2008
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SIGNED first edition - First printing, the trade paperback issue. "A new novel based on the sequel miniseries currently being [shown on television] - the tension between The Visitors and Earth's human inhabitants has reached a boiling point. The reptilian Visitors, who cleverly portray themselves as Earth's protectors, are anything but." INSCRIBED by the author on the title page "To --- All my best wishes" and dated in the year of publication. 445 pp. Fine (a new copy.). Bookseller Inventory # 55641

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Title: V: THE SECOND GENERATION.

Publisher: New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2008.)

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.\n\nMillions thrilled to Kenneth Johnson's hugely popular mini-series "V," an action filled drama of alien invasion, a TV event that was also a number one bestselling novel. Now, in a new novel based on the sequel miniseries currently being developed for TV, the tension between The Visitors and Earth's human inhabitants has reached a boiling point.\n\nThe reptilian Visitors, who cleverly portray themselves as Earth's protectors, are anything but. Our oceans are being drained in order to fuel the aliens' motherships, and our scientists are treated like wanted criminals. And they have pods of preserved humans destined for even more sinister purposes.\n\nBut hope is not lost. A small, yet resourceful Resistance risks everything to undermine the Visitors' stranglehold on Earth's people. Despite their heroic efforts, without more help they will be crushed by the Visitors and their human militia. Just when Earth's doom seems inevitable, agents of an alien civilization from another planet arrive in answer to humanity's desperate call for help. But can these other aliens be trusted? Or might we defeat one alien overlord, only to be delivered into the hands of another, equally as oppressive? \n\nTime is running out for the Resistance, for when the Visitors' Leader arrives, the aliens will complete their mission on Earth, with devastating consequences for all life on the planet.

Review:

Praise for the miniseries "V"
"A space age version of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." - Kenneth Clark, UPI
" ... The best kind of science fiction: the kind that makes you think about the meaning of life on Earth. 'V' is a morality tale, a story of how people react in the face of overwhelming tyranny. It's prime-grade television." - Nick Coleman, Minneapolis Star & Tribune
" 'V' harbors a great deal of relevant social commentary on our misuse of water, our dependence on mass-communication, our commercialization of daily life ... Perhaps comparing it to Orwell may be reaching a bit, but it certainly is superior commercial television fare." - Christian Science Monitor
" ... Best miniseries in more than a year.& nbsp; Kenneth Johnson ... knows how to make magic ... " - Lee Winfrey, Philadelphia Inquirer
'V' makes a mesmerizing nightmare." - Tom Shales, Washington Post
" 'V' - Victorious as sci-fi miniseries ... Dazzling ... An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. 'V' is a thought provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." - Kay Gardella, New York Daily News
"Right at the top we know that 'V' isn't just another fling at science fiction - it is nothing less than a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. Fortelevision this is probably a first. It is by politics and ideology that you will know 'V'." - John Corry, New York Times
" ... Kenneth Johnson and his very good cast and technicians succeed in giving us an imaginative first-class thriller of substance and social significance." - Judith Crist, TV Guide
" ... Absolutely stunning ... a riveting tale that is utterly convincing and compelling." - Newark Star-Ledger
"It has epic heroes in Marc Singer as a rebelling TV cameraman and Faye Grant as the leader of the Los Angeles underground ... It has swell heavies in Andrew Prine and Jane Badler ... And it is thoughtful enough to involve viewers on more than one level." - Howard Rosenberg, Los Angeles Times

" ... Highly impressive, an enormously engrossing experience. An unusually ambitious and compelling TV venture." - Los Angeles Herald Examiner
" 'V' is a brilliant piece of television ... " - St. Louis Post Dispatch

Praise for the miniseries "V"
"A space age version of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." -Kenneth Clark, UPI
" The best kind of science fiction: the kind that makes you think about the meaning of life on Earth. 'V' is a morality tale, a story of how people react in the face of overwhelming tyranny. It's prime-grade television." -Nick Coleman, "Minneapolis Star & Tribune
"
" 'V' harbors a great deal of relevant social commentary on our misuse of water, our dependence on mass-communication, our commercialization of daily life Perhaps comparing it to Orwell may be reaching a bit, but it certainly is superior commercial television fare." - "Christian Science Monitor
"
" Best miniseries in more than a year. Kenneth Johnson knows how to make magic " -Lee Winfrey, "Philadelphia Inquirer"
'V' makes a mesmerizing nightmare." -Tom Shales, "Washington Post
"
" 'V' -Victorious as sci-fi miniseries Dazzling An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. 'V' is a thought provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." -Kay Gardella, "New York Daily News"
"Right at the top we know that 'V' isn't just another fling at science fiction - it is nothing less than a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. For television this is probably a first. It is by politics and ideology that you will know 'V'." -John Corry, "New York Times
"
" Kenneth Johnson and his very good cast and technicians succeed in giving us an imaginative first-class thriller of substance and social significance." -Judith Crist, "TV Guide"
" Absolutely stunning a riveting tale that is utterly convincing and compelling." - "Newark Star-Ledger"
"It has epic heroes in Marc Singer as a rebelling TV cameraman and Faye Grant as the leader of the Los Angeles underground It has swell heavies in Andrew Prine and Jane Badler And it is thoughtful enough to involve viewers on moreD

"A space age version of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." -Kenneth Clark, UPI
..".The best kind of science fiction: the kind that makes you think about the meaning of life on Earth. 'V' is a morality tale, a story of how people react in the face of overwhelming tyranny. It's prime-grade television." -Nick Coleman, "Minneapolis Star & Tribune
"
" 'V' harbors a great deal of relevant social commentary on our misuse of water, our dependence on mass-communication, our commercialization of daily life...Perhaps comparing it to Orwell may be reaching a bit, but it certainly is superior commercial television fare." - "Christian Science Monitor
"
..".Best miniseries in more than a year. Kenneth Johnson...knows how to make magic..." -Lee Winfrey, "Philadelphia Inquirer"
'V' makes a mesmerizing nightmare." -Tom Shales, "Washington Post
"
" 'V' -Victorious as sci-fi miniseries...Dazzling...An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. 'V' is a thought provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." -Kay Gardella, "New York Daily News"
"Right at the top we know that 'V' isn't just another fling at science fiction - it is nothing less than a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. For television this is probably a first. It is by politics and ideology that you will know 'V'." -John Corry, "New York Times
"
..".Kenneth Johnson and his very good cast and technicians succeed in giving us an imaginative first-class thriller of substance and social significance." -Judith Crist, "TV Guide"
..".Absolutely stunning...a riveting tale that is utterly convincing and compelling." - "Newark Star-Ledger"
"It has epic heroes in Marc Singer as a rebelling TV cameraman and Faye Grant as the leader of the Los Angeles underground...It has swell heavies in Andrew Prine and Jane Badler...And it is thoughtful enough to involve viewers on more than one level." -Howard Rosenberg, "Los Angeles Times
"
..".Highly impressive, an enormously engrossing experience. An unusually ambitious and compelling TV venture." - "Los Angeles Herald Examiner
"
" 'V' is a brilliant piece of television..." -" St. Louis Post Dispatch"

A space age version of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." "Kenneth Clark, UPI"

The best kind of science fiction: the kind that makes you think about the meaning of life on Earth. 'V' is a morality tale, a story of how people react in the face of overwhelming tyranny. It's prime-grade television. "Nick Coleman, Minneapolis Star & Tribune"

'V' harbors a great deal of relevant social commentary on our misuse of water, our dependence on mass-communication, our commercialization of daily life Perhaps comparing it to Orwell may be reaching a bit, but it certainly is superior commercial television fare. "Christian Science Monitor"

Best miniseries in more than a year. Kenneth Johnson knows how to make magic "Lee Winfrey, Philadelphia Inquirer"

'V' makes a mesmerizing nightmare. "Tom Shales, Washington Post"

'V' Victorious as sci-fi miniseries Dazzling An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. 'V' is a thought provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged. "Kay Gardella, New York Daily News"

Right at the top we know that 'V' isn't just another fling at science fiction it is nothing less than a retelling of history the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. For television this is probably a first. It is by politics and ideology that you will know 'V'. "John Corry, New York Times"

Kenneth Johnson and his very good cast and technicians succeed in giving us an imaginative first-class thriller of substance and social significance. "Judith Crist, TV Guide"

Absolutely stunning a riveting tale that is utterly convincing and compelling. "Newark Star-Ledger"

It has epic heroes in Marc Singer as a rebelling TV cameraman and Faye Grant as the leader of the Los Angeles underground It has swell heavies in Andrew Prine and Jane Badler And it is thoughtful enough to involve viewers on more than one level. "Howard Rosenberg, Los Angeles Times"

Highly impressive, an enormously engrossing experience. An unusually ambitious and compelling TV venture. "Los Angeles Herald Examiner"

'V' is a brilliant piece of television "St. Louis Post Dispatch""

"A space age version of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." --Kenneth Clark, UPI

..".The best kind of science fiction: the kind that makes you think about the meaning of life on Earth. 'V' is a morality tale, a story of how people react in the face of overwhelming tyranny. It's prime-grade television." --Nick Coleman, Minneapolis Star & Tribune

"'V' harbors a great deal of relevant social commentary on our misuse of water, our dependence on mass-communication, our commercialization of daily life...Perhaps comparing it to Orwell may be reaching a bit, but it certainly is superior commercial television fare." --Christian Science Monitor

..".Best miniseries in more than a year. Kenneth Johnson...knows how to make magic..." --Lee Winfrey, Philadelphia Inquirer

"'V' makes a mesmerizing nightmare." --Tom Shales, Washington Post

"'V' -Victorious as sci-fi miniseries...Dazzling...An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. 'V' is a thought provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." --Kay Gardella, New York Daily News

"Right at the top we know that 'V' isn't just another fling at science fiction - it is nothing less than a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. For television this is probably a first. It is by politics and ideology that you will know 'V'." --John Corry, New York Times

..".Kenneth Johnson and his very good cast and technicians succeed in giving us an imaginative first-class thriller of substance and social significance." --Judith Crist, TV Guide

..".Absolutely stunning...a riveting tale that is utterly convincing and compelling." --Newark Star-Ledger

"It has epic heroes in Marc Singer as a rebelling TV cameraman and Faye Grant as the leader of the Los Angeles underground...It has swell heavies in Andrew Prine and Jane Badler...And it is thoughtful enough to involve viewers on more than one level." --Howard Rosenberg, Los Angeles Times

..".Highly impressive, an enormously engrossing experience. An unusually ambitious and compelling TV venture." --Los Angeles Herald Examiner

"'V' is a brilliant piece of television..." --St. Louis Post Dispatch

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