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The Lost Continent: The Story of Atlantis (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)

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The finest tale ever written of fabled Atlantis, The Lost Continent is a sweeping, fiery saga of the last days of the doomed land. Atlantis, at the height of its power and glory, is without equal. It has established far-flung colonies in Egypt and Central America, and its mighty navies patrol the seas. The priests of Atlantis channel the elemental powers of the universe, and a powerful monarch rules from a staggeringly beautiful city of pyramids and shining temples clustered around a sacred mountain.
 
Mighty Atlantis is also decaying and corrupt. Its people are growing soft and decadent, and many live in squalor. Rebellion is in the air, and prophecies of doom ring forth. Into this epic drama of the end of time stride two memorable characters: the warrior-priest Deucalion, stern, just, and loyal, and the Empress Phorenice, brilliant, ambitious, and passionate. The old and new Atlantis collide in a titanic showdown between Deucalion and Phorenice, a struggle that soon affects the destiny of an entire civilization.

About the Author

C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne (1866-1944) was a popular novelist, author of the "Captain Kettle" adventures. Harry Turtledove, a winner of the Hugo Award, is the author of such novels as How Few Remain and Guns of the South. Gary Hoppenstand is a professor of American thought and language at Michigan State University. He is the author of Clive Barker's Short Stories: Imagination as Metaphor in the Books of Blood and Other Works and the editor of Popular Fiction: An Anthology, which won the Popular Culture Association's National Book Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803273320
Introduction:
Turtledove, Harry
Afterword:
Hoppenstand, Gary
Introduction by:
Turtledove, Harry
Introduction:
Turtledove, Harry
Author:
Hyne, C. J. Cutcliffe
Author:
Turtledove, Harry
Author:
Hoppenstand, Gary
Author:
Hyne, Charles John Cutcliffe
Afterword by:
Hoppenstand, Gary
Afterword:
Hoppenstand, Gary
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Location:
Lincoln
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Atlantis
Subject:
Lost continents.
Subject:
Atlantis (Legendary place)
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bison Frontiers of Imagination
Series Volume:
no 401
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus
Pages:
259
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.65 lb

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