By L. Ron Hubbard
A enormous paintings -- acclaimed as agenuine masterpiece -- L. Ron Hubbard's 1.2-million-word-ten-volume project EARTH dekalogy brilliantly blends technology fiction and action/adventure on an enormous interstellar scale with stinging satire -- within the literary culture of Voltaire, fast and Orwell -- at the world's foibles and fancies.
A real publishing phenomenon -- precedent-setting whilst every one quantity, in flip, turned a brand new York instances after which a global bestseller -- venture EARTH has already offered greater than 5 million copies and maintains to seem on bestseller lists in contries throghout the world.
Winner of France's Cosmos 2000 Award and the Nova technology Fiction Award in Italy, and nominated for a Hugo Award, challenge EARTH is an epic narrative of a mystery invasion of Earth as seen-and vividly stated -- via the extraterrestrial beings who, unrecognized, already stay and paintings between us. it's a novel crowded with sharply memorable characters and with locations and occasions cloaked in beauty, risk and secret: Palace urban, pleasure urban, the forbidden criminal castle of Spiteos, the violent fall of the Voltar Confederation.
The Voltar Confederation has a long-range plan to take advantage of Earth as a strategic staging zone in its carrying on with conquest of the galaxy. notwithstanding, with the invention that Earth is being destroyed by way of toxins, medicines and different menaces, strive against Engineer Jettero Heller is distributed on a top-secret venture to avoid wasting the planet from self-destruction. Unknown to Heller, one other Voltarian faction (the Coordinated details equipment) has secretly been utilizing Earth as a offer base for medicinal drugs. It dispatches its personal counter venture to thwart Heller's plans.
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Was his dossier still there or was it gone, too, like his birth certificate? And if it wasn’t there, what would the polnat bureaucrats think it meant? A clerical error. Somebody misfiled the microfilm packet that made up the dossier. It’ll turn up. Someday, when it doesn’t matter, when I’ve spent ten years of my life in a quarry on Luna using a manual pickax. If the dossier isn’t there, he mused, they’ll assume I’m an escaped student, because it’s only students who don’t have pol-nat dossiers, and even some of them, the important ones, the leaders—they’re in there, too.
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