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Awake in the Night Land

free read Awake in the Night Land ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Sts of four related novellas Awake in the Night The Cry of the Night Hound Silence of the Night and The Last of All Suns which collectively tell the haunting tale of the Last Redoubt of Man and the end of the h. This is a seuel by other hands being based in the setting of William Hope Hodgson s The Night Land However I can assure you that it stands aloneIt consists of four stories three set in the Last Redoubt and a fourth set at a mysterious location that only slowly unfolds The first three have their time given in a line up front which tells us also how many years they are before the extinction of mankindThat is part of the setting All take place after the sun and the moon were lost and the sky so clouded to give not even starlight The Last Redoubt is besieged by monsters There are the abhumans savages creatures once human Night Hounds with teeth like sharks the Watchers enormous glacially slow in motion maliciously bent on the Redoubt the hooded Silent Ones and ghastly and malicious nightmaresYet there are those who venture out into the Night LandsTales of valor and love against that dark backdrop They involve a prophecy fulfilled exactly a pair of brothers arguing about whether something will lead to disaster a man in a scene from two memories conflated a backstory like Orpheus with a twist a woman who is tempted at a dance to forget her brother and much

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free read Awake in the Night Land ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Uman race Widely considered to be the finest tribute to Hodgson ever written the first novella Awake in the Night was previously published in 2004 in The Year's Best Science Fiction Twenty First Annual Collecti. The conclusion is priceless

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free read Awake in the Night Land ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB AWAKE IN THE NIGHT LAND is an epic collection of four of John C Wright's brilliant forays into the dark fantasy world of William Hope Hodgson's 1912 novel The Night Land Part novel part anthology the book consi. The Night Land is a terrifying place of poisoned waters deranged abhumans and ghastly gigantic Things That Watch Against this encroaching oblivion the dwindling number of men must make their stand in The Last RedoubtWright has a gift for the written word that cannot be taught A writer either has it or he doesn t Wright has it and then some The stories are sometimes horrifying sometimes inspiring but the language itself is always engrossing Once you start reading it is difficult to stopMy personal favorite was the second tale Fantastic finish hereI found certain passages of the final story difficult to follow as different characters struggle to understand what is happening and some of the characters are uite technically and scientifically advanced That s not a problem per se but it is challenging to get through certain passages I also am still thinking about the ending which was unexpected but the fact I m still thinking about it means that the author was hitting the right notesThis was an excellent collection of novellas that defies genre or other categorization Part sci fi part fantasy part horror It really was a great reading experience