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A minor apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic classic starring the eccentric Professor Challanger from "The Lost World". Earth passes through a belt of poisonous "ether", and mankind may not survive. As the poison enters the atmosphere, terror and madness sweeps the globe...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 50% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   post environmental/nuclear disaster, fighting MadMax gangs Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   40's-50's Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Earth setting:    -   19th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death

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