Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Hollow Earth [Paperback]

By Rudy Rucker (Editor)
Our Price $ 11.17  
Retail Value $ 15.95  
You Save $ 4.79  (30%)  
Item Number 255940  
Buy New $11.17
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for The Hollow Earth by Rudy Rucker...

Fleeing his family's Virginia farm in the company of his father's slave and a companion dog, murder suspect Mason finds sanctuary in the home of his literary hero, Edgar Allan Poe, with whom he embarks on an expedition to the south pole. Original.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   234
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 9"
Weight:   0.64 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 25, 2006
Publisher   MonkeyBrain Books
ISBN  1932265201  
ISBN13  9781932265200  

Availability  0 units.

More About Rudy Rucker

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Rudy Rucker is Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at San Jose State University and the author of numerous books on mathematics and philosophy, including "Artificial Life Lab," "Mind Tools: The Five Levels of Mathematical Reality," and "The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of Higher Universes." Among his works of science fiction are "White Light, Software," and "Space-Time Donuts."

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical
4Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy > Historical
5Books > Subjects > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Science Fiction > General

Reviews - What do customers think about The Hollow Earth?

Huck Finn goes to the center of the earth... duh!  Jul 18, 2008
Interesting in some spots but a bit drawn out. Some of the 'science' explanations are a bit tortured to fit into a pseudo-19th century phraseology... without being the least bit edifying. Structurally the book needs some help... with only a wisp of motivation the characters are swept along by events that don't really drive them plausibly to the actions they take. A few parts are captivatingly told but in the end this reading was a waste of time. Read some Mark Twain instead... or even some Jules Verne.
Poe Fans Will Love It!  Jan 4, 2008
If you've read some Poe, especially "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym," you'll enjoy this pastiche. It's especially fun if you're familiar with Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness," another book that makes homage to Poe's "Arthur Gordon Pym." Rucker never disappoints-- he's crazy in a *good* way.
The Great American SF Novel  Dec 11, 2007
Poe, Lovecraftian critters, wild adventures from the American South to the Hollow Earth--it's all here. One of Rudy Rucker's best novels, back in print.
Fantastic Voyage of Discovery, and Orgies!  Apr 4, 2007
In this enlightening book about the Hollow Earth theory, still considered a possibility by some people today, 15-year-old Mason Reynolds (the son of a slave-raping wiskey brewer in in early 1800's) and his slave Otha find themselves embarking on an amazing journey deep beneath the Earth's crust, after buying a prostitute, accidently murdering a boy, and fornicating with Edgar Allen Poe's 14-year-old wife. together with his friends, Mason survives a 6-month voyage around the Atlantic, a sexual encounter with a South American woman, a ship-sinking sea-monster, and finally a freezing skyborne trip to the south pole in a hot-air balloon. Then when all looks bleak and Mason gets to the edge of a freezing death at the south pole, he suddenly finds himself and his companions, rapidly penetrating the lower cavity of and into the hollow Earth! A cavity, which of course is more-than-once likened to parts of the female anatomy. Inside, our heroes discover an amazing world of frightening creatures, bizarre physics, and of course lots of very horney humans, all of which readily expand Mason's horizons in more ways than one... if you know what I mean. I highly recomend this book for anybody with an open mind and open legs. If you want to give your children a good example of a different theory of the shape of the earth, as well as a few new ideas about the use of their bodies in ways the law may not yet allow, this is the book for them!

Write your own review about The Hollow Earth

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding The Hollow Earth

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy