Downward to the earth
    (2011)

    Fiction

    eAudiobook

    Provider: hoopla

Details

PUBLISHED
[United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2011
EDITION
Unabridged
DESCRIPTION
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 11 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN
9781455109609 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) MWT10024827, 1455109606 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) 10024827
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Read by Bronson Pinchot

A lone man must make a journey across a once-colonized alien planet abandoned by mankind when it was discovered that the species there were actually sentient. Gundersen returns to Holman's World seeking atonement for his harsh years as colonial governor. But now this lush, exotic planet of mystery is called by its ancient name of Belzagor, and it belongs once again to its native alien races, the nildoror and the sulidoror. Drawn by its spell, Gundersen begins a harrowing pilgrimage to its mist-shrouded north to witness a strange ritual rebirth that will alter him forever. This is one of Silverberg's most intense novels and draws heavily on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. It puts listeners at the heart of the experience and forces them to ask what they would do in the same circumstances

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