Falling torch a science fiction novel by Algis Budrys

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Published by Unifont in Poughkeepsie, NY .

Written in English

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Statementby Algis Budrys.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.U348 F35 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6798078M
ISBN 101587760118
LC Control Number00101720

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Nevertheless, it was an entertaining 3/5. The Falling Torch is clearly trying to evoke the post-War environment of Budrys' Soviet homeland, Lithuania. However, the equation of Soviets with aliens which look like humans but can't breed with humans again is evidence of the painfully clunky nature of the work.

Brief Plot Summary (limited spoilers)/5(6). The Falling Torch is clearly trying to evoke the post-War environment of Budrys' Soviet homeland, Lithuania. However, the equation of Soviets with aliens which look like humans but can't breed with humans again is evidence of the painfully clunky nature of the work.

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How did the narrator detract from the book. The narrator read it like an annoying self-absorbed teenager. To be fair though, that is how it was written. What character would you cut from Falling Torch. The main one. Any additional comments.

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