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The book has a strong feeling of verisimilitude because so much of it is based on Heinlein's real-life experiences.
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Nineteenth-century virtues, however, seem somehow to have gone out of fashion and the Bright book has never been particularly popular.
Since the great flood of these dystopias has appeared only in the last twelve years, it seems fairly reasonable to assume that the chief impetus was the 1949 publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four, an assumption which is supported by the frequent echoes of such details as Room 101, along with education by conditioning from Brave New World, a book to which science-fiction writers may well have returned with new interest after reading the more powerful Orwell dystopia.
This magnificent but greatly underestimated book, which bodies forth the very form and pressure of its time as no other comparable creation, has suffered severely from having been written about an historical event -- the Spanish Civil War -- that is still capable of fanning the smoldering fires of old political feuds.
Even so apparently impartial a critic as W. H. Frohock has taken for granted that the book was originally intended as a piece of Loyalist propaganda ; ;
and has then gone on to argue, with unimpeachable consistency, that all the obviously non-propagandistic aspects of the book are simply inadvertent `` contradictions ''.
Patchen does read some of his earlier works to music, but he has written an entire book of short poems which seem to be especially suited for reading with jazz.
Since this book is concerned only incidentally with railroad rates, it will not attempt to analyze the methods by which the staff of the Interstate Commerce Commission has estimated out-of-pocket costs and apportioned residue costs.
In one now-historic first interview, for example, the transcript ( reproduced from the book, The First Five Minutes ) goes like this: The therapist's level tone is bland and neutral -- he has, for example, avoided stressing `` you '', which would imply disapproval ; ;
Sir Julian Huxley in his book Uniqueness Of Man makes the novel point that just as man is unique in being the only animal which requires a long period of infancy and childhood under family protection, so is he the only animal who has a long period after the decline of his procreativity.
The following discussion of this subject has been adapted from the book Causes Of Catastrophe by L. Don Leet.
I have often searched for a graphic way of impressing our superiority on those Americans who have doubts, and I think Mr. Jameson Campaigne has done it well in his new book American Might And Soviet Myth.
In this carefree sentence he summed up the essence of the prevailin' custom of buyin' by book count, and created a sayin' which has survived through the years.
Publisher Richardson has updated the Blue Book `` but it still remains the compact reference book used by so many for those ever-changing telephone numbers, addresses, other residences, club affiliations and marriages ''.
In some parts of the country, however, a co-operative movement has begun to grow, under the wing of state governments, whereby, with the financial help of the state, libraries share their book resources on a county-wide or regional basis.
The outcome of such an experiment has been in due time the acceptance of the Bible as the Word of God inspired in a sense utterly different from any merely human book, and with it the acceptance of our Lord Jesus Christ as the only begotten Son of God, Son of Man by the Virgin Mary, the Saviour of the world.
If the church has followed the plan of cultivation of prospects and carried through a program of membership preparation as outlined earlier in this book, the process of assimilation and growth will be well under way.
Of another colleague, George Santayana, he could write: `` The great event in my life recently has been the reading of Santayana's book.
This is not only a compliment to Mijbil, of whom there are a fine series of photographs and drawings in the book, but to the author who has catalogued the saga of a frightened otter cub's journey by plane from Iraq to London, then by train ( where he lay curled in the wash basin playing with the water tap ) to Camusfearna, with affectionate detail.
This slim book, while giving the reader only a fleeting glimpse of the scientific mind confronting the universe, has the appeal that informed conversation always has.
One looked forward to Mr. Remarque's ninth book if only because not even a reasonably good novel has yet been written grounded on automobile racing, as dramatic a sport as mankind has devised.
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Records from the early 19th century survive to this day describing the distinct dialect that had surfaced in the colonies since first settlement in 1788, with Peter Miller Cunningham's 1827 book Two Years in New South Wales, describing the distinctive accent and vocabulary of the native born colonists, different from that of their parents and with a strong London influence.
However sales of Jane Eyre continued to be strong, and may have increased as a result of the novel developing a reputation as an ' improper ' book.
He felt the connection between his screenwriting style and Burroughs ' prose style was so strong, that he jokingly remarked that should Burroughs pass on, " I'll just write his next book.
But foreign policy scholars such as Eric Nordlinger in his book Isolationism Reconfigured have argued that " A vision of Finlandization in America's absence runs up squarely against the European states ' long-standing Communist antipathies and wariness of Moscow's peaceful wiles, valued national traditions and strong democratic institutions, as well as their size and wherewithal.
Published in late 1939, biographer Philip Heselton noted that the book was " a very competent first work of fiction ", with strong allusions to the build-up which proceeded World War II.
At the time, however, Rousseau's strong endorsement of religious toleration, as expounded by the Savoyard vicar in Émile, was interpreted as advocating indifferentism, a heresy, and led to the condemnation of the book in both Calvinist Geneva and Catholic Paris.
In 2004 polar explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes published a biography which was a strong defence of Scott and an equally forthright rebuttal of Huntford ; the book is dedicated " To the Families of the Defamed Dead ".
The mountain on which the space elevator is built is called Sri Kanda in the book, and bears a strong resemblance to the real mountain Sri Pada.
) Their book has yet to elicit much of a reaction from philosophers of mathematics, although the book can be read as making strong claims about how that philosophy should proceed.
In 1692, Quesnel published a book which he had been working on since 1668, Réflexions morales sur le Nouveau Testament ( Moral Reflections on the New Testament ), a devotional guide to the New Testament which laid out the Jansenist position in strong terms.
At about this time, Waldo began to preach and teach publicly, based on his ideas of simplicity and poverty, notably that " No man can serve two masters, God and mammon " accompanied by strong condemnations of Papal excesses and Catholic dogmas, including purgatory and transubstantiation, while accusing them of being the harlot from the book of Revelation.
A reviewer of Lord's book stated that Lord's photographic evidence showing a strong physical resemblance between Niven and Comyn-Platt " would appear to confirm these theories, though photographs can often be misleading.
In the Ray Bradbury book Fahrenheit 451, some of the character Beatty's last words are " There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats, for I am armed so strong in honesty that they pass me as an idle wind, which I respect not!
Some commentators were alarmed about the strong controversy over Richler's book, saying that it suggested the persistence of antisemitism among sections of the Quebec population.
* In the fantasy book series Fablehaven, Adamant is a very strong and light weight metal that has been magically enchanted.
Conversely, if initial feedback is not strong, the print-run of the book may be reduced, the marketing budget cut or, in some cases, the book is dropped from publication altogether.
Studios ' Darkwing Duck comic book series begins a four-part story arc deemed " Crisis on Infinite Darkwings ", apparently taking strong inspiration from this series.
The film is considered faithful to the book in spite of the latter's non-traditional narrative and was rated R for strong thematic elements involving teens.
The book became a success, but Céline was not awarded the Prix Goncourt, despite strong support ; the award went to Guy Mazeline's novel Les Loups ( The Wolves ).
It has a strong and vibrant local history which includes Saxon burial mounds and an Iron Age field system on Farthing Downs, an ancient church recorded in the Domesday book, Marlpit ( a former industrial chalk quarry ) and the former Cane Hill Mental Hospital ( a site currently under development ).
William Carlos Williams was another who had a strong impact on the Beat poets, encouraging poets like Lew Welch and writing an introduction for the book publication of Ginsberg's Howl ( 1955 ).