Peter Bell the Third, accidentally named from the title of a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley, is called upon to renew his old friendship with Rowland Usher, who was deliberately named after the protagonist of a story by Edgar Allan Poe. In the new House of Usher that Rowland is growing in the Orinoco Delta, Usher explains the scientific work in genetics that he’s doing there to Peter, while they both mourn Rowland’s dead twin sister, Magdalen, who h...
By Brian Stableford
Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Borgo Press (September 10, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 11421502
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
This is an interesting book which starts very slowly in a level of confusion which most likely is designed to set intrigue, but fails. The idea presented through the passive diffusion of information throughout the book seems to presume an incongruent