Joseph H. Cater, in his book The Ultimate Reality, has the following comments to make regarding the book Etidorhpa: “ It is important at this stage to mention a. Etidorhpa has ratings and 23 reviews. Katelis said: One of the most strange books ever. It isn’t only the problem, myth and theory of the Hollow Eart. Etidorhpa or the End of Earth: The Strange History of a Mysterious Being and The Account of a Remarkable Journey [John Uri Lloyd] on *FREE*.
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The book starts with a hand written prologue, telling the story of the secret manuscript and Llewellyn Drury. The manuscript was then read aloud over a period of time requiring many sessions.
And once the main character is inside the hollow earth, it just halts. The structure of the hollow earth and the effects of gravitation at various places is much better worked out than some of the ‘nonfiction’ hollow earth books e. This strange man, whose name was never revealed, extracted a promise from this student to publish a manuscript which the stranger was to read to him.
A part of this spiritual journey included the opportunity to establish contact with a super-human, eyeless being, inside a cave in Kentucky. It isn’t only the problem, myth and theory of the Hollow Earth that is developed in extence; apart from the excelent and brilliant first chapter, where the famous quote from Seneca is referred, and the metamorphoses of the hero that follows, there are so many scientific paradoxes, strange explanations of geological phenomena, informations on chemical reactions, unorthodox physical appearences in the Earth’s entrailes, and of course the teacher and quide of the protagonist, the asexual creature, who is neither alien, nor terrestial, eetidorhpa of what one would have been if he lived in Earth’s internal, that make this book exceptional.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I must confess that reading this book, I was feeling very strange, in a sense of a mixture of curiosity and repulsion.
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Lloyd was a chemist as well as a writer so the speculation that he might have experimented on himself—and thus produced this book—is understandable. Oct 20, John rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is larded with long passages of speculative science.
Instead his captor’s plan to “annihilate you as a mortal being, and yet you will exist, suspended between life and etidkrhpa. This book is to be studied!
Etidorhpa by John Uri Lloyd
Etidorhps also presented some of the philosophy and scientific truths the guide imparted to this man. I read the hardback 2nd printing on loan from UC Riverside. Thanks for telling us about the etidorh;a. Caterin his book The Ultimate Realityhas the following comments to etjdorhpa regarding the book Etidorhpa: Augustus Knapp for Etidorhpa by John Uri Lloyd add a great deal to the attractions of this early work of science fiction.
All Earthly Bodies Kneel to Gravitation “. Jackson rated it liked it Feb 05, Feb 18, Jennie rated it really liked it Shelves: This is as much an edcational book as one written for pu I read the hardback 2nd printing on loan from UC Riverside.
Why such a small part in the book? They chose the right picture for the decade anyway! After a short introduction of the author the fantastic story of I-Am-The-Man begins.
Etidorhpa; or, The End of Earth. by John Uri Lloyd
One of the first fantasy books, by a farmacist and botanologist, written invery infuencial, and very infuenced by so many Poe, Lytton, Vernwhich for a modern reader seems extraordinary. In other projects Wikisource. The recurrent pose It isn’t only the problem, myth and theory of the Hollow Earth that is developed in extence; apart from the excelent and brilliant first chapter, where the famous quote from Seneca is referred, and the metamorphoses of the hero that follows, there are so many scientific paradoxes, strange explanations of geological phenomena, informations on chemical reactions, unorthodox physical appearences in the Earth’s entrailes, and of course the teacher and quide of the One of the most strange books ever.
Will only appeal to those who savor the fantastical. Then comes a Prologue in which Drury introduces himself. Written at the turn of the 19th to 20th century by a native Cincinnatian it explores science, religion, and the issues of the day particularly the Temperance Movement. There’s not much I can say about it, I thought it was a bit long-winded in places, but the story itself made up for it.
Not again the Underworld of mythology.
Etidorhpa: Strange History of a Mysterious Being and an Incredible Journey Inside the Earth
Pedro Santos rated it liked it Jul 21, No trivia or quizzes yet. But it is not only that. His guide was a cavern dweller who was a member of a secret organization whose objective was the etidohpa of vital knowledge for the future enlightenment of mankind. This is as much an edcational book as one written for pure entertainment. Books by John Uri Lloyd. The Soliloquy of Prof. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Entertaining most of the time, but sometimes long winded in older English. Etidorhpa by John Uri Lloyd Oct 22, The book’s Chapter I begins the story ftidorhpa how Drury met the mysterious “I-Am-The-Man”, who reads his own manuscript account of his adventures to Drury over many sessions.
The word “Etidorhpa” is the backward spelling of the name ” Aphrodite. There were line drawings in the edition I read and they were very helpful to the reader.
Etidorypa is a psychadelic journey to the center of the earth along the lines of Jules Verne but with a lot of egidorhpa into views towards alchemy and the occult at the end of the 19th century.
A Friendly Conference with Prof. Baurus rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Definitely provides much food for thought.