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The Fire People

By: Ray Cummings
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Fire People" is a technology fiction novel written by means of Ray Cummings. Set in a publish-apocalyptic world, the story revolves around the consequences of a cataclysmic occasion that has left Earth's floor uninhabitable. The remnants of humanity have retreated underground, dwelling in a complex network of subterranean tunnels and chambers. The narrative follows the protagonist, the scientist Dr. Richard Drake, as he stumbles upon an underground civilization of beings called the "Fire People." These mysterious beings are extraordinarily advanced and own superior generation, which includes the potential to control fireplace. Initially, Drake is taken captive by the Fire People, however he quickly becomes embroiled in their society and paperwork a complicated courting with a Fire People woman named Lalêinê. As Drake explores the sector of the Fire People, he discovers their unique lifestyle, their enigmatic records, and their struggles for survival. The novel delves into themes of affection, identity, and the clash of civilizations, as well as the moral dilemmas posed via the ability misuse of advanced technology. Ray Cummings crafts a compelling story that blends technological know-how fiction with elements of romance and journey, supplying readers a thought-scary exploration of a future Earth and the interesting interaction among disparate societies.

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Ray Cummings

American science fiction and comic book writer Ray Cummings (born Raymond King Cummings; August 30, 1887 – January 23, 1957) was born in the United States. From 1914 through 1919, he served as Thomas Edison's personal assistant and technical writer. The Girl in the Golden Atom, written by Sir Edwin W. Cummings and released in 1922, is regarded as one of his most important science fiction works. For The Girl in The Golden Atom, Cummings merged elements from The Diamond Lens by Fitz James O'Brien and The Time Machine by H. G. Wells. A collection of short tales that were released between 1919 and 1922 is his most well-known fictional work. The Girl in the Golden Atom by Ray Cummings first published in All-Story Magazine on March 15, 1919. Several of his stories were published in pulp magazines before being collected in books. It was a common misconception that Einstein or Feynman was the author of the adage "Time is what prevents everything from occurring at once." The Time Professor, one of his earlier works that was published in 1921, is cited as the instance where it was first used.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 186Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359329223
  • ISBN-13:9789359329222
  • Item Weight: 279g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.5mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General