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The Serpent River

By: Don Wilcox
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Serpent River" is a gripping science fiction short story penned by the renowned author Don Wilcox. The narrative takes place in a dystopian future in which humanity faces grave consequences of environmental degradation and technological excess. The namesake river, once a lifeline for a flourishing civilisation, has come to represent decay and pollution. In the midst of this misery, the narrative follows a lone protagonist on a dangerous trek to discover the real reason behind the Serpent River's change. Viewers are taken into a thought-provoking investigation of humanity's arrogance and its impact on the environment while they journey a landscape ravaged by ecological devastation. Don Wilcox expertly combines concepts of environmentalism, post-apocalyptic world-building, and a fascinating protagonist's search for answers. Wilcox drives readers to think about the implications of unbridled advancement in technology and the eternal tenacity of the human spirit in the face of adversity through his colorful prose and emotive storytelling. "The Serpent River" illustrates Don Wilcox's capacity to create speculative fiction that not only entertains but also connects with critical societal and environmental problems, making it a timeless and thought-provoking addition to the science fiction genre.

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Don Wilcox

Don Wilcox, an enigmatic twentieth-century wordsmith, made an everlasting influence on the field of speculative fiction. Wilcox, who was born in Canada in 1905, began a writing career that would lead to him becoming a prolific and significant personality in the worlds of science fiction and fantasy. Their writing helps individuals connect with and understand one another. His writing captured the essence of a quickly changing world, distinguished by inventive leaps and thought-provoking ideas. Wilcox's writings frequently ventured into unexplored territory of science and the human psyche, challenging conventional storytelling. His ability to combine vivid imagery with in-depth philosophical insights won him a strong following among readers looking for intellectually intriguing stories. Wilcox wrote a plethora of short tales and books during his lifetime, each demonstrating his unlimited creativity. His contributions to pulp periodicals of the day, such as "Amazing Stories" and "Weird Tales," demonstrated his ability in producing stories ranging from dystopian futures to fantasy universes. Don Wilcox's literary legacy continues as a monument to the continuing force of speculative fiction, despite the fact that his name is not as well known today as some of his contemporaries.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 46Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359324604
  • ISBN-13:9789359324609
  • Item Weight: 69g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 3.06mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General