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Edgar Pangborn
Birth date: February 25, 1909
Died: February 01, 1976
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Farnaz rated it 7 years ago
The Martians is watching our planet closely, for a long time. There are two kinds of them. The Observers, who love humans and are trying to help in a time of ordeal, and the Abdicators, who hate and detest us with every fiber of their beings. One of the observers, name of Elmir is sent to earth to f...
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Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it 7 years ago
This is an interesting book. I liked it a lot, but at the same time, it didn't totally work for me. It's worth bearing in mind this book was first published in the 60's, and is actually a precursor to today's post-apocalyptic genre writing. Summary: Davy is a memoir set in a post-apocalyptic North...
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Dantastic Book Reviews rated it 9 years ago
While sailing a trackless sea aboard a ship called the Morning Star, a scoundrel named Davy writes a book detailing his life and times in a post-apocalyptic America.Things I liked about Davy:First and foremost, the writing style of Davy was what sucked me in and kept me interested. Pangborn employs...
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D3's Booklog rated it 9 years ago
3.5 - A post-apocalyptic pastoral with episodes of sublimity and a pervading air of gentle humanism that make the picaresque tale of Davy's growth from childhood to manhood a compelling one. Some of the moments are a bit too cute, but ultimately they don't take away from the power of the story overa...
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target acquired rated it 9 years ago
wonderful! a pastoral post-apocalyptic tale of growing up slowly. by now, this formula has been used so many times that it probably doesn't sound remotely fresh. but it was fresh to me when i first read it many years back, and re-reading my favorite parts of it again tonight, the magic is still ther...
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