Seven Novels of the Last DaysVolume VI: The Stars Blindly Run

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The seventh novel in the heptology is still being written. But have you read other works by James David Audlin? Click here for an example!

About the author:
James David Audlin is an American author living in Panama, after previously living in France.

A retired pastor, college professor, and newspaper opinion page editor, he is best known as the author of "The Circle of Life".

He has written about a dozen novels, several full-length plays, several books of stories, a book of essays, a book of poetry, and a book about his adventures in Panama.

Fluent in several languages, he has translated his novel "Rats Live on no Evil Star" into French ("Palindrome") and Spanish ("PalĂ­ndromo").

He also is a professional musician who composes, sings, and plays several instruments, though not usually at the same time.

He is married to a Panamanian lady who doesn't read English and so is blissfully ignorant about his weirdly strange books. However his adult daughter and son, who live in Vermont, USA, are aware, and are wary, when a new book comes out.

Seven Novels of the Last DaysVolume VI: The Stars Blindly Run
 

Authored by James David Audlin

The Sun is sputtering and guttering with only a pallid reddish light. Dark night has nearly completed its victory over day. What few human beings are left cower in a last village awaiting the eventual death of the world.

Two Hunters struggle for supremacy over a female of a nonhuman race.

A noah builds a sailing ship to escape to the stars in an attempt to evade the end of the Universe.

And then a miracle; no one remembers the last time a child has been born, but here is one, a girl. She is beautiful, but strange, given to dancing weird rituals beneath the Moon and painting self-portraits in the nude. One of the two Hunters, Adam Winter, dares to confront her with his love, with disastrous consequences.

The other Hunter, Ikaros, consumed with rage, teams up with a noah to build an Ark -- and it sails into space seeking a new world where humanity might yet live. But there is no miracle for Ikaros; again and again they come back to the same tired world and its darkening Sun.


Publication Date:
Feb 09 2012
ISBN/EAN13:
1470045028 / 9781470045029
Page Count:
160
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Literary




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