By L. Ron Hubbard
A huge paintings -- acclaimed as agenuine masterpiece -- L. Ron Hubbard's 1.2-million-word-ten-volume undertaking EARTH dekalogy brilliantly blends technological know-how fiction and action/adventure on an unlimited interstellar scale with stinging satire -- within the literary culture of Voltaire, speedy and Orwell -- at the world's foibles and fancies.
A actual publishing phenomenon -- precedent-setting whilst each one quantity, in flip, grew to become a brand new York instances after which a global bestseller -- venture EARTH has already offered greater than 5 million copies and maintains to seem on bestseller lists in contries throghout the world.
Winner of France's Cosmos 2000 Award and the Nova technology Fiction Award in Italy, and nominated for a Hugo Award, undertaking EARTH is an epic narrative of a mystery invasion of Earth as seen-and vividly acknowledged -- through the extraterrestrial beings who, unrecognized, already stay and paintings between us. it's a novel crowded with sharply memorable characters and with locations and occasions cloaked in elegance, risk and secret: Palace urban, pleasure urban, the forbidden legal citadel of Spiteos, the violent fall of the Voltar Confederation.
The Voltar Confederation has a long-range plan to take advantage of Earth as a strategic staging quarter in its carrying on with conquest of the galaxy. in spite of the fact that, with the invention that Earth is being destroyed via pollutants, medicines and different menaces, strive against Engineer Jettero Heller is shipped on a top-secret venture to avoid wasting the planet from self-destruction. Unknown to Heller, one other Voltarian faction (the Coordinated info equipment) has secretly been utilizing Earth as a provide base for medicines. It dispatches its personal counter challenge to thwart Heller's plans.
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An Alien Affair (Mission Earth, Book 4) by L. Ron Hubbard