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Alas, Babylon Alas, Babylon Those Fateful Words Heralded The End When A Nuclear Holocaust Ravages The United States, A Thousand Years Of Civilization Are Stripped Away Overnight, And Tens Of Millions Of People Are Killed Instantly But For One Small Town In Florida, Miraculously Spared, The Struggle Is Just Beginning, As Men And Women Of All Backgrounds Join Together To Confront The Darkness


About the Author: Pat Frank

Pat Frank was the lifelong nickname adopted by the American writer, newspaperman, and government consultant, who was born Harry Hart Frank and who is remembered today almost exclusively for his post apocalyptic novel Alas, Babylon Before the publication of his first novel Mr Adam launched his second career as novelist and independent writer, Frank spent many years as a journalist and



10 thoughts on “Alas, Babylon

  1. says:

    And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornicationand lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament forher, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying,Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city fo


  2. says:

    This book was published in 1959, and it feels like it every step of the way The plot is compelling enough, but the writing is incredibly wooden I actually laughed out loud at some of the passages, and not in a nice way The author drags us through 100 pages of rising action, which is anno


  3. says:

    4.5 to 5.0 stars I think the above pictures and quotes express a lot better than my words ever could what I would like to say in this review about the power and eloquence of Pat Frank s 1959 story about the folly and danger of Nuclear war I can not imagine a better novel about the immediate af


  4. says:

    another great survival book this one was surprising because it didnt feel dated at all, even though it was written in 1959 it makes me wish there were maybe 200 pages, particularly about rita, who is how i would want to be in the aftermath shotgun high heels stockpiles.i love the image, but the rea


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    Terrified at her torment, they will stand off and cry Woe Woe to you, great city, you mighty city of Babylon In one hour your doom has come The Book of Revelation 18 10 Y esterday was a past period in history, with laws and rules archaic as ancient Rome s Today the rules had changed, just as Roman law gav


  6. says:

    UPDATED below in honor of a GR reading groupA satisfying account of a community surviving a nuclear Holocaust in isolation from the rest of the world It was written in 1959, so it set a precedent for all the apocalypse literature that followed Instead of the perhaps plausible temporary survival of human soci


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    Review of Kindle editionPublication date June 4, 2013Publisher Harper PerennialLanguage EnglishASIN B00CD360ZQ.com Sales Rank 283371 pagesAs I write this, there are 1,436 reviews on About 70% five star and 20% four star Most of the one star reviews are complaints about lack of proof reading and typographical errors


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    Review May2013 Reading again with the Books, Movies, TV and Life group It s been 4 years since I last read this That s often than I probably should, but I ll see how it goes.Frank provides a very short introduction to the novel that is interesting He was a journalist had than a passing knowledge of our strategic thinking


  9. says:

    Published in 1959 the classic apocalyptic novel that stunned the world Late to the party I ve read very little classic Sci Fi, a wonderful introduction Bit of a slow build up but persevere, not until the bomb drops does it really get interesting Then it s all action played out by a diverse group of characters, plenty worthy of r


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    The blast and sound wave covered them, submerging all other sound and feeling Again the kitchenware and glasses and china danced A delicate vase of Viennese crystal crumpled into powder and shards on the mantle The glass protecting a meticulous and vivid still life, a water color by Lee Adams, shattered in its frame with a loud repo


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