The Universe Maker
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Later he receives a letter purportedly from the dead woman, arranging a meeting. When he turns up he is abducted and wakes up in a room divided by a glass partition on the other side of which is a woman resembling the dead woman.
Cargill has been transported to the future ...more
Starts out nicely. The year is 1953 and Morton Cargill, a lieutenant on leave serving in the Korean war had apparently had several too many a drink with a woman (Marie Chanette) in a bar. There is talk about him driving her home in her Chevrolet coupe or ...more
Un giovane ufficiale in licenza prima di ripartire per il fronte vuol passare una serata in compagnia di una bella ragazza. Desiderio umanissimo. Così, quando una elegante sconosciuta, che dice di chiamarsi Marie Chanette, gli chiede di accompagnarla a casa, il tenente Morton Cargill non si fa troppo pregare. Ma il giovane ha bevuto eccessivamente, di conseguenza la macchina che la donna ha affidato alla sua guida va a schiantarsi contro un albero. Il giorno dopo Cargill si tormenta per ricordar...more
He later wakes up in the 24th century, ready to have the girls ancestor watch him be killed to fix her historical psychology. He escapes, and finds what is a pretty interesting world... sadly, even though most of the book and all the action take ...more
This is how this book was written: Mr. Van Vogt sat down and pounded his fists on his typewriter for several hours. He looked at the resulting collection of words the next day, decided it wasn' ...more
van Vogt was born to Russian Mennonite family. Until he was four years old, van Vogt and his family spoke only a dialect of Low German in the home.
He began his writing career with 'true story' ro ...more