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The Dome in the Forest (The Pelbar Cycle #3)

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More than one thousand years in the future, the conservative borders of Pelbar society continue to crumble as the people of Pelbar conduct trade, form friendships, and intermarry with members of the tribes now settled peacefully around the citadel of Northwall. Not all agree with the changes, however, and long instead for the old times of conflict and rigid order. Igniting ...more
Paperback, 215 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Bison Books
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This whole incredible Series. Amazing. Deep Flowing Poetic Philosophical. Good! all seven books.
Avel Rudenko
Oct 31, 2011 Avel Rudenko rated it it was amazing
One of those gems you rarely come across, and cherish every moment with a greed to read more and find out what's next. A hidden gem I was always surprised to find out of print, I happened to pick up a copy at the used books store. The futuristic stories tell of a postapocalyptic United States that has been reduced to warring tribes and small city-states. Even the Oceans weren't called by their original names, instead the Atlantic Ocean was the "Eastern Ocean". excerpt: "More than one thousand ye ...more
Jul 17, 2015 Steven rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One has to wonder how life might reshape itself after a nuclear holocaust. Survival might vary from region to region. This book gives a glimpse into those possibilities. It has been eleven centuries since The Time of Fire. Civilization was creeping back to what had been the Mississippi valley. Yes, things were changing as the male dominated plain nomads began to settle peacefully around the citadel of Northwall. But not everyone was pleased with this new truce. No. The conservatives wanted to re ...more
Michelle Beese
Jul 07, 2009 Michelle Beese rated it it was amazing
Each Pelbar Cycle book is fun to read.
Jul 28, 2008 Charles rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Book 3 in the Pelbar cycle.
May 15, 2015 Doug rated it it was amazing
This my third or fourth time through this series. Incredible reads and I am always discovering something that i hadn't caught before. Amazing this is such an unknown series.
Jun 06, 2015 John rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi
1985 grade A-
2003 grade B+

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Paul Osborne Williams was an American science fiction writer and haiku poet. Williams was professor emeritus of English at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois.

His most notable science fiction works are a series of novels, the Pelbar Cycle, set in North America about a thousand years after a "time of fire", in which the world was nearly totally depopulated. The novels track a gradual reconnection
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Other Books in the Series

The Pelbar Cycle (7 books)
  • The Breaking of Northwall (The Pelbar Cycle, #1)
  • The Ends of the Circle (The Pelbar Cycle, #2)
  • The Fall of the Shell (The Pelbar Cycle, #4)
  • The Ambush of Shadows (The Pelbar Cycle, #5)
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