By L. Ron Hubbard
A huge paintings -- acclaimed as agenuine masterpiece -- L. Ron Hubbard's 1.2-million-word-ten-volume challenge 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 real publishing phenomenon -- precedent-setting whilst every one quantity, in flip, turned a brand new York instances after which a global bestseller -- undertaking EARTH has already offered greater than 5 million copies and keeps 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, venture EARTH is an epic narrative of a mystery invasion of Earth as seen-and vividly stated -- by way of 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 criminal castle 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 region in its carrying on with conquest of the galaxy. although, with the invention that Earth is being destroyed through toxins, medicines and different menaces, strive against Engineer Jettero Heller is shipped on a top-secret challenge to avoid wasting the planet from self-destruction. Unknown to Heller, one other Voltarian faction (the Coordinated details gear) has secretly been utilizing Earth as a provide base for medications. It dispatches its personal counter project to thwart Heller's plans.
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An Alien Affair (Mission Earth, Book 4) by L. Ron Hubbard