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Dark Universe [Daniel F. Galouye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The survivors live underground, as far from the Original World as. Dark Universe by Daniel F Galouye – book cover, description, publication history. Daniel F. Galouye had previously published rather run of the mill pulp action sci-fi until this novel — his very first. He was correctly rewarded.

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A solid reading copy. Oct 26, Stephen rated it it was ok Shelves: The main flaw with the writing is that the wording gets repetitive.

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Book Review: Dark Universe, Daniel F. Galouye (1961)

I picked up a copy before heading off to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky the longest cave system in the worldread twenty pages, and decided to wait until after the cave tour. Hi I like Galouye and found Dark Universe to be a fun read.

I mention this because right from the first page, Galouye made the choice I favor less, and went a daark overboard, to the point of raising goose eggs on my noggin with his invented slang and cursing and expressions of folk belief. They are ostracized from the other humans who believe them to be tainted. Bookstore stamp to the first page. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.


Bottom line, it is a simple and easy to read book, in a bad way. Return to Book Page. Jun 25, Aristide rated it liked it. Write a customer review.

A civilization which lives underground darkness, where there is no sight but people hear the reflections off walls and the faces of people. The book was nominated darrk a Hugo award in I loved this book!

I had so much fun reading this. Although lacking in characterization, his novel rests on the ingenuity of his world — and more aptly, on the skill which Galouye formulates the society which has developed underground.

But they are safe from the Twin Devils, Strontium and Cobalt, and protected from the ultimate evil, Danifl.

Dark Universe by Daniel F Galouye

Deep underground, as drak from the Original World as possible, live the Survivors: The above rating graphic provides a pretty good f.galkuye of my opinion of the story Station North Books Published: Beeindruckt war ich auch vom Ende erneuter Spoiler-Hinweis!

He was correctly rewarded with a Hugo nomination. Start reading Dark Universe on your Kindle in under a minute. Written at the height of the cold war, this short novel explores the possibility of post-apocalyptic humans having survived a nuclear holocaust by living in an underground world in which light is totally absent and primitive sonar is the only means of discerning surroundings.


Dark Universe by Galouye, Daniel F

Review copy with Gollancz’s slip included. A thoroughly enjoyable and fairly quick read. I read Dark Universe at the recommendation of Richard Dawkins.

And speaking of that, that same episode of South Park featured one Richard Dawkins, who named this book as his pick for “brilliant sci-fi that got away”. Jacket designed by John Griffiths.

Very slight wear to boards. Even if you could see it in your mind, could you describe it? Bantam J — — one of many excellent covers by Mitchell Hooks.


And if I dwrk Darkness, then I may have some kind of idea as to the nature of Light. NET programmer living and working in Bucharest, Romania.

This one belongs in the “idea book” category, and it is the world that brings such a delightful read. Too bad that a good initial concept was wasted by a mediocre writer in a mediocre time.

Galouye was one of my favorite short story authors in the s and s prior to his untimely passing.