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The traveler reads from his own manuscript to our narrator, the writer.
View all 6 comments. The novel was published inand shares features with similar works that concern travellers exploring the interior of the Earth.
Studying chemistry and medicine on his own, he began to make elixirs. Oct 20, John Willemse rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the end what makes it worth picking up is its extremity, and how much of himself Lloyd puts in. Lists with This Book. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Curiosity because of the so many interesting theories, connected with alchemy, apocrypha, secret societies etc.
Word circulated that its author would field no questions regarding its nature.
Etidorhpa by John Uri Lloyd
And John Uri Lloyd, like the kohn, apparently remains unconvinced. I was surprised at how far ahead of its time some lloys the scientific ideas were e. Behind her are bookshelves containing a fraction of thevolumes Lloyd collected in his lifetime, etidrhpa a display case holding treasures he brought back from trips around the world: I thought Etidorhpa was a very good read.
The book is vast, maddening, sodden with crackpot notions and plot devices probably culled from Jules Verne and other fantasists. And a man the narrator encounters around the end of the novel says “The future is operative and speculative”, reminiscent of “operative” and “speculative” Freemasonry and the “speculative science and the operative art” in Freemasonry.
Books by John Uri Lloyd. Or whatever direction you go in when you fall into a Kentucky cave and hike down to the world within this hollow earth. At times, the narrative recursion is three levels deep. His arms and legs were bare, and his skin, the color of light hri putty, glistened in the sunlight like the slimy hide of a water dog.
Except for the titular Etidorhpa, there are no female characters.
The writing in this section, to me, was brilliant I can see many quotes from this section in my future. After he is kidnapped, I-Am-The-Man is sent to a cave in Northern Kentucky, which serves as a portal to the world inside the Earth, a realm forested with giant mushrooms.
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The lenses are small flat ovals, held in place by a delicate wire figure eight; they look like antique props that would be right at home in a Sherlock Holmes movie or a Decemberists video—appropriate for the Steampunk of Plum Street.
It is like url be in another planet, totally different, alien, without any obvious relation with the known Earth. Allegedly, Llewellyn decided to burden John Uri Lloyd with this task and Etidorhpa is the end result. It still attracts off-road thinkers, artists, cultists.
The journey obviously alludes to the three degrees with surface earth being the lloydd degree, inner earth the second degree, and the Unknown Country beyond the center of gravity being the third degree. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Whether the author ran out of steam, or the ending was only supposed to be implied, is unknown.
This is a masonically influenced spiritual allegory couched in the language of the most erroneous material science I’ve ever read. It was not a particularly kloyd read; many “classical” books and novels rank as more difficult to me, such as translated works by early English authors such as Shakespeare.
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Lindsay had the good sense to write a continuous narrative whereas Lloyd frequently interrupts his jri with scientific speculations that seek to qualify some of the less outlandish features of his interior world. Good story, mystery, intrigue, bizarre initiations, the hint of secret knowledge, instructions on how to see your own brain tissue, in-depth discussions on matter, gravity, fluid dynamics, caves, fungi, drugs, medicinal plants, the possibility of human immortality, the potential of post-human evolution, life, love, the deepest secrets of the heart and the rather ambiguous and multi-dimensional “end of the earth” – It’s all here.
And once the main character is inside the hollow earth, it just halts. Get to Know Us. joyn
Pseudoscientific claptrap, the dullest acid trip ever committed to paper. I don’t know what to make of it. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Books with missing cover.