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The Quiet in the Land

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Published by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian spirituality,
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  • Religion / General,
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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11713348M
    ISBN 101412047862
    ISBN 109781412047869

    While the creatures of the Night Land can and do prey on each other, they will ALL come a-running at the prospect of human flesh and human soul for dinner. However, he is killed before he can be rescued. Eldritch Abomination : Tons of them; the Night Land is crawling with them. Several of the Night Land expanded universe stories also deal with God, where he's referred to as "the One who makes sure all Lovers are reunited.

    God : No joke. Old West? The author also writes under other two different names- Shannah Jay for Science Fiction and Fantasy and Sherry-Anne Jacob for historical romance and nonfiction. Soon after, he volunteers to go on a patrol and kills a man for the first time in hand-to-hand combat. Among twenty enlistees was Joseph Behm, the first of the class to die in battle. Arcology : The story has an early version of this in The Great Redoubt more than 7 miles high, holds millions of people and The Lesser Redoubt more than a mile high.

    A rewrite of sorts, titled The Night Land: A Story Retold follows the exact same plot but does away with the Purple Prose in favor of a rather faithful recreation of the writing style many s scifi authors had, making the book a far more enjoyable experience without altering the plot. Dresses of adult women are fastened with straight pins or sometimes snap fasteners, although young girls use buttons. Applied Phlebotinum : The Air Clog ; food pills; a powder that creates drinkable water when exposed to air. Read Article The Getty Villa Offering a slice of antiquity to both its neighborhood of Malibu and tourists alike, the museum offers a variety of events such as Roman theatre productions, Given that The Night Land was published inthis may be the first fully-realized technological force field in all of literature.


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The Quiet in the Land book

He also has a "Special Permit," certifying him as sporadically not responsible for his actions due to a head wound, though he is clearly quite sane and exploiting his permit so he can stay in the hospital and away from the war as long as possible.

The monotony between battles, the constant threat of artillery fire and bombardments, the struggle to find food, the lack of training of young recruits meaning lower chances of survivaland the overarching role of random chance in the lives and deaths of the soldiers are described in detail.

The Amish have no social security but pool together in times of need. Paul feels that the Russians are people just like him, not subhuman enemies, and wonders how war can make enemies of people who have no grudge against one another.

Background[ edit ] Cain graduated from Princeton University [2] and Harvard Law School [3] and became a lawyer and negotiations consultant. The Church becomes a kind of savings bank reserved for the community, collecting ten percent of every Amish wage. Carrying his old school books with him to the battlefield, he constantly reminds himself of the importance of learning and education.

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Soldiers' lives are thrown away by their commanding officers who are stationed comfortably away from the front, ignorant of the daily terrors of the front line.

He tries to shoot them to put them out of their misery, but is stopped by Kat to keep their current position hidden.

Quiet in the Land

Nice Job Breaking It, Hero! Despite the verbosity, many of the Evils of the Night Land get only a vague description, sometimes only a noise, leaving much to the imagination.

If any of them step foot over the periphery of the Air-Clog, they will immediately be Destroyed. Read Article The Getty Villa Offering a slice of antiquity to both its neighborhood of Malibu and tourists alike, the museum offers a variety of events such as Roman theatre productions, Fate Worse than Death : Literally so, hence the poison capsules.

Amish Dress Clothing identifies the group, both to set them apart and bind them together, and it symbolizes submission to the collective good.

His death causes Paul to ask himself, "What use is it to him now that he was such a good mathematician in school? He became interested in Kemmerich's boots and inherits them when Kemmerich dies early in the novel. The last remnants of humanity have holed themselves up in a giant structure, and it's all but stated that their defenses will fail eventually and the creatures outside will rush in to finish them off.

By the fall ofPaul is the only one of his circle of friends who is still alive. In this way, the Amish were able to survive the Great Depression of the s and look out for each other during poor harvests today. Kat says that if all the men in an army, including the officers, were paid the same wage and given the same food, wars would be over immediately.

Many times, he comments on how the horrors of his world would drive the reader insane, but he is used to them because they are what he has always known.

All mankind can do is enjoy the millions of years left before they are overrun. Death by Childbirth : The book opens with Naani's first incarnation, Mirdath, dying this way. The event begins at 6. In the final chapter, he comments that peace is coming soon, but he does not see the future as bright and shining with hope.

Millions of people are about to watch them die a few hundred yards from the shelter of the Air-Clog.Dec 04,  · All Quiet on the Western Front author’s final book published This article is more than 5 years old Erich Maria Remarque’s unfinished novel The Author: Dalya Alberge.

Buy The Quiet Land by James A Warner online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Located in southwest Scotland in the Dumfries and Galloway district, Wigtown, the setting of Catriona McPherson's novel Quiet Neighbors, became Scotland's National Book Town in The Wigtown website touts it as: "A book lovers' haven with over a quarter of a million books to choose from, old and new." This claim to fame was very much planned.

Lots of toy car crashes and book reading and play-dough and colouring. I live in a cottage at the end of a lane in Mid Suffolk and hope to stay here in the peace and quiet until I get too decrepit to drive! View my complete profile. MY OLD BLOG April - Feb In The Land of The Living Skies II.

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A Bit of An Update 13 hours ago. Aug 05,  · LOCARNO, Switzerland — Ursula Meier, one of Europe’s most highly-rated women film directors, will make her English-language debut with “Quiet Land,” a noirish drama-thriller set in.

All Quiet on the Western Front is narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man of nineteen who fights in the German army on the French front in World War I. Paul and several of his friends from school joined the army voluntarily after listening to the stirring patriotic speeches of their teacher, Kantorek.