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A Scientist Rises

Auhtor: Desmond Winter Hall

Language: english
Published: 1932

Genres:

science fiction,  post 1930,  short story
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Review by Timothy B. Riley, July 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Scientist Rises':

The face of the giant was indeed that of a god

Excerpts from the Book 'A Scientist Rises':


... in the fountain, and the usual midday assortment of mothers, tramps and out-of-works lounged listlessly on the hot park benches. As a bowl, the Square ...
... farther away came to see who had cried out, and remained to gaze fascinated at the man on the grass. Quickly the murmur spread across the Square, and ...
... he had first emerged, he had been around eleven feet tall, and now, within three minutes, he had risen close to sixteen feet. His great body maintained ...
... were tangled with traffic. A distant crowd of milling people heightened the turmoil. The northern edge was deserted, but in a large semicircle ...
... bitter in it. Then shout to him from here, pressed the sergeant nervously. We've got to find out something! This is crazy???impossible! My God! Higher ...
... into the street behind and the other into the nearby base of Fifth Avenue, just above the Arch. Fearing harm, they were gripped by terror, and they ...
... manner. I work for him. I'm his janitor. But???can't you do anything? Look at him! Look! The crowd pressed closer. What do you know about ...
... was quiet for a long time. Then I heard a lot of noise down below???a smashing???as if things were being broken. But I thought he was just destroying ...
... and lowered farther away, and then the other distant foot changed its position and the leviathan came gently to rest against the tallest building bordering ...
... went in, and found the door of the laboratory locked. They broke the door down. The sergeant looked in. Anyone in here? he cried. Nothing disturbed ...
... dead man lay on the floor, his dark face twisted up, his sightless eyes staring at the ceiling, his temple crushed as with a hammer. Clutched tight ...
... hard. There came a day when the device into which the fool had poured his life stood completed and a success. And on that very day an agent for a certain ...
... so. Into his lonely laboratory, with this marauder, had come the wisdom that men must wait, that the time is not yet for such power as he was about to ...
... They went out. They watched from the steps of Edgar Wesley's house. At first sight of the figure in the sky, a new awe struck them, for now the shape ...
... misty fragments of the vast sky-held figure wavered and melted imperceptibly???melted and were gone from sight in the air that was breathed by the men whom ...
... logical: ''Because we live here.'' Edward Phillips Oppenheim An Amiable Charlatan The thing happened so suddenly that I really had very little time ...
... the plat du jour, which happened to be chicken en casserole, on the plate in front of me. I was, in fact, halfway through dinner when, without a word ...
... rendered useless, each is pleased with the gift they received, because it represents their love for one another. The true unselfish love that the ...
... they returned, their friends and relatives had aged enormously in comparison, old customs had changed, even the language was different. So they did the ...
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