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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We know that in the Original World – the first world that man inhabited after he left Paradise – we were closer to Light Almighty. Long after a nuclear war, a Ruined Earth culture has evolved f.galouge Underground, where the survivors’ descendants live sightless in the pitch black.

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The descendents of the survivors only remember the pre-apocalyptic world in old stories, legends and myths. Organised Religion is especially highlighted as well as ignorance and lack of knowledge!

Sure, fine; I’m not claiming Galouye was uncannily creative but that he opened the door to a nuanced and different world. The trick is to be telegraphic, to let every line convey something f.galoye the plot, characters and setting all at once — or to just let the world building take care of itself, let the reader’s imagination do that work. That means there must be less Darkness in the Original World, Right?


Saturday, December 28, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The Survivors live deep underground in a world of complete darkness, divided into two clans, one living in the Lower Level and one in the Upper Level.

Previous Post Book Review: Until now the community has thrived, reverting to a tribal hierarchical system, incorporating a religion based around the concepts of Light and Darkness, and involving the Demon Gods Strontium, Cobalt and Hydrogen. Jacket spine dulled down. And one can see why it would be dear tobhis heart, for the novel’s hero, Jared, spends most of the story calling his people’s cherished shibboleths into question and facing the consequences.

First Edition – First Printing. Like Liked by 1 person. Galouye spends tremendous time fleshing out details of life in the characters’ strange world, where vision is forgotten, light is taken as a metaphor for divinity, and the history of the Survivors has been twisted into mythology. Update 12 Feb Return to Book Page. Instead, the people developed various skills aided, perhaps implausibly by mutations from radiation including the heightened ability to hear — the sound waves produced by clicking stones enable Jared and his people navigate the cave passages.


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Oct 26, Fred Forbes rated it liked it. Galouye was named 6 July by Barry N. Explore the Home Gift Guide. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I read Dark Universe at the recommendation of Richard Dawkins. I now have a burning question – what would a blind-from-birth person think of this book?

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Galouye displayed in Dark Universe a typical pulp lack of character development; however, this is belied by a Platonian “shadow people” thematic. Notify me of new posts via f.galouys.

Beeindruckt war ich auch vom Ende erneuter Spoiler-Hinweis! Cancel reply Enter your comment here They are ostracized from the other humans who believe them to be tainted.

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