Written well over a century ago, John Uri Lloyd was a visionary who spoke of far distant worlds, dead civilizations, other dimensions and in particular, a world few . Etidorhpa, by John Uri Lloyd, , full text etext at : Etidorhpa (): John Uri Lloyd: Books. Etidorhpa and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more.
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Etidorhpa; or, The End of Earth. by John Uri Lloyd
Etidorhpa belongs to a subgenre of fiction that shares elements of science fiction, fantasyutopian fictionand scientific or pseudoscientific speculation. Oddly haunting book about a forced lloyd into the interior of the earth. He raised his head, and I shuddered in affright as I beheld that his face was not that of a human. Some of these images were laboriously repainted by Jess Burgess Collins in his Translations series.
One account says that Morgan was kidnapped, taken on a boat to the middle of a New York lake, and drowned in order to protect the secrets. He was a driven authority on exotic plants and their chemistry; in his lifetime he wrote eight science books and published thousands of articles.
Published by the author himself in a limited edition, with his signature on every one, Etidorhpa was etidofhpa a collectible, and targeted at readers who were not going to give Lloyd the kind of treatment the AMA was giving Eclectics. This was a trippy, trippy book! However, a number of the illustrations by J.
Top it off with a wild magic mushroom trip. Looks to me like a 70s colouring job. Pseudoscientific claptrap, the dullest acid trip ever committed to paper.
It all has the funky atmosphere of an Egidorhpa Moore graphic novel waiting to be made. A world hidden beneath our feet inside the earth. The traveler reads from his own manuscript to our narrator, the writer.
Subsequent editions of the book added various prefatory and supplementary materials. Damn, now I want to see that! It has been ordained that a select few must from time to time pass over the threshold that divides a mortal’s present life from the future.
This was totally weird, but in a good way. With science and pseudoscience in abundance Ethidorpha was a wonderously enchanting tale with an all together disappointing ending.
It’s been many years, but I still remember the instructions for looking at my own brain with a candle Thanks for telling us about the problem. He kept one foot in civil society, and one on the other side. Some have placed it in the category of Alice in Wonderland; where does the mind magic start and end?
One of the most strange books ever. The writing in this section, to me, was brilliant I can see many quotes from this section in my future.
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This a quite a unique novel. Laura Harrigan rated it liked it Nov 01, Whatever hidden cities, lost continents or subterranean kingdoms are promised, too many of them reveal a race of pompous individuals, usually clad in Greek, Roman or Egyptian attire with little variety to their civilisations unless their world is also populated by the odd monster or two.
In a file among his personal papers at etiodrhpa library, Lloyd left an explanation of how he came to write Etidorhpa. And that with humility and the right science we can understand the universe.
Etidorhpa: Strange History of a Mysterious Being and an Incredible Journey Inside the Earth
After betraying the alchemist’s Illuminati he was kidnapped, thrown into a coach with a corpse strapped down on the seat next to you, taken to a cabin in the wood Pseudoscientific claptrap, the dullest acid trip ever committed to paper. His mood is melancholy. Etidorhpa, or The End of Earth: Even so, as he planned EtidorhpaLloyd moved cautiously.
Together they journey to another realm filled with magic and wonderment. Along the way he loses his youth, loses sunlight, becomes weightless, stops breathing, can hear without ears, then his heart stops, The only really incongruous element because of the time period when it was written is a sudden, didactic anti-alcohol lecture.
These figures had crossed whatever dotted line exists between being fine upstanding citizens llpyd zealous exponents of esoteric truths.