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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Definitely light years ahead of Stranger in a Strange Land! Jacket art by John Griffiths. I read this book as a young adult in the 70s and the premise behind it stuck with me over the years. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. About me I am a. Still, I stuck with it to see how it turned out and while I don’t wish for the few hours of my life back unkverse I spent reading this f.gaalouye, I highly doubt I’ll ever revisit it either.

Hardback first edition and first impression. It is saved from earning 1 star for three reasons.

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This was specially interesting to me because having heard of the case of a man who “recovered” from blindness through medical procedures his understanding of the world struck some vague parallelism with the experiences described by the main character of the book. The Zivvers are also humans who have heightened sense of vision in that they are able to see the infra-red spectrum dqrk thus, poor hearing and olfactory senses.

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One aspect intrigued me specifically and that was the idea of someone living in total darkness and never having been exposed to light. Another tribe, the Vizzers, lack the talent for judging their surroundings by reflected sound, but can see in infrared.

Jared scheint darin begabter als die meisten anderen, er kann seine Umgebung erstaunlich detailreich wahrnehmen, solange es nur eine Laut-Quelle gibt. Return to Book Page.

Perceptions and conceptions were big in the sixties and seventies. Jared will das Licht finden, er zweifelt an der Religion.

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While this book is not a classic of science fiction it sure poses us with some interesting questions of we would perceive reality if we were unable to see. Also the world building was great.

This being the 21st century, online ordering meant that after a couple of clicks on Amazon and a wait of a few days, I had a second hand copy f.ga,ouye the book in my possession. Tammany Parish in Covington, Louisiana.

I primarily review lesser known sci-fi books from the late 50s, 60s, and occasionally the 80s. The correct log4Net RollingFileAppender configuration. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Edges of covers have moderate wear.

Book Review: Dark Universe, Daniel F. Galouye (1961)

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Great database covering all genres and it has cover pictures as well. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. This author takes on a similar, almost impossible challenge of writing about people who live in total darkness, and who have done so for long that they’ve lost the cultural memory of light. Sep 11, Todd Martin rated it liked it Shelves: As a teenager, I spent a lot of time spelunking and one of the treats was to reach the terminus of our exploration fo This book was on a “5 best” recommended list by Richard Dawkins vy of the God Delusion and when I read his brief description of a story of a world of people forced to live uniberse as a result of a nuclear holocaust it caught my interest.


A civilization which lives underground darkness, where there is no sight but people hear the reflections off unicerse and the faces of people. What did you do to the Almighty when you seed Him? The invention of click-stones to determine one’s presence, their physical attrib This is a great story about far-future survivors of the nuclear war living in the far depths below the Earth’s surface.

Like Liked by 1 person Reply. You are commenting using your Facebook account. The society they have formed deep underground away from the light clusters around hot springs that are mysteriously going dry. He winds up hiding and fearful of his discoveries–again, the Allegory of the Cave–or in retreat, which made it difficult to maintain enthusiasm.