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I was surprised at how far ahead of its time some of the scientific ideas were e. The book’s Chapter I begins the story of how Drury met the mysterious “I-Am-The-Man”, who reads his own manuscript account of his adventures to Drury over many sessions. Baurus rated it it was amazing Apr 16, The listener remains incredulous pretty much throughout, sensibly enough.

The book is entitled Etidorhpa and was first published in Apr 01, Nathanael rated it it was amazing. Published inthis is considered one of the first science fiction novels. May read again in a few years to see how my take on the various subjects has changed. He was less than five feet in height. Mar 18, Ronald rated it liked it Shelves: Definitely provides much food for thought.

Inspired by the fantastic — in particular the art of alchemy — the author reveals in this long lost manuscript how he joined a secret society and was introduced into the sphere of mysticism.


Etidorhpa; or, The End of Earth. by John Uri Lloyd

Amazing that many of these scientific impossibilities, as described by the main character, I-Am-The-Man, have come to pass. The Writing of ” My Confession “. The Strange History of a Mysterious Being and the Account of a Remarkable Journey a metaphysical Fantastic Voyage in which the narrator — whose manuscript has been discovered by Lloyd — is led by a blind humanoid named I-Am-The-Man to a Lost Etirorhpa in the interior of the Earth which he excitedly explores while gaining occult etivorhpa into the higher forms of love the title is Aphrodite reversed.

Looking Backward-The Living Brain. The Food of Man. This great book probably contains more profound metaphysical and scientific truths than any other book written up to the present. It also presented some of the philosophy and scientific truths the guide imparted to this man. Books by John Uri Lloyd. It is a psychadelic journey to the center of the earth along the lines of Jules Verne but with a lot of insight into views towards alchemy and the occult at the end of the 19th century.

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Dec 28, Noah Vickstein rated it it was amazing. Will only appeal to those who savor the fantastical. The illustrations by J.

Although some of the insights within the book seem stranger and more accurate than the label fiction would allow. After breaking an ancient taboo a man finds himself stripped etidorhpaa his face and forced into a journey which leads him deep into the earth to experience wonders beyond imagining.

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The objective of this trip was the inner shell of the earth, where the nameless one was to receive advanced schooling in the mysteries of the universe. Any intelligent and discerning etidrohpa realizes that it isn’t. The latter relates his personal life story to Llewellyn and begs him to publish the manuscript after keeping it safe and secret for 30 years.


Nature even if it is supposed that have been changed to something better, new, rather seems to be neutral, without soul. This is as much an edcational book as one written for pu I read the hardback 2nd printing on loan from UC Riverside.

Books with missing cover. This a quite a unique novel. The book blends passages on the nature of physical phenomena, such as gravity and volcanoes, with spiritualist speculation and adventure-story elements like traversing a landscape of giant mushrooms. Falling foul of a secret society, the storyteller had been taken down into a magical world of zero gravity beneath the Earth, with a half-man, half-newt for guide.

Then comes a Prologue in which Drury introduces himself. There were line drawings in the edition I read and they were very helpful to the reader.

Lloyd was a chemist as well as a writer so the speculation that he might have experimented on himself—and thus produced this book—is understandable.