The Wizard of Linn
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The Wizard of Linn
About this edition:
Published July 1975 by New English Library #02339.Cover by Ray Feibush.Originally published: New York: Macfadden Bartell, 1968. in London, UK. Notes about edition: New English Library #02339.Cover by Ray Feibush.Originally published: New York: Macfadden Bartell, 1968.



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ISBN 10: 0450023397
ISBN 13: 9780450023392

This book contains 174 pages, written in English. "The Wizard of Linn" is a part of Mutant Mage #2 series.

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About the book: 12,000 A.D. The Earth, after the atomic holocaust, had reverted to a strange kind of barbarism, where men could build space ships but could not communicate except by the most primitive means. Alien invaders had been sighted at the edge of the galaxy -- but no one took action. Only one man, The Wizard of Linn, could save the decadent empire and, with his mysterious powers, prevent the Earth's destruction.

About the author(s): A. E. Van Vogt was born in 26 April 1912
Alfred Elton van Vogt was born on a farm in Edenburg, a Russian Mennonite community east of Gretna, Manitoba. Early in his career he wrote for true confession pulp magazines like True Story, but in the late 1930s he began writing science fiction, which he was more interested in. His first published SF story, Black Destroyer was published in 1939, and is considered to be one of the first works of the Golden Age of science fiction. In 1941 he left his job at the Department of National Defence to become a full-time writer, and he went on to write a large number of short stories. In 1944 he moved to Hollywood, California. In the 1950s he briefly became involved in L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics projects. Although he left Dianetics, he claimed that Hubbard's followers continued to harass him, and he stopped writing for a few years. In the 1960s Frederik Pohl convinced him to start writing again, and he wrote novels (as opposed to short stories that were later developed into novels) until his death in 2000.

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