Final Blackout by L. Ron Hubbard

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In a Europe laid waste by decades of unending warfare, one brigade of invincibles, led by a battle-tested strategist known mysteriously only as "The Lieutenant," survives against all odds. Finally reaching an embattled England, they defy the forces of tyranny in a last-ditch struggle for survival at the brink of the final blackout.
 

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With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 230 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard.
 
Published May 15, 2005 by Galaxy Press. 240 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, War, Literature & Fiction, History, Political & Social Sciences, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Thoughtful war-as-character-builder yarn that first appeared as a magazine serial in 1940, then as a hard-cover in 1948: neither as bad as Battlefield Earth and the appalling ten-volume Mission Earth might lead you to expect, nor as significant as Algis Budrys' sycophantic introduction would have...

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First published in Astounding magazine in 1940, Final Blackout is generally considered Hubbard's best science fiction novel. Set in a world ravaged by 30 years of war, it chronicles the rise, in Engla

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