The Last Days of Krypton by Kevin J. Anderson

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The Last Days of Krypton is the epic story of the destruction of the planet Krypton, an explosive event that sent Superman and his legacy to earth. Written by award-winning science fiction writer Kevin J. Anderson, author of the international bestselling Dune prequels, The Last Days of Krypton tells of the marriage of Superman's parents, their struggle to save their planet, and the menace of General Zod, future arch-enemy of Superman. It's the story science fiction and Superman fans have been waiting for!

 

About Kevin J. Anderson

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Editor Kevin J. Anderson is the author of more than ninety novels, nearly half of which have appeared on national or international bestseller lists. He has more than 20 million books in print in thirty languages. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards, including the Nebula Award, Bram Stoker Award, and the SFX Reader’s Choice Award. The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is a worldwide organization of writers and publishing professionals dedicated to promoting horror literature and the interests of those who write it. HWA was formed in the late 1980s with the help of many of great authors, including Dean Koontz, Robert McCammon, and Joe R. Lansdale. Today, with more than 900 members around the globe, it is the oldest and most respected professional organization devoted to the genre.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 435 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics. Fiction

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Apocalypse Then. Its prose aptly--on occasion annoyingly--portentous, this Superman prequel is action-packed, depicting a lost world in fanatic detail.

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As seen on film and TV, the Phantom Zone where Superman’s enemies are exiled is insubstantial and two-dimensional, much like this chronicle of the death of the cape-clad hero’s home pla

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Leading up to Superman being jettisoned in a capsule to Earth, Anderson reveals the political and private world of Krypton as it descends into chaos and eventual destruction. Superman's father, Jor

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One writer's take on the events propelling Superman to his destiny.

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Did anyone really need a dense prose novel on the late history of Superman's home planet? If so, would you like my copy?

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However, Krypton has a conservative, backward-looking, ruling body known as the Kryptonian Council, located in the capitol city of Kandor.

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The details may vary (and if you ask some Superman fans -- oh, boy, do they ever vary), but every story of Superman's origin contains Krypton, Smallville, the Kents, The Daily Planet, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and Lex Luthor.

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