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Lest darkness fall.

Author: L Sprague De Camp
Publisher: Philadelphia, Prime Press [1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Martin Padway was a smart enough young man, with a scientific education, but no universal genius. He had the misfortune to be dropped back suddenly into a former time, and a very alarming time at that -- sixth-century Rome, when the Goths ruled Italy and civilization in the West was collapsing. To make a living, and to try to shore up civilization, Padway undertook to introduce inventions ... . Some worked and some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Printed books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), 1907-2000.
Lest darkness fall.
Philadelphia, Prime Press [1949]
(OCoLC)654660880
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Sprague De Camp
OCLC Number: 1264169
Description: vii, 233 pages 20 cm

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"Martin Padway was a smart enough young man, with a scientific education, but no universal genius. He had the misfortune to be dropped back suddenly into a former time, and a very alarming time at that -- sixth-century Rome, when the Goths ruled Italy and civilization in the West was collapsing. To make a living, and to try to shore up civilization, Padway undertook to introduce inventions ... . Some worked and some didn't ..."--Jacket, back inside flap.

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