The Return

_The isolated little group they found were doing fine but their religion was most strange and yet quite logical _
The Return _The isolated little group they found were doing fine but their religion was most strange and yet quite logical _

  • Title: The Return
  • Author: H. Beam Piper
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “The Return”

    1. This book is definitely good for a chuckle. A group of men is scouring the countryside of an atomic war, looking for other bands of survivors, surveying, etc. They find a group of people, who are apparently descended from some military platoon that had been separated from the rest, and the book basically explores their bizarre religion that focuses on deduction rather than faith. Fun twist at the end. I enjoyed it for as short as it was.

    2. Part of the story's charm for me is its basic premise itself, that (view spoiler)[ Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are actually worshipped(hide spoiler)]. As a big fan of (view spoiler)[ Holmes and Watson(hide spoiler)], I simply love the premise and the story. The story itself is about two survivors in a post-apocalyptic world who are looking for other human communities. They manage to find one, but are puzzled by the community's strange religion and reverence to which they are treated. Best enjo [...]

    3. Two hundred and some years after a nuclear holocaust, a settlement from a military establishment in what was once Arizona, set out to recover a cache of microfilmed books and to re-establish ties with other humans. Please read the full review here.

    4. It really should have been obvious who the 'Toon thought they were.Obvious, but I didn't catch it.This should have been an episode of the Twilight Zone or Outer Limits More Outer Limits I think.

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