The Answer

The Answer

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In this ingenious and unforgettable twentieth-century parable, a world on the brink of war is thrown into chaos when angels fall from heaven Major General Marcus Scott is a seasoned veteran of combat, a loyal American, and a skeptic in a volatile world. But amid the aftermath of a nuclear weapons test in the South Pacific, everything Scott believesa€”and refuses to believea€”will be turned upside down. In a pool of clear water lies a single casualty of the blast, a beautiful winged being certainly not of this earth. And when a second celestial creature is discovered following a Russian H-bomb test, the military establishments of two major powers are thrown into chaos. Sworn enemies, each pledged to the othera€™s destruction, they must now deal with the unthinkable and the impossible: that the Cold War has transcended the boundaries of the world, reaching into heaven to bring down angels. A provocative tale as beguiling as it is disturbing, Philip Wyliea€™s The Answer is a captivating fantasy of the nuclear age. Set at the height of the United Statesa€“Soviet arms race, it is a page-turning thriller that taps into the anxieties and paranoia of a bygone era, offering a heartfelt plea for peaceful coexistence while decrying the suicidal insanity of war.But that scarcely surprised him; the sun was now high and the island steamed formidably. Rawson said, a€œI put it ... Took the liberty. Therea#39;s been a ... Corrugated metal roofs sparkled behind the trees, and on the road in the shade a jeep waited .

Title:The Answer
Author:Philip Wylie
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2014-12-09


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