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Escape from hell /

by Niven, Larry; Pournelle, Jerry.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Tor, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 332 p. : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780765316325 :; 0765316323.Title notes: $24.95 3-2009 (db)Subject(s): Hell -- Fiction | Occult fictionOnline resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Allan Carpenter escaped from hell once but remained haunted by what he saw and endured.   He has now returned, on a mission to liberate those souls unfairly tortured and confined.   Partnering with the legendary poet and suicide, Sylvia Plath, Carpenter is a modern-day Christ who intends to harrow hell and free the damned.   But now that he's returned to this Dantesque Inferno, can he ever again leave?  

$24.95 3-2009 (db)

"A Tom Doherty Associates book."

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Having fought his way out of Dante's all too real Hell in Inferno, sf writer Allen Carpenter now returns-to rescue souls who don't deserve to be there. Teaming up with the poet-suicide Sylvia Plath, Carpenter discovers that, while entering Hell is easy, leaving it-especially with a crowd-is hard. Veteran sf writers Niven (Ringworld's Children) and Pournelle (Star Swarm) again build a monumental saga that is part tribute, part satire, and entirely entertaining. Recommended for most sf collections. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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