What if the moon were another world for which ours served as the moon? An absurd notion, but one which leads our narrator to travel to a paradisiacal world in which he is a monster, a malfunction of nature, and a myth. The dream quickly becomes a nightmare, however, when the ruling ecclesiastical courts condemn him for his heretical opinions and illicit beliefs. As viewed from the moon, the philosophical, scientific, anthropocentric, and religious certitudes that reign on Earth seem trivial. This masterpiece of Libertine ...

Journey to the Moon 2007, Hesperus Press

ISBN-13: 9781843911494

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