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Thinking back to the s later in his life, he declared: There is, however, a book. The latter relates his personal life story to Llewellyn and begs him to publish the manuscript after keeping it safe and secret for 30 years. Eventually a popular success, the book had eighteen editions and was translated into seven languages.

I-Am-The-Man is taken to a cave in Kentucky; mohn he is led by a cavern dweller on a long subterranean journey. Well, as the author tells us, “Other lessons must come first. The book starts with a hand written prologue, telling the story of the secret manuscript and Llewellyn Drury. Augustus Knapp are eerily superb, well worth checking out.

Take a Victorian scifi premise, say, a trip to the center of the l,oyd, and by the way, it’s hollow. The artist sounds like a true believer: Jumping from a cliff yet falling slowly to the ground; a forest of colossal fungi; a great variety of stony figures; monstrous cubical crystals; beings with distorted body parts.

However, a number of the illustrations by J. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lindsay had the good sense urj write a continuous narrative whereas Lloyd frequently interrupts his story with scientific speculations that seek to qualify some of the less outlandish features of his interior world.

Oct 25th, Damn, now I want to see that! It first came out inand it clearly falls within the “Hollow Earth” sub genre of fantastic fiction. This may be the very source of the ‘adepts living in hollow earth who abduct humans’ lloyyd, later developed by Ray Palmerand many others.

He is both tour guide and kidnapper. Dec 28, Noah Vickstein rated it it was amazing.


John Uri Lloyd: To Infinity And Beyond

A round rock, with a hole through the center. The Eclectics drew on folk remedies, Native American practices, and the deepening knowledge of plant biology, finding medical treatments in herbal remedies and other botanicals.

Jackson rated it liked it Feb 05, Today, his astounding collection of books—mostly on botanical and pharmaceutical subjects—is housed at the corner of Plum and Court streets. Lloyd was a uro as well as a writer so the speculation that he might have experimented on himself—and thus produced this book—is understandable. Laura Harrigan rated it liked it Nov 01, However, receiving a visitation from a ghost who can read his mind who tells him a story about journeying into a hollow earth with a bizarre mockery of humanity gave him less cause for doubt than being informed that water can travel above its source.

Flannery, John Uri Etidorhoa Heran holds them up to the light.

This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat About John Uri Lloyd. The Strange History of a Mysterious Being and the Account of a Remarkable Journey a metaphysical Fantastic Voyage in which the narrator — whose manuscript has been discovered by Lloyd — is led by a blind humanoid named I-Am-The-Man to a Lost World in the interior of the Earth which he excitedly explores while gaining occult enlightenment into the higher forms of love the title is Aphrodite reversed.

And yet it deeply mattered to Lloyd. Musings on Faith and Reason, the book was presented as a gift to Lloyd, and Buck took the time to sign it for his friend. Although some of the insights within the book seem stranger and more accurate than the label fiction would allow.

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Except for the titular Etidorhpa, there are no female characters. The real guide though is nohn faceless, strange creature who looks like a character from Marvel’s Doctor Strange as drawn by Steve Ditko. To ask other readers questions about Etidorhpaplease sign up. Not surprisingly, Knapp was a member of the Theosophical Society, and did many illustrations of mushrooms for Curtis Lloyd.

Alleg I recently acquired a rare first edition of this book, published by the author, complete with John Uri Lloyd’s signature and side notes.

More than 1, subscribers ordered the book, and they got a handsome package.


These figures had crossed whatever dotted line exists between being fine upstanding citizens and zealous exponents of esoteric truths. The structure of the hollow earth and the effects of gravitation at various etidorhap is much better worked out than some of the ‘nonfiction’ hollow earth books e. It isn’t the known Earth of the surface.

Then comes a Prologue in which Drury introduces lllyd. Real or not, talking to Henson about these matters, you begin to feel yourself slipping into a dark, forbidden phenomenological maw. He left school at 14 to begin an apprenticeship, sweeping floors in a pharmacy, working his way up to soda jerk, then pharmacist.

That was his urj. After betraying the alchemist’s Illuminati he was kidnapped, thrown into a coach with a corpse strapped down on the seat next to you, taken to a cabin in the woods and threatened by men in masks who say “You will now go into the Valley of the Shadow of Death, and learn the mysteries of life.

Etidorhpa: Strange History of a Mysterious Being and an Incredible Journey Inside the Earth

People looking for something new that is old. Lloyd iohn speaking about his amazing, brain-colonizing novel, Etidorhpa, Or the End of the Earth, a book popular enough to draw a West Coast crowd years after it first appeared. Etidorhpa manages to incorporate the diverse interests Lloyd shared with the world, as well as the ones he hid from his neighbors. Years later, Lloyd would note how he never pushed the book, just circulated it among the cognoscenti, in etidorhpw widening circles, until editions reached around the world.

Etidorhpa by John Uri Lloyd

This url quite a unique novel. He was less than five feet in height. Augustus Knapp show the guide as naked but conveniently sexless. But Nicholas Money, a world-famous mycologist at Miami University, is someone who has thought about such issues far more than most, and he disagrees.