The Descent

Paperback, 592 pages

English language

Published Oct. 31, 2001 by Jove.

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A mountaineer in Tibet falls down a hole to emerge in a subterranean world, populated by brutish and horned creatures. Is this the hell of the Bible? As scientists and philosophers debate, a global race gets underway to exploit its fabulous mineral deposits. By the author of Angels of Light.

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I have no idea what this book was really about. There are hints of a religious subplot, as well as a "fantastic voyage", but none of these are coherent enough to make the read worthwhile.

There are good ideas hidden here. They're just not executed well enough to make this an enjoyable read.

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