Final Blackout

TitleFinal Blackout
Year for Search1940
AuthorsHubbard, L[a Fayette] Ron[ald](1911-86)
Tertiary AuthorsHubbard, L. Ron
Secondary TitleAstounding Science Fiction
Volume / Edition25.2 - 4
Pagination9-37; 121-38, 140-47; 113-48, 150-51
Date PublishedApril - June 1940
PublisherHadley Publishing Co., 1948
Place PublishedProvidence, RI
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Primarily a novel of adventure and war set against the background of a collapsed Europe after the war. In addition to the dystopia that is the European continent, there is a dystopian socialist Britain that is overthrown by returning troops, which is then overthrown by the U. S. so that it can take over Britain.

Additional Publishers

Repub. Providence, RI: Hadley Publishing Co., 1948, with a new “Preface” by the author (ix-xi). Rpt. North Hollywood, CA: Leisure Books, 1970; New York: Garland, 1975; and Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications, 1992, with the “Preface” (xix-xii), an “Introduction” by Algis Budrys (vii-xv) and an anonymous “About the Author L. Ron Hubbard” (191-94).

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1911-86) was the founder of Scientology.

Full Text

1940 Hubbard, L[a Fayette] Ron[ald] (1911-86). “Final Blackout.” Astounding Science Fiction 25.2 - 4 (April - June 1940): 9-37; 121-38, 140-47; 113-48, 150-51. Repub. Providence, RI: Hadley Publishing Co., 1948, with a new “Preface” by the author (ix-xi). Rpt. North Hollywood, CA: Leisure Books, 1970; New York: Garland, 1975; and Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications, 1992, with the “Preface” (xix-xii), an “Introduction” by Algis Budrys (vii-xv) and an anonymous “About the Author L. Ron Hubbard” (191-94). PSt

Primarily a novel of adventure and war set against the background of a collapsed Europe after the war. In addition to the dystopia that is the European continent, there is a dystopian socialist Britain that is overthrown by returning troops, which is then overthrown by the U. S. so that it can take over Britain. Hubbard was the founder of Scientology.