By Taylor Caldwell
within the center of Philadelphia, rebel Andrew Durant has been nursing a festering rage. And he’s no longer on my own. via underground networks, he’s chanced on himself between a mystery hundreds of thousands, construction a military known as the Minute males. They’re readying themselves for conflict to reclaim what used to be America.
within the state referred to now because the Democracy, self sufficient concept is something of the prior. The structure is waste paper. A conscienceless president has been appointed by way of the military—for lifestyles. the govt has co-opted farmland plants. electorate are divided among sessions: prosperous firms and the destitute. components of the rustic devastated by means of struggle or typical catastrophe stay unchecked. On behalf of nationwide safety, buddies are advised to secret agent on each other. Exposing people who find themselves undemocratic is legislation. And all dissenters are eliminated.
Durant, the selected agent for the poverty-stricken rural Democracy, reveals himself more and more remoted and afraid. Mobilizing revolutionaries has develop into a perilous tactic; the Minute males have their very own traitors, infiltrators assigned to undo every little thing Durant and his males are combating to beat. Now, the rebels have purely their ideals left to trust.
a beautiful dystopian imaginative and prescient within the culture of George Orwell’s 1984 and Ayn Rand’s Anthem, The Devil’s Advocate is writer Taylor Caldwell’s “tour de strength” (Kirkus Reviews). greater than a half-century after its unique ebook, this “courageous booklet” is timelier than ever (Chicago Sunday Tribune).
This booklet good points an illustrated biography of Taylor Caldwell together with infrequent pictures from the author’s estate.
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The Devil's Advocate: The Epic Novel of One Man's Fight to Save America from Tyranny by Taylor Caldwell