THE SILENT VOICE
By BERENICE V. DELL
Food for thought and should be read by every one, especially by Yogoda students. It is a prophetic fiction of America in 4000 AD., full of thrills, science, philosophy, religion and sociology. Not since the days of the great Utopian writers has there been a book of more profound interest in human affairs. The author takes the reader on the wings of fancy twenty centuries ahead and opens before him a vista of a new world. In a narrative which holds the interest from the first page to the last the reader is carried through the almost miraculous changes which time has wrought, and the manner in which the interesting material is handled is both entertaining and instructive.
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The following are a few of the Press comments:
ATLANTA CONSTITUTION writes:
"While this is a beautiful romance, it is something more than that and it will be interesting to each grown-up member of a family, to scientists, inventors, astronomers and astrologers, every lover of adventure, every instructor and student, clergyman and skeptic, judge and lawmaker, philanthropist and even suffragettes will find something entertaining, in fact every American will thoroughly enjoy the author's style of weaving in a fortieth century story ...features that seem as impossible as did the up-to-date telephone, telegraph, airplane, radio, etc."
DETROIT NEWS writes:
"Much is said concerning religion, prohibition, feminism, international entanglements and the development of radio and other scientific and mechanical discoveries."
BOSTON HERALD writes:
"'The Silent Voice,' by Berenice V. Dell, just published by The Four Seas Company, leaps farther into the future than the most imaginative fiction usually ventures."
BOSTON GLOBE writes:
"Here is a book which combines with romance some interesting views of the author and a general warning about the results of carelessness by our government and meddling and experimenting with ideas foreign to the spirit of this Nation. There is much that is fantastic in these pages and the time of the story is 4000 AD. A man whom the author paints as the greatest knight of all ages, failing to gain favor of the maiden whom he desires ...undertakes a trip to Mars in the interest of science and for the benefit of humanity, planning to report by radio as long as life lasts. It is a book of many aspects and with considerable in it for every type of reader."
SATURDAY NIGHT, Los Angeles, writes:
"The author's ideas may seem grotesque, but there is food for thought in her story. They who read through the almost five hundred pages will find much to remember."
EVENING MISSOURIAN, Columbia, Mo., writes:
"Science in this age (fortieth century) has advanced to an astounding state—there being no sickness, no age, no bad natures. Aircraft is in its highest development."
BOSTON TRANSCRIPT writes:
"A romantic story of the days of knighthood in the fortieth century, with a prophetic outlook on the future."
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