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By the Waters of Babylon (1937) [Short Story]
by Stephen Vincent Benét Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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In a post apocalyptic society, a young man is trained to become a priest like his father and is destined to achieve great things. He soon heads to the east in search of the forbidden Dead Places.

First published as "The Place of the Gods" in The Saturday Evening Post, 31 July 1937.

Original title: The Place of the Gods
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionSocial Criticism
FictionScience FictionPlanets & SocietiesFuture Earths

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Pocket Book of Science Fiction, the (1943) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ambrose Bierce , Robert A. Heinlein , H. G. Wells , T.S. Stribling , Theodore Sturgeon , John Collier , Wallace West , Don A. Stuart , Stanley G. Weinbaum , Stephen Vincent Benét
     Cities of Wonder (1966) [Anthology]
      Authors: E. M. Forster , Robert A. Heinlein , Brian W. Aldiss , Walter M. Miller, Jr. , James Blish , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , J. G. Ballard , Don A. Stuart , John W. Campbell , Robert Abernathy , Stephen Vincent Benét

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