Jack Bechdolt, “The Torch”

A fascinating science fiction novel set in 3010, in New York’s ruins after a comet shattered Earth. A must-read for science-fiction lovers.


The novel is set in the year 3010, in the ruins of New York after a comet has devastated the Earth. Fortune is the captain of the army of the Towermen, those who live in the remaining skyscrapers and rule the city with an iron hand. He is taken captive by the people of the Island of the Statue. There, Fortune learns of a prophecy that states that the people will be free when the torch burns in the hands of the statue.


John Ernest Bechdolt (1884-1954) was an American short story writer and journalist. He wrote under the name Jack Bechdolt as well as his full name. The Torch, his first novel, was originally serialized in the magazine Argosy in January 1920, then published in book form in 1948 in an edition of 3,000 copies. Several of his stories were adapted into films.


Il Disoriente – Science Fiction Fantasy Adventure

A paperback and e-book series published by Intra.

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  • Publisher: Intra S.r.l.s. (July 10 2023)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 229 pages
  • ISBN-13: 979-1259915252
  • Weight: 318 g.
  • Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.47 x 20.32
  • Price: $ 14,99 (paperback), $can 18,99 (paperback)

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