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The Metal Monster

Abraham Merritt

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Description:

The Metal Monster is an Abraham Merritt fantasy novel.Dr. Goodwin is on a botanical expedition in the Himalayas. There he meets Dick Drake, the son of one of his old science acquaintances. They are witnesses of a strange aurora-like effect, but seemingly a deliberate one. As they go out to investigate, they meet Goodwin's old friends Martin and Ruth Ventnor, brother and sister scientists. The two are besieged by Persians as Darius III led when Alexander of Macedon conquered them more than two thousand years ago.The group is saved by a magnificent woman they get to know as Norhala. She commands the power of lightning and controls strange metal animate Things, living, metallic, geometric forms; an entire city of sentient cubes, globes and tetrahedrons, capable of joining together and forming colossal shapes, and wielding death rays and other armaments of destruction.They are led to a hidden valley occupied by what they name "The Metal Monster", a strange metal city occupied by the metal animate Things Norhala commands This city is governed by what they call the Metal Emperor, assisted by the Keeper of the Cones.Ruth is slowly being converted by Norhala to become like her; her little sister. Martin, her brother, tries shooting the Metal Emperor, who retalliates with a ray blast, putting Martin in a comatose state.Closed in between the Metal Monster and the Persians, it falls to Goodwin and Drake to find a way to escape their predicament. (Summary Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

10h


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

29:15


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

30:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:06


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

19:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:03


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:11


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

11:31


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:23


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:48


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:50


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

30:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

32:14


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

21:46


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

43:01


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:53


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:22


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

21:00


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

22:41


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

22:40


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:46


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

12:41


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

15:32