"Alas, Babylon" by Pat Frank was first published in the year 1959. Harry Hart Frank used to write his novels using his pet name 'Pat Frank.' Even after fifty five years of the novel's publication, the book is highly popular even today. The novel is said to be one of the first apocalyptic novels of the nuclear age. The story of the novel is set in a small town of Fort Repose, Florida. It is assumed to have been based upon the actual city of Mount Dora, Florida. The novel describes the after effects of a nuclear war on the small town of Fort Repose. The title "Alas, Babylon" has been derived from Revelation 18:10: Alas, alas, the great city of Babylon..." Ready Reference Treatise: Alas, Babylon Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
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|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781312638006 (DRM-EPUB)|
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