Vril, The Power of the Coming Race

Vril, The Power of the Coming Race

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Bulwer-Lytton’s pioneering science fiction novel ‘Vril’ was taken very seriously by 19th Century Atlantis fans. Vril is a mysterious energy which is used by Lytton’s subterranian race (refugees from the Deluge) to power their advanced civilization; it was later treated as a reality by occultists. The plot of this book was recycled for numerous ‘B’ pulp scifi movies.

Zanoni

Zanoni

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Zanoni is an 1842 novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton; a story of love and occult aspiration. By way of introduction, the author confesses: “…It so chanced that some years ago, in my younger days, whether of authorship or life, I felt the desire to make myself acquainted with the true origins and tenets of the singular sect known by the…