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The year is 2137, over 160 years ago the "Great War" was fought in Europe. …

Review of 'The Lost Continent' on 'Goodreads'

1 star

A fascistic aristocrat experiences doubts about militarism while on an adventure through barbarian Europe and... just sticks with it. The narrative seems to do the same: war destroyed European civilization, better fix it with more war.

Burroughs manages to still be misogynistic despite a heroic woman counterpart (she's not like those modern women!) and be racist despite the barbarians being white and Europe being occupied by powerful post-Ethiopian and post-Chinese empires. Honestly so much could be written about race in this text, although I don't think the text is worth writing much about!