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Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century

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Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century by Jane C. Loudon is a captivating and imaginative piece of science fiction literature. The novel takes place in a future world where archaeological expeditions have discovered the preserved body of a woman from the 19th century, who is then revived using modern technology.

The story follows the adventures of this resurrected woman, who is known as Mummy in the novel. Mummy's interactions with the people of the 22nd century provide a fascinating commentary on the advancements of society and technology. Loudon skillfully weaves together themes of love, identity, and societal change throughout the narrative.

The novel is written in a delightful and engaging style, with vivid descriptions of the futuristic world that Mummy finds herself in. Loudon's creativity and wit shine through in her characterization of Mummy and the people she encounters on her journey.

Overall, Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century is a thought-provoking and entertaining read that is sure to captivate readers with its unique premise and engaging storytelling. It is a timeless classic that continues to resonate with audiences today.

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The Mummy!: Or a Tale of the Twenty-Second Century is about a wise Egyptian mummy who is reanimated far in the future. With a different take on what lies ahead for civilization inspired from the exciting developments of the era, it is a strange, entertaining story and an early science fiction work by a woman novelist.

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