OPUS#188 Lost City of Burma

OPUS: #188
Title: Lost City of Burma
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1942
Type: novella
“Deep inside Burma was a great secret! – and when the secret came aout it meant hell for the Japs!”–TOC
“The Japs stormed on until they faced the legendary Flame of Life, then all hell rode the Burma Road”

「ビルマのジャングル深部で、アメリカ人と日本人が、互いに競いあって”生命の炎”を捜す。日本人のほうが先に発見するのだが、彼は”炎”に捕らえられて、戻ることができなくなってしまう。」 – マイク・アシュリー著; 牧眞司訳『SF雑誌の歴史 : パルプマガジンの饗宴』(東京創元社, 2004.7) p. 208

  • Fantastic Adventures, Vol. 4, no. 12, December 1942, (Dec 1942, ed. Raymond A. Palmer, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.25, 244pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: H. W. McCauley


  • Gallagher, Edward J., The Annotated Guide to Fantastic Adventures, Starmont House, 1985, p. 41. “An American and a Jap seek the Flame of Life, an Asian superstition about a fire which confers immortality. The Jap wishes to use the religious force of the Flame to control the Asians, and the American is_trying to stop him. They find a lost city deep in Burma where the Jap enlists the aid of an unsettled faction in penetrating to the land of immortal serpent men who guard the Flame. The Flame is a radioactive geyser, and the Jap becomes immortal and plans to return with his forces. But the American has the last laugh! The immortal men cannot stray far from the Flame without great pain.”

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