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V : The Original Mini-Series

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Kenneth Johnson's Warner Bros television series "V" swept the nation and drew in hundreds of millions of viewers worldwide. Now, the novel "V" is finally back in print, with an all-new, never-before-seen ending. "V" tells the exciting story of mysterious Alien visitors who are ready to solve Earth's problems.Soon after arriving, the Aliens' true nature is revealed, but, as with so many oppressive regimes of Earth's past, as long as people are not directly under attack, they will turn a blind eye to their tyrannical overlords. It is up to a small band of resistance fighters to stand up for all of humanity.With fast-paced action, political intrigue, and memorable characters, "V" is sure to stir fond memories for fans of the original mini-series, as well as make fans out of a new generation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765321580
  • 9780765321589
  • 1,074,908

About Kenneth Johnson

KENNETH JOHNSON has written, directed and produced dozens of film and television productions including The Incredible Hulk and Alien Nation. In 1984, his Warner Bros. television mini-series "V" was the highest rated show on NBC for two and a half years; in 2002, the DVD of the miniseries sold more than two and a half million copies Johnson has been nominated for both the Writers Guild and the Edgar Awards. He lives in Los Angeles. A.C. CRISPIN is the author of many science fiction novels. She lives in Maryland.show more

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"V [is] dazzling. An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. V is a thought-provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." --New York Daily News on the original miniseries"Nothing less that a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable....It is by politics and ideology that you will know V." --New York Times on the original miniseries "V" [is] dazzling. An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. "V" is a thought-provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged. "New York Daily News on the original miniseries" Nothing less that a retelling of history the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable. It is by politics and ideology that you will know "V." "New York Times on the original miniseries"" Praise for the original miniseries: ""V "[is] dazzling. An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. "V" is a thought-provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." --"New York Daily News""Nothing""less that a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable....It is by politics and ideology that you will know "V"."" --New York Times" Praise for the original miniseries: ""V "[is] dazzling. An intelligent, imaginative, engrossing four hour drama. "V" is a thought-provoking, sometimes shocking drama that keeps the viewer engaged." --"New York Daily News" "Nothing" "less that a retelling of history - the rise of the Nazis done as a cautionary science fiction fable....It is by politics and ideology that you will know "V"."" --New York Times"show more

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81 ratings
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