♥ Book Title : Heechee Rendezvous
☯ Full Synopsis : "Robinette Broadhead, who learned the secrets of a cache of Heechee starships found hidden in an asteroid, is brought face to face with the mysterious race who made them"Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Gateway
☯ Full Synopsis : "Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently rich, Robinette Broadhead has to face what happened to him and what he is...in a journey into himself as perilous and even more horrifying than the nightmare trip through the interstellar void that he drove himself to take!THE HEECHEE SAGABook One: GATEWAYBook Two: BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZONBook Three: HEECHEE RENDEZVOUSBook Four: THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEE "From the Paperback edition.""Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Beyond the Blue Event Horizon
☯ Full Synopsis : "Frederik Pohl was on a streak when this Hugo Award–finalist novel was published in 1980. Now back in print after an absence of nearly a decade, this unique science fiction novel is as fresh and entertaining as ever. The story begins when the hero of Gateway finances an expedition to a distant alien spaceship that may end famine forever. On the ship, the explorers find a human boy, and evidence that reveals a powerful alien civilization is thriving on a transport ship headed right for Earth.... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied."Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Farthest Star
☯ Full Synopsis : "There was no shortage of danger on Cuckoo. 20,000 light years away, the enormous flat surface of Cuckoo travelling at one-sixth the speed of light aimed arrow-straight at the galaxy. Sun One sent the space probe Aurora with a crew of replicates, both human and alien, to intercept. It was a doomed ship. Yet from that mission came Ground Station One, peopled by tachyon transmission, its crew impatient to explore the menace of Cuckoo. Towards them flee a young nomadic wingman, a redbearded giant, and a replicate Ben Yale Pertin intent only on survival, until a frightened girl screams for help..."Article| Frederik Pohl, Jack Williamson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Annals of the Heechee
☯ Full Synopsis : "Robinette Broadhead desperately tries to prevent the mysterious Foe from putting an end to all intelligent life in the universe"Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Merchants of Venus
☯ Full Synopsis : "A pioneer movement is like a building—the foundation is never built for beauty!"Article| A. H. Phelps| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Eye in the Door
☯ Full Synopsis : "The Eye in the Door is the second novel in Pat Barker's classic Regeneration trilogy. WINNER OF THE 1993 GUARDIAN FICTION PRIZE. London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. Forced to consult the man who helped him before - army psychiatrist William Rivers - Prior must confront his inability to be the dutiful soldier his superiors wish him to be ... The Eye in the Door is a heart-rending study of the contradictions of war and of those forced to live through it. 'A new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians'A. S. Byatt, Daily Telegraph 'Every bit as waveringly intense and intelligent as its predecessor'Sunday Times 'Startlingly original . . . spellbinding'Sunday Telegraph 'Gripping, moving, profoundly intelligent . . . bursting with energy and darkly funny' Independent on Sunday Other titles in the trilogy: Regeneration The Ghost Road"Article| Pat Barker| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Survival Kit
☯ Full Synopsis : "It wasn't fair - a smart but luckless man like Mooney had to scrounge, while Harse always made out just because he had a...Survival Kit! Frederik Pohl truly astonishes with another masterpiece of science fiction, Survival Kit!"Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Land's End
☯ Full Synopsis : "When Comet Sicara brushed near enough to strip the ozone layer from the Earth's atmosphere, civilization effectively ended - in fact, life on Earth was nearly extinguished. But the underwater cities survived, and some heavily protected land enclaves held on as well. When the "ozone summer" years were ending, submarine captain Ron Tregarth rediscovered his lost love, Graciela Navarro. But their triumph against all odds was only the beginning, for the alien known as the Eternal stood between them and threatened to destroy all they held dearest. The Eternal's goal was to absorb the minds of every living thing, to create a death-in-life to enslave the planet."Article| Frederik Pohl, Jack Williamson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Plague of Pythons
☯ Full Synopsis : "On Christmas the world's freedom died. Every man, woman and child lay in the grip of fear, for no one knew at what moment his nearest friend or a casual stranger might suddenly be possessed by some brutal mind ... and begin to murder and destroy. For Chandler it was worse than for most. He was both victim and executioner. He had suffered himself, and he had committed a violent crime while under the strange domination. Accusing of hoaxing he was driven from his home. He wandered the world and found it smashed like a spoiled child's plaything - now Chandler was in the very presence of the destroyers! But what could one person do against such power? - the power of gods!"Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The World at the End of Time
☯ Full Synopsis : "Wan-To was the oldest and must powerful intelligence in the universe, a being who played with star systems as a child plays with marbles. Matter occupied so tiny a part of his vast awareness that humans were utterly beneath his notice. The colonists of Newmanhome first suffered the effects of Wan-To's games when their planet's stars began to shift, the climate began to cool down, and the colony was forced into a desperate struggle to survive. Viktor Sorricaine was determined to discover what force had suddenly sent his world hurtling toward the ends of the universe. And the answer was something beyond the scope of his imagination -- even if he lived for 4000 years..."Article| Frederik Pohl| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Gladiator-At-Law
☯ Full Synopsis : "CAUTION! You are about to enter a world... where all engineering ingenuity has been employed for public spectacles of torture and death where the stock market operates with pari-mutuel machines where a court clerk transcribes testimony on punch cards, then feeds it to a jury machine where the dream real-estate development of today has become a cracked-concrete savage jungle In this world, young lawyer Charles Mundin battles a great combine of corporate interests—battles them in board meetings and in dark alleys—in a struggle that lays bare some brutal promises of the future...promises we are beginning to make right now. “...wholly admirable, in both thinking and execution.”—Galaxy “Reminiscent in vigor, bite and acumen to THE SPACE MERCHANTS”—Anthony Boucher. “...possessed of a bite and savage vigor which makes it one of the outstanding science fiction novels of the year.”—The New York Times “...a powerfully convincing story.”—New York Herald Tribune"Article| Frederik Pohl, C. M. Kornbluth| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Space Merchants
☯ Full Synopsis : "Mitchell Courtenay, an advertising copywriter of the future is assigned to sway public support for the American colonization of Venus"Article| Frederik Pohl, Cyril M. Kornbluth| Statement ..."