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Gateway - Frederik Pohl

Wealth ...or death. Those were the choices Gateway offered. Humans had discovered this artificial spaceport full of working interstellar ships left be...

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ProGreat characters and cleverly structured

ConsThe domestic violence bit sticks out like a sore t...

Gateway, by Frederik Pohl, is very much in the grand tradition of 'hard SF'. Whereas much of what gets put in the science-fiction section of bookshops is actually little more than fantasy with lasers instead of swords, Gateway is part of the Arthur C Clarke, Bradbury and Asimov school that seeks...

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Wealth ...or death. Those were the choices Gateway offered. Humans had discovered this artificial spaceport full of working interstellar ships left behind by the mysterious vanished Heechee. Their destinations are preprogrammed. They are easy to operate but impossible to control. Some came back with discoveries which made their intrepid pilots rich; others returned with their remains barely identifiable. It was the ultimate game of Russian roulette but in this resource-starved future there was no shortage of desperate volunteers.

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EAN: 9781857988185

Type: Fiction

Genre: Science Fiction

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Title: Gateway

Author: Frederik Pohl

ISBN: 1857988183

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Listed on Ciao since: 14/10/2008