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Gateway - S.F. Masterworks (Paperback)
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Gateway - S.F. Masterworks (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 29/03/2010
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One of the very best must-read SF novels of all time

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.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575094239
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 254 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22 mm


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All the elements for a great read: humour, drama, tragedy, great one-liners, a marvellously quirky central character and a great supporting character in the form of a robotic psychologist. - Garry Kilworth.

A wonderfully satisfying SF premise. - New York Times Book Review.

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“The best science fiction novel I've ever read”

This book is the best piece of science fiction I have ever read, it takes a truly astonishing imagination to create something like this. The story is based on an alien space station found in earths solar system full... More

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“Fear, guilt and the human spirit.”

The strength of this excellent book is the pleasing premise on which it is founded. The theme of a human encounter with the artefacts and machinery of a mysteriously vanished alien civilisation is redolent of... More

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“Get Rich or Die Trying...in Space!”

Members of the Gateway community all dream of making it big. On an alien space station with alien ships pre-programmed for there destination, crews of no hopers set out to find the riches of the universe. However some... More

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