New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous bookNext book >>

Algis Budrys SF Gateway Omnibus

(2014)
Iron Thorn / Michaelmas / Hard Landing
An omnibus of novels by

 
Algis Budrys was one of the few writers who managed to carve out a successful role as an influential critic and editor alongside his fiction writing. BENCHMARKS, his collection of reviews from the pages of GALAXY SCIENCE FICTION, is extremely well-regarded, and for almost two decades he was a judge of the Writers of the Future programme, but it is for his fiction that he is best known. This omnibus collects three of his later works: THE IRON THORN, MICHAELMAS and HARD LANDING. THE IRON THORN: Honor White Jackson was a human being. But his planet was not Earth, nor his time Now. His world was dominated by a giant Iron Thorn. Beyond the reach of this tower there was supposedly nothing - except a frozen, airless desert where huge winged beasts called Amsirs roamed. MICHAELMAS: Michaelmas and Domino, man and computer, were linked to each other, and to the complete database of Earth. There they virtually ruled the world. For by making the right subtle manipulations, they had the power to change the course of human destiny. HARD LANDING: The body was found dead on the tracks, electrocuted.The autopsy confirmed what some had always feared, that we are not alone in the universe - and that even now, some visitors are still at large.

 
Similar Books by other authors...


Far Out, In Deep, Off Centre, Turning On
Damon Knight

The Last Coin / The Paper Grail / All The Bells on Earth
(Christian Trilogy)

James P Blaylock
thumb
Philip Jose Farmer SF Gateway Omnibus
Philip José Farmer

Clifford Simak SF Gateway Omnibus
Clifford D Simak
 
Used availability for Algis Budrys's Algis Budrys SF Gateway Omnibus


See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 

Paperback Editions

January 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Algis Budrys SF Gateway Omnibus: The Iron Thorn, Michaelmas, Hard Landing (Sf Gateway Library)
Author(s): Algis Budrys
ISBN: 0-575-10833-9 / 978-0-575-10833-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Search for