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Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus

(2013)
Orbitsville / Ragged Astronauts / Wreath of Stars
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the work of the award-winning Bob Shaw. Best known for his extraordinary novel of 'slow glass', Other Days, Other Eyes, Bob Shaw was a fan favourite at conventions for his hysterical 'serious scientific talks'. This omnibus contains three of his finest works: Orbitsville, A Wreath of Stars and The Ragged Astronauts.

Orbitsville:
Racing from the certain vengeance of Earth's tyrant ruler, space captain Vance Garamond flees the Solar System. And discovers the almost unimaginably vast spherical structure soon to become famous as 'Orbitsville' - a new home for Earth's huddled masses.

A Wreath of Stars:
Thornton's Planet is an anti-neutrino planet detected on its approach to Earth. It can be seen only through the newly developed magniluct lenses and its arrival causes a wave of panic. When its course carries it past the earth, interest in Thornton's Planet wanes. But the visit of Thornton's Planet has had effects on Earth further-ranging than anyone could have imagined.

The Ragged Astronauts:
Land and Overland - twin worlds a few thousand miles apart. On Land, humanity faces a threat to its very survival - an airborne species, the ptertha, has declared war on humankind, and is actively hunting for victims. The only hope lies in migration. Through space to Overland. By balloon.

Genre: Science Fiction

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August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus: Orbitsville, The Ragged Astronauts, A Wreath of Stars (SF Gateway Omnibuses)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-575-11120-8 / 978-0-575-11120-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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August 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus: Orbitsville, The Ragged Astronauts, A Wreath of Stars
Author(s): Bob Shaw
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus: Orbitsville, The Ragged Astronauts, A Wreath of Stars (SF Gateway Omnibuses)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK