Earthman, Come Home (Cities In Flight, 3)
Publish date: 1974
Publisher: Arrow Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Another really good book. The book follows the "series of vignettes" style of the last book, but with more of a serialized tone instead of an episodic one.There are a few things I'm wondering though, which might not be answered in future books - in particular, what City was Interstellar Master Trade...
Did-not-finish. (Read to page 118.)Usually, I'd give only one star to a did-not-finish, but there's nothing about this book that has aggravated me; I have no strong criticism. It just has failed to hold my interest. I started reading some Haruki Murakami short stories and can't bring myself to pick ...
Earthman, Come Home is set a few hundred years after the previous novel. John Amalfi is still the mayor of the Okie city New York, and is now over 700 years old; thanks to the anti-agathic drugs that all citizens take. New York is running low on supplies and must land and take a job soon, but Amal...
Not as good as the previous installment in the series. I found it difficult to follow what was actually going on most of the time.
If you like Golden Age SF and have somehow missed the Cities in Flight series, do yourself a favor and check it out. This is the best one, and in general one of the best space operas ever written; it was one of my favorite books when I was about 14. Everything is done on a colossal scale that is sug...
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