Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently... show more
Gateway opened on all the wealth of the Universe...and on reaches of unimaginable horror. When prospector Bob Broadhead went out to Gateway on the Heechee spacecraft, he decided he would know which was the right mission to make him his fortune. Three missions later, now famous and permanently rich, Robinette Broadhead has to face what happened to him and what he is...in a journey into himself as perilous and even more horrifying than the nightmare trip through the interstellar void that he drove himself to take!THE HEECHEE SAGABook One:GATEWAYBook Two:BEYOND THE BLUE EVENT HORIZONBook Three: HEECHEE RENDEZVOUSBook Four: THE ANNALS OF THE HEECHEEFrom the Paperback edition.
Publish date: October 12th 2004
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Heechee Saga (#1)
Series: Heechee Saga #1 I think this may have been my first book by Pohl, and I’m not sure whether there’s any point in my trying to continue the series. The concept behind the book was interesting. Humans discovered an alien space station (rock) with a lot of ships with pre-programmed courses a...
Extract from log: "This is the 281st day out. Metsuoko lost the draw and suicided. Alicia voluntarily suicided 40 days later. We haven't yet reached turnaround, so it's all for nothing. The remaining rations are not going to be enough to support me, even if you include Alicia and Kenny, who are inta...
Before I began writing the review I searched for images of Gateway. This was the first one in the results:I really have no clue about the relevance. When I think about a gateway I think about something like this: or something like the following which resonates better with any serious reader:If you h...
Full review: http://infinispace.net/2013/01/gateway-by-frederik-pohl/ I've always believed that Gateway would make an amazing movie given the right script treatment. Winner of most of the top science fiction literature awards, Gateway is Frederik Pohl's greatest work, and stands as one of the best...
The book has what I think is the most interesting character I've ever come across in fiction, Siegfrid von Shrink (or at least that's what the main character calls him). I found myself eagerly anticipating all of their sessions and I, the listener, was never disappointed when he was present in the s...
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