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Non-Stop - Brian W. Aldiss
Non-Stop
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Curiosity was discouraged in the Greene tribe. Its members lived out their lives in cramped Quarters, hacking away at the encroaching ponics. As to where they were - that was forgotten. Roy Complain decides to find out. With the renegade priest Marapper, he moves into unmapped territory, where... show more
Curiosity was discouraged in the Greene tribe. Its members lived out their lives in cramped Quarters, hacking away at the encroaching ponics. As to where they were - that was forgotten.
Roy Complain decides to find out. With the renegade priest Marapper, he moves into unmapped territory, where they make a series of discoveries which turn their universe upside-down...

Non-Stop is the classic SF novel of discovery and exploration; a brilliant evocation of a familiar setting seen through the eyes of a primitive.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781585676835 (1585676837)
Publisher: Overlook TP
Pages no: 241
Edition language: English
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Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
5.0 Non-Stop
The giant ship is sent to colonize a planet Procyon V. During the ship’s approach to the planet, something has happened. A new form disease, A Nine Days Ague derived from the planet killed a lot of people in the ship. The crew and inhabitants decided to turn back to the Earth. It took more than twen...
Short Rambling Reviews
Short Rambling Reviews rated it
5.0 Non-Stop
Brilliant piece of sci-fi writing
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
5.0
More fun than I thought it would be. A generational spaceship saga in which the descendants of the original crew have reverted to savagery. Some surprising twists and interesting speculations on religion and psychology.
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
3.0
One of those multi-generation starship stories, quite good. But there have been so many rip-offs...
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