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The Black Cloud - Fred Hoyle
The Black Cloud
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451114327 (0451114329)
ASIN: 0451114329
Publisher: Roc
Edition language: English
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A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
Honestly, just skip the maths, forget it's got too much science and not enough sex. It's brilliant. It might be a boy's book, I know a couple now who keep it by their bed, but I found it unputdownable.The interaction with other intelligent life is very moving. The politics felt real.I wonder what wo...
XOX rated it
Recommended by Richard Darwkins.
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
This is the best geek wish-fulfillment fantasy I know, and I've also heard that it's Richard Dawkins's favorite science fiction novel. Make of that what you will. It's The Future, as imagined in the late 50s, and by the time I read it the book was already feeling a bit dated. But, oddly enough, that...
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