logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
The Penal Colony - Richard Herley
The Penal Colony
by: (author)
3.71 70
Set in 1997 this is the story of Routledge, a prisoner at Sert, a penal colony controlled by satellite technology. He is forced to forget normal life. Then, under the charismatic leadership of one man, he sets about turning hitherto hopeless dreams of escape into reality.
Set in 1997 this is the story of Routledge, a prisoner at Sert, a penal colony controlled by satellite technology. He is forced to forget normal life. Then, under the charismatic leadership of one man, he sets about turning hitherto hopeless dreams of escape into reality.
show less
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345358752 (0345358759)
ASIN: 345358759
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
3.0 Review: The Penal Colony
Originally read February 6, 2014 This wasn’t a bad book but, after reading the high praise from several other reviews, I think I must have missed that “special something” that made this book stand out for other people. The story is centered on a man who, imprisoned for a murder he didn’t commit, ...
Retiredbear
Retiredbear rated it
5.0 The Penal Colony
Another surprise - a long ago published story by an indie writer that is outstanding. The title gave me a clue about the storyline. However, I was not prepared for the total immersion in the story. Everything about the book is 5 stars. The writing style, characters and their development, subplot...
a TeMPLe of WoRDS
a TeMPLe of WoRDS rated it
5.0
I happened to come upon this book one day while searching through the free books on Kindle and it looked really interesting. This is basically a story about a man who is found guilty, though he claims his innocence, and is sent away to an island prison. Once there, he finds out that there is a pri...
Rayne Hall, Fantasy and Horror Author
Rayne Hall, Fantasy and Horror Author rated it
4.0 Penal Colony
I liked this book. It's well written, and unpredictable. Several times I thought I knew what was going to happen but then the plot turned the other way. I like how the characters don't correspond to the tropes of fiction. It's suspenseful and exciting.The excitement and suspense in the book stem fro...
Other editions (4)
Books by Richard Herley
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?