Tower of Glass
Publish date: October 28th 1983
Publisher: Bantam Books (NYC)
Pages no: 184
Edition language: English
I’m continuing my summer reading of Robert Silverberg novels from the most prolific period of his career, 1967-1976. I reviewed A Time of Changes previously and now it’s time for Tower of Glass. Simeon Krug, inventor and entrepreneur, is obsessed in getting a tower of glass built toward a star wh...
I have a theory that Tower of Glass was written as a response to Brave New World, but I might be wrong about that.
This is my third book by Robert Silverberg but my first disappointment. Not up to the high standard I was led to expect by the other two.Amidst one man's obsession with making first contact with aliens, no matter what the expense, is a struggle by sentient androids for equality with humanity. For th...
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