Starplex

Starplex

Book - 2010
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The Aurora Award-winning Science-fiction Classic back in Print!

The only novel from its year to be nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.

Flashforward will be published during ABC's highly anticipated new series, Flashforward, which begab Thursday September 24th. This series is based on Robert Sawyer's first novel of the same name - so interst in his titles will increase with this high exposure. Check out the trailer at: http://abc.go.com/shows/flash-forward

The giant exploration starship Starplex - crewed by humans, dolphins, and extraterrestrials - embarks on a journey covering billions of years of time and millions of light-years of space.

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Red Deer Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780889954441
0889954445
Characteristics: 304 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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Jun 24, 2010

Entertaining and episodic, Starplex is a tale of interstellar exploration and adventure rather like a reconceptualized and debugged Star Trek. In the twenty-first century, the human race has both developed faster-than-light travel and contacted nonhuman intelligent races. Starplex, under the command of Keith Lansing, is one of the contact makers. Lansing faces hostile crew members, the personal and cultural idiosyncracies of nonhumans, the problems of first contact, and a marriage that may be deteriorating. No one, probably including Sawyer, will claim great originality for the yarn. Technically, it is good rather than great, yet it emphatically works, will draw readers, and may be the opening of a long-running series. -- Roland Green (via Amazon.com)

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