Shortlisted for the 1961 Hugo Award, Rogue Moon is the disquieting and story of what happens when monstrous scientific ambition is matched by human obsession.
The moon had finally been reached, and on it was found the most terrifying structure, that killed men over and over again, in torturous, unfathomable ways. Clearly, only a mad man or a suicidal maniac could explore its horrible secrets.
All his life, Al Barker has toyed with death. So when the US lunar programme needs a volunteer to penetrate a murderous labyrinth, alien to all human comprehension, Barker's the man to do it. But what is required of Barker is that he withstand the trauma of dying, not just once, but time and time and time again . . .
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This study of the human psyche has an incredible amount of power which when combined with the study of relationships and exploration of that final frontier - the inevitable truth that is death - creates a unique and breathtaking novel that simply has no equal, a true classic in every sense. (Antony Jones SFBOOKREVIEWS blog)Book Description:
Described by Robert Silverberg as containing 'The most terrifying pages in any SF novel I have ever read', ROGUE MOON is the disquieting story of what happens when monstrous scientific ambition is matched by human obsession.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002159371
Book Description Fontana, 1980. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good: Light signs of wear. Cover Art: Uncredited (illustrator). 7" (178mm) x 4¼" (108mm). © 1960: A stand-alone novel by Algis Budrys:- Synopsis: Why did the alien formation on the dark side of the moon destroy all those who entered it? Its secrets could never be learned until investigators had found a way of avoiding those fatal false moves within its structure. Barker, unafraid of death, seemed the ideal man to find out. For a technique had been discovered whereby, each time he died, he could be revived and made to press on deeper into the mystery. And his preoccupation with suicide was matched by that of his project director - an obsession with scientifically controlled murder:- Review(s): 2A Masterpiece" - James Blish:- (original cost £0.90). Bookseller Inventory # 11.001.00644
Book Description Glasgow: Fontana, 1980., 1980. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Paperback book in good condition. Shelfwear to edges of covers with minor bumps to corners. Pages tanned throughout particularly to page edges. 12mo. 158pp. Bookseller Inventory # 11863
Book Description Fontana, Great Britain, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0006154093. ISBN/EAN: 9780006154099. Inventory No: 09090157. The photo of this book is of the actual book for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 09090157