The Day the Martians Came

Frederik Pohl
science fiction
The Day the Martians Came - Frederik Pohl

A fix-up novel with new sections interspersed with previously published works.

Henry Steegman is hardly "Mr. Personality" aboard the Mars-bound Algonquin 9. Yet it is he who bungles upon the spectacular Macy's-like city beneath the Red Planet's crust. For better or worse, the name Steegman will be immortalized by a discovery that will transform millions of lives.

For a struggling screenwriter, the Martian beings could mean a big story, big bucks, headlines... and more women than any many his size has ever known...

For an exhiled Russian rocket man, the are a possible route to America's space program, and the land of opportunity...

For a flying-saucer faker of flickering fame, the possibilities are out of this world.

In a brilliant near-future look at the human condition, Frederick Pohl has honed his satire-sharp science fiction to a steely new edge.

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Release date: 1988
Genres: science fiction
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Updated: August 08, 2012