Tales of the Flying Mountains

by Poul Anderson
Tales of the Flying Mountains - Poul Anderson N/A

"We, the people of the spaceship ASTRA, in order to accpmplish man's first venture beyond the solar System..."

Brave words, pondered by the Advisory Council of the ASTRA as they hurtle through space, but words judged inadequate to the task they have set themselves – to take the most perilous journey of all, far beyond the milkey way, to worlds unexplored, perhaps unexplorable. These pioneer spacemen and women have chosen a strange, uncertain future for themselves and their children, which they only begin to understand as they spin the fascinating tales of the space age past – of repression, rebellion, and anarchy – of man's fate – to accept the challange of the stars or annihilate himself on earth.

Contents:

  • Prologue
  • Nothing Succeeds Like Failure
  • Interlude 1
  • The Rogue (aka Industrial Revolution)
  • Interlude 2
  • Say It with Flowers
  • Interlude 3
  • Ramble with a Gamblin' Man
  • Interlude 4
  • Que Donn'rez Vous? (aka "What'll You Give?")
  • Interlude 5
  • Sunjammer
  • Interlude 6
  • Recruiting Nation
  • Epilogue

Release date 1970

Details updated August 26, 2021

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