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In my opinion one of the best ever written sci-fi books. Scientifically correct and far-sighted for the time of writing.Published 19 days ago by Lorenz Born
Terrific sf written with respect of scientific knowledge.Published 6 months ago by Louis Sant' Angelo
Fred Hoyle wrote some of the best science fiction that is based on real science. It is too believable. Too bad he's gone.Published 23 months ago by William E. Ferreira
I'm late to the party since I've just discovered Fred Hoyle's science fiction. What a glorious treat to read this wonderful story played out with inside information about the... Read morePublished on April 19, 2013 by Joanna Poppink
I like reading old science fiction novels because they give us a perspective on what people back then thought of the future and the things they hoped for and feared. Read morePublished on May 23, 2009 by Shi-Hsia Hwa
Message babe from space.
Astronomers detect a signal that they realise is information, not your random junk they usually get. Read more
I remember reading this as a teenager, and thinking it was the most exciting book I had ever read. Forty years later, I decided I had to read it again. Read morePublished on January 18, 2007 by John Blackwell
Good to bring back 'the old days' of when this series was on TV. Also good to see just how writing has advanced in such a short time - Fred Hoyle was then seen as a writer worth... Read morePublished on January 4, 2007 by Rodney G. Stevenson