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“Bova’s latest novel is one of his best, and a classic use of the old sf theme of humanity reaching out for immortality among the stars.”—Booklist (starred review) on Farside
“The sort of gritty, hands-on, you-are-there yarn at which Bova has long excelled.”—Kirkus Reviews on Farside
"With his customary use of scientific facts to augment his flair for storytelling, Bova brings to life another sf adventure about humanity's future in space."—Library Journal on Farside
“Bova’s fans and hard SF lovers should flock to his latest novel.”
—Library Journal on Leviathans of Jupiter
“A quick-paced space adventure.”
—Publishers Weekly on Leviathans of Jupiter
The characters, although not well suited to this setting, would be believable in others.
The book is a slow drag through a thin story where many pages are being spent on "he thought", "he wondered" and "she felt" inner dialogue.
And wouldn't such full-size robots do all of the manual labor across the surface of the moon?
I'm a big fan of Ben Bova's writing, especially the Grand Tour series. This book is a welcome addition to the series. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Harvey S. Trop
I am a big fan of Ben Bova. He is a prolific writer who has brought forth a number of outstanding reads over a lifetime of writing. However, this is not one of his best works. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Severian
This story details the adventures of a team of researchers building an array of three 100 meter telescopes on the far side of the moon.Published 3 months ago by James M Stiles
Ben Bova is a great sci-fi author i love all of his books. he uses very believable characters and includes science in his storiesPublished 5 months ago by Kathleen Dentinger
The Grand Tour is a series of partly interconnected novels, although most of them are completely independent of each other. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Oleg
Ben Bova, has and most likely always will be on of the Sci Fi writers that will inspire many more authors in the future. Can't think of any of his books that were not great.Published 6 months ago by Garry Beach
I can't recommend this book even to Bova fans who know what to expect, as it's even drier than The Rock Rats. Read morePublished 6 months ago by jsharbour