October 24, 2017

Son of Man by Robert Silverberg.

(Editors’ Note: Thanks to all of you that braved the cold to report the Quadrantid meteor shower rates this past weekend; here at Astroguyz HQ in Hudson, Florida we saw maybe a couple dozen under semi hazy skies the morning of the 3rd, amounting to a very unofficial zenithal hourly rate of maybe 90-100. Not a bad final shower to wrap up the season. Of course, unlike the rest of the country, we had the privilege to observe in shorts and t-shirts in January! Now, at long last, back to the classic Scifi reviews…):

Looking for a “trippy” novel? Son of Man, by Robert Silverberg, may be it. Set in the far (and we do mean far!) future, this classic novel is now back in print courtesy of Pyr books. In it, an average mortal of modern times is flung into a universe in which Man has evolved into a multitude of distinct species.

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Dying Inside by Robert Silverburg

Dying Inside isn’t Robert Silverburg’s most well known novel. It also is does not fit into any of the standard themes.

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