The Hercules Text

The Hercules Text

Paperback - 2015
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The classic first-contact science fiction novel that launched the career of Jack McDevitt, the national bestselling author of Coming Home --now revised from the original edition, and featuring a new foreword.

From a remote corner of the galaxy a message is being sent. The continuous beats of a pulsar have become odd, irregular...artificial. It can only be a code.

Frantically, a research team struggles to decipher the alien communication. And what the scientists discover is destined to shake the foundations of empires around this world--from Wall Street to the Vatican...
Publisher: New York, New York : Ace Books, c2015
ISBN: 9780425276013
Branch Call Number: PB SCIFI MCD
Characteristics: 353 pages ; 18 cm


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Feb 28, 2016

Atypical and slow-starting First Contact novel. Also very little action, but extensive attempt to examine a problem from different viewpoints - successfully. Four stars.

Feb 26, 2016

Atypical First Contact story. Slow start, very little action, lots of examination of problems from various angles. Four stars.


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