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Tau Zero (S.F. Masterworks)

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Tau Zero (S.F. Masterworks) by Poul Anderson
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Fifty men and women set out in the twenty-third century from Earth aboard an interstellar craft to travel to a planet some thirty light-years away. The ship will approach the speed of light and so (as Einstein predicted) subjective time on board will slow and so the journey of several decades will be of much shorter duration for the crew. But the ship's deceleration system is irreparably damaged when it hits a cloud of interstellar dust and acceleration continues toward light speed, tau zero. Soon the ship is speeding through galaxies and eons are passing on board the ship in the blink of an eye …

Author Biography

Poul Anderson (1926-2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning many Hugo and Nebula awards, and also winning the Gandalf (Grand Master) Award.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2006
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Gollancz
Pages
192
Dimensions
130x197x15
ISBN-13
9780575077324
Product ID
1694766

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