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When the young son of Elizabeth Lindstrom, the autocratic president of Starflight, falls to his death, Vance Garamond, a flickerwing commander, is the obvious target for Elizabeth's grief and anger. Which, since Elizabeth is not a forgiving employer, leaves Garamond little choice but to flee. And fleeing Elizabeth's wrath means leaving the Solar System far behind, for ever, and hiding somewhere in deep space. Pursued remorselessly by Earth's space fleet, the somewhere that Garamond finds is an unimaginably vast, alien-built, spherical structure which could just change the destiny of the human race...
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Bob Shaw was born in Northern Ireland in 1931. He worked as a structural engineer, in industrial public relations and journalism before becoming a full-time writer in 1975. His other memorable novels include Other Days, Other Eyes, The Ragged Astronauts and The Wooden Spaceships. He died in 1996.
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Book Description Gollancz, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0575070986