Bedlam Planet Author:John Brunner Everything about the planet revolving about Sigma Draconis seemed to indicate that here was a world that could be made into a second Earth. It was fertile and lacked native inhabitants and dangerous beasts. Then what was troubling the pioneer colony that had landed and set up shop there. — Was it really possible just to create a new Earth on any ... more »vacant world waiting a landing? Or was there more to plantary ecologies than humanity realized?
The problems faced in this brilliant new novel by the talented hand of John Brunner, and it is a problem more complex (and yet devilishly simpler) than might be supposed. Here is a novel of interstellar colonization that is also a novel of human adventure and the desperate plight of the one man who thought he knew what was making a heavenly body into the BEDLAM PLANET.« less