Garden on the Moon Author:Pierre Boulle On the moon, just five years from now, will be planted a little garden. It's seeds were bred at Peenemunde, in eastern Germany, twenty-eight years earlier, for there the rocket scientists were inspired and driven by the "spirit of Peenemunde" -- the vision of reaching the moon. — At war's end, these men of passion were delighted... more », since they could now disperse and pursue their real interests. Some went West and some East, and one of them, Stern, came to America.
Such is the background for Pierre Boulle's compelling new novel. In a story as dramatic and provocative as The Bridge Over the River Kwai, Mr. Boulle traces the fate of the race to the moon.« less