Stowaway to Mars Author:John Wyndham The earth was holding a fantastic contest ... — An international prize of over a million dollars was being offered to the first man to complete an interplanetary journey. Target--Mars. — It was a race against time. The U.S., Russia, and England were again competitors, fighting for fame and fortune. — Dale Curtance of England didn't need the fortu... more »ne. he was a millionaire. he was an eccentric. But most of all he was an adventurer and he was determined to win.
But winning was not going to be that easy. There were going to be many surprises. And they all began with the stowaway aboard Curtance's ship.