Transit Author:Edmund Cooper As a human being--an Earthman--Richard Avery was not particularly successful. He was mediocre as a teacher, and a failure as an artist. The rewards of Earth had passed him by. — Still...Earth was home. It was where he belonged, where he could at least go his way unnoticed. Until that afternoon in Kensington Gardens, and that gleaming, hypnotic cr... more »ystal that transported him--intantaneously--to a new and alien world.
He was not alone, at least. There were three other Earth people marooned with him, all without a hint of the location or reason. And four more oddly assorted individuals would have been hard to imagine...« less