Book Reviews of Web Between the World

Web Between the World
Web Between the World
Author: Charles Sheffield
ISBN-13: 9780441878635
ISBN-10: 0441878636
Publication Date: 4/1980
Pages: 274
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Ace Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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This is a hard sf novel about a plan to make elevators to space versus using rockets. The author was the president of the American Astronautical Society at the time and seemed to think this was a real possibility. I can't say I agree with that. It's a decent enough futuristic novel dealing with asteroid mining, future drug addiction, space diseases, and interplanetary slavery. If you're a fan of this type of story, give it a try. It was a little to dry to me, though.
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Well written book for the engineers and fans of fantastical exploration of space as our backyard.