The Wrong End of Time Author:John Brunner The time is the future. The place, an America so isolated by fear that it is cut off from the rest of the world by a massive defense system. Into this armed, barricaded state comes a Russian scientist bearing a strange and almost unbelievable story. — Superior intelligent life-of a far higher order than any on earth-has been detected near the pla... more »net Pluto [sic]. Immune themselves by virtue of their far greater intelligence, these Aliens are about to destroy the planet Earth.
The one person who can provide the solution is a brilliant and clairvoyant young American black [sic], hunted by the ever-present police, hidden far within the turbulent, festering slum...« less