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The road to Mars

a post-modem novel

by Eric Idle

  • 308 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twenty-second century -- Fiction,
  • Comedians -- Fiction,
  • Androids -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Idle.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6059.D4 R63 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL35343M
    ISBN 10037540340X
    LC Control Number99020073

    NASA wants to send colonists to Mars in the s, and so too does Mars One – a non-profit, international effort launched in Europe. Meanwhile, SpaceX, an American company, wants to one-up both and get there a decade sooner. Later this year, the private company plans to test-launch its Falcon Heavy rocket – the most powerful rocket to date.   The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Roadis the profoundly moving story of a journey. It /5().

      Mars is a planet of vast contrasts – huge volcanoes, deep canyons, and craters that may or may not host running water. It will be an amazing location for future tourists to explore, once we put. When Jack Kerouacs On the Road first appeared in , readers instantly felt the beat of a new literary rhythm. A fictionalised account of his own journeys across America with his friend Neal Cassady, Kerouacs beatnik odyssey captured the soul of a generation and changed the /5(K).

      With Motley Crue heading back on the road, check out 37 wild stories from tell-all book and movie 'The Dirt' The hedonistic rock band's tell-all has been adapted for a Netflix movie, 'The Dirt Author: Piet Levy. A Trip to Mars by Ash, Fenton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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