Gold in the Sky



Gold in the Sky Alan E Nourse S 1958 Novel Of Fortunes Made And Lost, Murder, And Betrayal Among The Asteroid Miners Originally Published In The September, 1958 Issue Of AMAZING SCIENCE FICTION STORIES Magazine.

10 thoughts on “Gold in the Sky

  1. says:

    A space adventure set on Mars and the asteroid belt It s a novella rather than novel length but well paced The imagery and concepts seem fairly dated, though Inertia is still a problem, but they apparently have artificial gravity The predominant weapon is the adjustable strength stunner, though projectile weapons are still around Leigh Brackett s The Big Jump is from roughly the same period, but I liked it better For a story dealing with the asteroid belt possibly being a formerly inhabite A space adventure set on Mars and the asteroid belt It s a novella rather than novel length but well paced The imagery and concepts seem fairly dated, though Inertia is still a problem, but they apparently have artificial gravity The predominant weapon is the adjustable streng...

  2. says:

    Three star books are really difficult I found this an OK read but definitely not my favourite book It was fairly exciting in some places However there were times when the author was obviously trying to build suspense, but a bit unsuccessfully It just left me think thinking just get on with it.

  3. says:

    Future miners, argumentative brothers make good to revenge the death of their pops Villain totally foiled, snap, etc.

  4. says:

    Still an entertaining yarn, even though the science is out of date and many of the plot twists seem hokey nowadays Nourse knew how to write, and that makes up for it all.

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