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11 edition of Ragged Astronauts found in the catalog.

Ragged Astronauts

by Bob Shaw

  • 141 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Baen Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / General,
  • English Science Fiction And Fantasy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7661294M
    ISBN 100671656449
    ISBN 109780671656447

    Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting. Jun 1, - FREE! This mini-book is all about the job and life of an astronaut in space. Enjoy!Kerry Antilla.

    THE RAGGED ASTRONAUTS. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, Octavo, boards. First edition. First book of the "Land and Overland" series. Hugo nominee. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, Anatomy of Wonder () II A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#). Price: $ Many astronauts and cosmonauts have chosen to share their personal and space flight stories in books invaluable to those interested in learning about space history. To facilitate building your own library, the titles have been linked to their listings, where applicable.

    “Orbitsville” was nominated for Best Novel by John W Campbell Memorial Awards. He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer two times, in and again in Shaw’s story “Light of Other Days” was a Hugo Award nominee in the year , and so was “The Ragged Astronauts” in the year Bob Shaw ( – ) Bob Shaw was born in Belfast in After working in engineering, aircraft design and journalism he became a full time writer in Among his novels are Orbitsville, A Wreath of Stars, The Ragged Astronauts and his best-known work Other Days, Other Eyes, based on the Nebula Award-nominated ‘Light of Other Days.


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There is the breathtaking wow factor of a planet 5K kilometers above your head (I mean just imagine the eclipses!). There are characters, above the standard SF par/5(8). Despite these accolades, I wasn’t aware of Bob Shaw’s work until I found his name on the BSFA winners’ list.

The Ragged Astronauts is the first Ragged Astronauts book in the ‘Land & Overland’ trilogy, followed by The Wooden Spaceships () and The Fugitive Worlds (). The story opens on a world called Land.

The Ragged Astronauts is a dark book, but a very powerful one. It is packed with adventure and exploration, interesting and compelling characters, tragedy and triumph. It has held up well over the. The Land and Overland trilogy is a group of three science fantasy novels by Northern Irish writer Bob Shaw.

The trilogy consists of the books The Ragged Astronauts (published in ), The Wooden Spaceships () and The Fugitive Worlds (). In the United Kingdom, all three novels were originally published by Victor Gollancz. The Ragged Astronauts won the BSFA.

The first in a three-book series, The Ragged Astronauts introduces the twin worlds of Land and Overland, which orbit only a few thousand miles apart and share a common atmosphere. "Shaw's best novel Ragged Astronauts book, and that's not an insignificant accomplishment"Science Fiction Chronicle.

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One planet faces a threat to its survival and so the only hope for its people is to migrate through space by balloon to a sister planet, Overland. The sequel is. Title: The Ragged Astronauts Title Record # Author: Bob Shaw Date: Type: NOVEL Series: The Ragged Astronauts / Land and Overland Series Number: 1 Language: English User Rating: ing variants and translations: (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE Current Tags: science fiction (1) Add TagsAuthor: Bob Shaw.

The book was very enthralling to read and the drama played out well. The story was very absorbing. The story flowed so interestingly that the reader is drawn into the book. This is a good example of innovative is my 2nd reading of " Ragged Astronauts", after also having read "The Wooden Spaceships" but not "The Fugitive Worlds"/5(4).

Buy The Ragged Astronauts 1st Edition Uk by Shaw, Bob (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Found last year in a used bookstore, “The Ragged Astronauts” caught my attention because its author, the Irish writer Bob Shaw, was responsible for the seminal sf short story Light of Other Days (which you can read here).

I had never read any of Shaw’s novels, and the cover of “The Ragged Astronauts” grabbed me — a gothic-styled hot air balloon, high in the. "Ancient astronauts" (or "ancient aliens") refers to the pseudoscientific idea that intelligent extraterrestrial beings visited Earth and made contact with humans in antiquity and prehistoric times.

Proponents suggest that this contact influenced the development of modern cultures, technologies, and religions, and even human d scientific disciplines: Archaeology.

THE RAGGED ASTRONAUTS. [New York]: Baen Books, []. Octavo, two-part boards. First U.S. edition. First book of the "Land and Overland" series. Hugo nominee. Winner of the British Science Fiction Association Award, Novel, Anatomy of Wonder () II A fine copy in fine dust jacket.

(#). Price: $. The Ragged Astronauts by Bob Shaw (Italian edition) The novel “The Ragged Astronauts” by Bob Shaw was published for the first time in It’s the first book of the trilogy of the Land and Overland trilogy. It won the BSFA Award for best science fiction novel of the n: Buy Bob Shaw SF Gateway Omnibus: Orbitsville, The Ragged Astronauts, A Wreath of Stars (SF Gateway Omnibuses) by Shaw, Bob (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). The Ragged Astronauts is the first book in the ‘Land & Overland’ trilogy, followed by The Wooden Spaceships () and The Fugitive Worlds (). The story opens on a world called Land. A feudal system is in place, with the people .