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Fred Hoyle
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Seven Steps to the Sun

3.03  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
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Published 1973 (first published January 1st 1970)
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John
Mar 20, 2016 John rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: scifi
1982 grade B+
2016 grade A-

with Geoffrey Hoyle

Good Book! Very intriguing. It is basically a vehicle to explore the coming future and the destruction of society in small time jumps where we see a fragment of the society at that time, sort of like a short story. The authors predicted a lot of the science correctly although the timeline is way too brief. I think the events will probably still happen eventually.

I reread the story right after reading Cobra War 3, which is 75% longer. This one is bette
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João Sousa
Jan 22, 2016 João Sousa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: argonauta
I was a bit disappointed by the simple plot of this book. Actually, I expected more from Hoyle, sometimes the speech was too direct and plain.

But in another hand this book kept me hooked to it, keeping my attention to what was about to come next.
Pete
Jun 23, 2007 Pete rated it it was ok
Oddly fascinating (but horribly written) book where the character keeps jumping forward in time for no apparent reason. The far flung future of 2005 is pretty amusing.
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Professor Sir Fred Hoyle was one of the most distinguished, creative, and controversial scientists of the twentieth century. He was a Fellow of St John’s College (1939-1972, Honorary Fellow 1973-2001), was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1957, held the Plumian Chair of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy (1958-1972), established the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy in Cambridge (now ...more
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