WHAT IS THE PRICE OF IMMORTALITY?
For nomad Marshall Cartwright, the price is knowing that he will never grow old. That he will never contract a disease, an infection, or even a cold. That because he will never die, he must surrender the right to live.
For Dr. Russell Pearce, the price is eternal suspicion. He appreciates what synthesizing the elixir vitae from the Immo...more
The book itself is comprised of multiple sequential short passages that were published separately in popular (at the time) magazines. To me I feel this is detrimental to the flow of t...more
There were several sequential sections of the story set generations apart from another, which didn...more
A curious sci fi novel that I'd definitely recommend to those interested in "science gone wrong" stories. The story is broken up into 4 parts, each one taking place 50 years apart from each other. In the first segment, a doctor discovers that a recent blood donor has properties to his blood that make him essentially immortal and that barring accidents, he will live forever. As this is news to the donor as much as it is to the scientific community, the immortal go...more
Gunn looks at m...more