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Thousandstar (Cluster #4)

3.66 of 5 stars 3.66  ·  rating details  ·  512 ratings  ·  8 reviews
At the edge of the Milky Way, the treacherous space race for the legacy of the Ancients begins - a race against time, enemy aliens, and black holes. For outlawed hero Heem of Highfalls and beautiful Jessica of Capella, the extraordinary contest is very simple: They can win or they can die.
Mass Market Paperback, 294 pages
Published June 28th 1980 by Avon Books (first published January 1st 1980)
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This story was so much better than the previous two. It might even be better than the first book in the series, though I'm not sure They're at least equal. Not only is it an interesting story, but the names are much more manageable, and there aren't any weird difficult to understand communication bibbits at the beginnings of the chapter. There's also no mention of homo-sexuality being disgusting, so a plus on that as well.
In this terrific science fiction quest novel, alien creatures race and must fly through space, land on an unknown world and travel to an ancient city of an earlier interstellar civilization where they have to solve a cool riddle to reveal the secrets.

Fun Fun Fun.

Aurora Springer
Great romance story set on several planets with aliens of various unusual types
poetsespresso Anderson
Jan 08, 2008 poetsespresso Anderson rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: science fiction readers
This book was another one I grew up with. It has some very intriguing ideas and wonderful worlds and societies and creatures with intelligence that are interacting.
Grade A-. Book C4.
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Though he spent the first four years of his life in England, Piers never returned to live in his country of birth after moving to Spain and immigrated to America at age six. After graduating with a B.A. from Goddard College, he married one of his fellow students and and spent fifteen years in an assortment of professions before he began writing fiction full-time.

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