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The Diamond Moon (Venus Prime #5)

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Much excitement has arisen throughout the galaxy over the exploration mission to Jupiter's moon, Amalthea. Led by the renowned Professor J.Q.R. Forster, the dangerous expedition will lead its members to the surface of this strange moon—and beyond. It is Sparta's mission to monitor the trip on the part of the Board of Space Control. Her task becomes more threatening when Si ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published October 28th 1990 by Avon Books (Mm) (first published October 1990)
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Paul Darcy
Jan 09, 2012 Paul Darcy rated it liked it
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by Paul Preuss, published in 1990.

Venus Prime 5, as the title suggests, is the fifth book of the Arthur C. Clarke’s Venus Prime series written by Paul Preuss. It is based off of the short story ‘Jupiter V’ written by Arthur C. Clarke about the moon Amalthea which orbits Jupiter.

In Venus Prime 5: Diamond Moon, Amalthea is something entirely other than just a moon, but I won’t give away that information as it is key to the whole work so far. Sparta or Linda or Ellen has recovered from her addictio
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Jc
Jan 25, 2015 Jc rated it liked it
A bit more humor than the previous 4 but lacks the feeling of ACC.
Chris Devine
May 09, 2015 Chris Devine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
So after four books following a similar vein with Sparta / Ellen / Linda trying to find her origins whilst catching the bad guys as an inspector of the Space Force, this one takes a sudden leap onto a completely different track. Still a good read but took some time to switch mind sets.
Claudio
Jan 19, 2012 Claudio rated it really liked it
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Por fin se llega a algo mas allá de la anécdota del marinero espacial que queda varado y es salvado gracias al uso ingenioso de la física y la mecánica celeste. Ansioso por ver cómo culmina en el libro 6.
Ian
Mar 05, 2009 Ian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Excellent Clarke scifi read. Stimulating and imaginitive. What happened to dreaming of science and space? Oh yeah, TV.
Jeff Rudisel
Sep 16, 2012 Jeff Rudisel rated it really liked it
VENUS PRIME ARTHUR C. CLARKE
TIE-TOGETHER SERIES OF SIX CLARKE STORIES INTO NEW SERIES BY PREUSS.
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awesome series
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