A GREAT SCIENCE-FICTION CLASSIC Here is an utterly enthralling science-fiction novel that spans 10,000 years of future adventures, human hopes, and super-human achievements. The story of one family, the Websters--and also of the Webster dogs and robots--it is narrated in the form of eight long sequences, each showing a further and more wonderful development. Humanity moves from the culture of the super-city of the near future to the sprawling spaces of a robot-run society, and finally finds its ... more info>>
Clifford Donald Simak (1904-1988) won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award, and was named the third Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SWFA) in 1977. EMPIRE was his third-published science fiction novel.
Rarely Reprinted Novel of Future Political Intrigue by Winner of 3 Hugos and a Nebula! One man wanted to make the solar system his own personal Empire. Spencer Chambers was a trillionaire and an industrialist. He owned the ships that could carry humanity to freedom and plenty in the untapped riches of the solar system. But in return he wanted to charge prices so high he would end up owning every planet and asteroid. Gregory Manning had a different idea. He saw a solar system open to everyone, th... more info>>
A link between yesterday and the tomorrow that was here already ? The closer you move to something the farther away it got ? Dreams constructed and maintained by society ? Stranded on an alien world with nobody to talk to except your spaceship ? A world-to-world search for an elusive secret ? The bizarre, weird, strange creations of thing and worlds only Science Fiction Grand Master, Clifford D. Simak could have written ? and make believable.