Portal: A Dataspace Retrieval

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Grafton, 1989 - 352 pages
Originally published as an interactive novel on computer disk in 1986, "Portal" is the story of an astronaut who returns to earth from a mysteriously aborted mission prematurely awakened from suspended animation. One hundred years have passed; animals and plants thrive, cities stand intact. Every human being, however, has disappeared. With the help of a slowly reviving computer network, the astronaut begins to piece together the events of the last century. He learns of the child prodigy Peter Devore, of a world orchestrated by stunning new technologies, and of Peter's race against time to unlock the secrets of the Portal.

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An astronaut returns to an Earth devoid of human life. With a still-functioning computer network as his only ally and a namePeter Devoreas his only clue, the last man on Earth slowly pieces together ... Read full review

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