Man in a Cage

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E-Rights/E-Reads Limited, Mar 1, 2003 - Fiction - 232 pages
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Harker Lee is a survivor. His mind withstands the threat of insanity and the pressure of imprisonment. His lifelong struggle to keep mind and body together in the face of the hostile environment of the maximum-security block is struggle against the society of his fellow men. But that society can still find a need for him a need for the ability to survive which it is testing to the full. He was taken from his cell once to be used in experiments in reading minds. Now he is brought forth again, to endure the ultimate test: to fly a Titan spaceship through hyperspace to the stars. Starflight destroys the minds of sane men. But Harker Lee is not sane and his mind has strength which sane men lack. In Harker Lee, the man whom society is caging for his crimes, now lies the hope that man might break out of the greatest of all cages the void of empty darkness which enfolds the Earth. In this chilling, enthralling novel of psychology and science fiction, one final escape must be made, for a man and for mankind.

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User Review  - Steve Joyce - Goodreads

I've read so many of Stableford's Black Coat translations of early French SF that it was inevitable that I read some of his own fiction. Man in a Cage smacks of the "New Wave" style popular in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I struggled with this book and had a hard time finishing it. This is a book that is only going to be worth a select group of people, apparently I am not part of that group. I was given this book in exchange for an honest review via Netgalley. Read full review

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Stableford has been the most versatile and stylish of science fiction writers for more than 3 decades.

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