No species has ever reached for the stars without the guidance of a patron--except perhaps mankind. Did some mysterious race begin the uplift of humanity aeons ago? Circling the sun, under the caverns of Mercury, Expedition Sundiver prepares for the most momentous voyage in history--a journey into the boiling inferno of the sun.
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Review: Sundiver (The Uplift Saga #1)User Review - Tai Viinikka - Goodreads
David Brin tells a good story. This first novel suffered from some weaker characterization, but the plot and the ideas are strong. At some point I might have to start viewing books as fantasy if they ... Read full review
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