Orphans of the sky: a novel

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Putnam, 1964 - Fiction - 187 pages
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User Review  - jmourgos - LibraryThing

First Impressions: The book reads rather rapidly and well for a young adult novel, originally appearing in Astounding Science Fiction back in the 1940s. Heinlein's writing and plotting had improved ... Read full review

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User Review  - ecataldi - LibraryThing

I was due for a sci-fi classic and this slim little novel sure did the trick. Set far into the future, Hugh Hoyland starts exploring "the ship" a 5 mile long (2,000 feet across) steel expanse that is ... Read full review

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