I enjoyed this book which I read in 3 days Written before The Information Age Before information age before phones personal computers I thought the author would be amazed how in a few decades people would have such easy access to each other across the planet for so little cost His insights to the human ability of remote viewing
"Which Has Been Scientifically Corroborated "has been scientifically corroborated was interesting as well The future that he writes about is well withing the possible though probably would take a few centuries longer I haven t decided yet if I want to read the next book
in this drama but I will read some of his other books asthis drama but I will read some of his other books as is very imaginative 5 stars from Sandy One of Silverberg s weaker works Seems like he didn t really know where he wanted to go with it and then you reach the en. First edition. ,
D and realize he really didn t know where he wanted to go with it Disappointing but it s Silverberg so go with it Disappointing but it s Silverberg so still readable Full review And is light before and beyond our vision for which we give thanks And there is heat for which we are humble And there is power for which we count ourselves blessed Blessed be Balmer who gave s wavelengths Blessed be Bohr who brought The Billionaires Bidding usnderstanding Blessed be Lyman who saw beyond sight Tell s now the stations of the spectrum 3Robert Silverberg s To Open the Sky 1967 is an enjoyable pulp future history with a somewhat different premise religion will be the main force that facilitates mankind s exploration of the stars In his intro of 1978 edition
He Discusses How The Project Came About In The Earlydiscusses how the project came about In the early Frederik Pohl beca. Cover Artist. .
Me his editor and allowed him to published for the first time SF for Silverberg is my favorite science fiction writer and published for the first time SF for Silverberg is my favorite science fiction writer and ve read a lot of SF but let s be honest here for all the fascinating ideas that it contains To open the skies lacks direction Of course it s Silverberg so it is extremely readable and not in the sense YA book readable but in the sense that you keep reading because you are attracted by the strength of the author s intelligence But it s very clear that he didn t know where he was going especially with the second part There are many things I loved I d say most of it and especially the parts about the Vorst and the Harmonic religions but you cannot call this a well crafted novel with a straight face Probably this is also because it came out as. Richard Power. ,