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Mission of Gravity

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Mesklin is a vast, inhospitable, disc-shaped planet, so cold that its oceans are liquid methane and its snows are frozen ammonia. It is a world ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. Hardcover, Doubleday, 1954

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DavidKM

A Classic of World Building

by DavidKM on Oct 24, 2013

Mission of Gravity is Clement's best known novel for good reason. The Mesklinites, especially Captain Barlennan, look like millipedes, but are very human. Barlennan is a bit like Poul Anderson's Nicholas van Rijn. Mesklin is a crazy world: gravity ranges from 3 gees at the equator to 700 at the poles ... More

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