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City Under the Sea / Star Ways

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City Under the Sea / Star Ways

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Author: Poul Anderson
Kenneth Bulmer
Publisher: Ace Books, 1957
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City Under the Sea

Jeremy Dodge knew the Earth would face starvation if it were not for the new science of "aquaculture". With the world's population numbering many billions, only the extra food being cultivated on the bottom of the sea could feed everyone.

But, like the rest of the surface-dwellers, Jeremy did not know what a vicious monopoly underwater cultivation had become. That is, until the dreadful moment when he himself was kidnapped and dragged beneath the depths.

And there he was to learn that just making his own escape would not be enough - he would have to save mankind from the tyranny of a new race of water-breathing human monsters!

Star Ways

They called themselves The Nomads. Unplanned by-products of the chaotic explosion of humankind into space, they had evolved for themselves a way of life similar to that of the gypsies of ancient Earth--except that their gypsy wagons were mighty starships, each a self-contained world that housed a clan of many thousands.

It was a hard life, but the only one the nomads knew, or wanted. But someone, or something, did not want them to have it; one by one the nomad starships were disappearing without a trace--and it fell to Joachim, Captain of the Starship Peregrine, to find out why...


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