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An excellent tale from the Master!
Reviewed in the United States on June 5, 2017
This is an excellent tale by one of the masters of Science Fiction, well worth the read. I can't understand why some reviewers give it such a low rating. Maybe if there were light sabers, blasters, and evil aliens it would have rated better... and it is a single volume, maybe they would have been more favorable if it had sequels, prequels, and parallel stories.
Nemesis presents an unusual story, Earth is over-crowded and colony ships are leaving as soon as they can. This story follows Rotor, one of the ships, called Settlements, and some of the people aboard it. Advances in space travel have been occurring due to the Settlements research. The Rotor is the first ship capable of Hyper-Assistance, not a true ftl but better than a chemical boost. They also discover that Earth's Sun has a ... and around that ... there is a planet, a very strange planet that is not exactly inhabited, but also not lifeless. And then there's Marlene, a very unusual girl...
If you enjoy reading, haven't read this before (or even if you have!) pick up a copy and read it, you will not regret it!