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Stowaway to Mars (original 1935; edition 1982)

by John Wyndham

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Title:Stowaway to Mars
Authors:John Wyndham
Info:Hodder & Stoughton Ltd. (1982), Edition: New Ed, Paperback, 192 pages
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Stowaway to Mars by John Wyndham (1935)

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  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
This is the earliest story that I know of by John Wyndham. He wrote it before selling his first published book, The Day of the Triffids. It is vintage, old-fashioned science fiction; nevertheless, it is well written and the one notable female in the story* is treated as a brave, intelligent, and independent character. That in itself was rare in the 1930s.

*There are two: intrepid heroine and cowardly wife.

However, it is very old-fashioned science fiction: read it only if you're determined to read all of Wyndham's works. ( )
  monado | May 21, 2006 |
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