The Black Cloud

By: Hoyle, Fred; Benford, Gregory

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1986 Full-Leather. 200 pp. 8vo. Full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Gregory Benford, illustrations by Richard M. Powers. Astronomers in England and America have made a terrifying discovery: an ominous black cloud the size of Jupiter is travelling straight towards our solar system. If their calculations are correct, the cloud's path will bring it between the Earth and the Sun, blocking out the Sun's rays and threatening unimaginable consequences for our planet. With the fate of every living thing on Earth in the balance, world leaders assemble a team of brilliant scientists to figure out a way to stop the cloud. But when they uncover the truth behind its origins, they will be forced to reconsider everything they think they know about the nature of life in the universe... A landmark of British science fiction, The Black Cloud (1957) was the first novel by world-renowned astronomer Sir Fred Hoyle (1915-2001), who used his own scientific background to create a frighteningly real apocalyptic thriller in which, Hoyle said, 'there is very little that could not conceivably happen.'

Title: The Black Cloud

Author: Hoyle, Fred; Benford, Gregory

Illustrator: Powers, Richard M.

Categories: Speculative, Leather-Bound, Easton Press,

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1986

Binding: Full-Leather

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2280919