I wanted to like this book. Like other reviewers pointed out, the first few chapters were compelling enough to keep me reading. Read morePublished on April 29 2004
This is one of those novels that seemed to have been written in a single burst of creative energy. It is much simpler than his later novels (particularly the "Hutch"... Read morePublished on Jan. 11 2004 by Avid Reader
This book is a true page-turner. I simply couldn't put it down.
It is a "true McDevitt" book. Very entertaining, and a very original storyline. Read more
This is a true page turner in Jack McDevitt's typical style. Just when you thing "two more pages and I will stop reading at the end of the chapter... Read morePublished on Jan. 2 2003 by Markus Egger
Too much, yet not enough. That is the way I would describe my feelings about this book. On the one hand, McDevitt once again has an interesting idea. Read morePublished on Aug. 30 2002 by Stefan Thys
The story is about finding ancient technology in the form of a portal to other worlds. The author makes no effort to explore these other worlds and leaves the reader wondering what... Read morePublished on July 25 2002 by Moongirl2001
I was recommended this book by a friend and enjoyed it enough that I want to read some other works by Jack. Fantastic plot and believable characters. Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2002 by Erik1988