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Frederick Pohl has been a SF writer and editor for almost 50 years. He grew up in New York, but now lives near Chicago. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Just finished Gateway and I must admit that I sailed through the last 60-70 pages when I realized how lame this story was. Read morePublished on June 22 2012 by peppe51
I had read about this novel on many "best of" lists, and had looked for it in bookstores for a long time. Read morePublished on Jan. 12 2010 by R. J. Hellewell
Frederik Pohl has always been one of my favourite SF authors. As a double Hugo/Nebula winner for 1997's best novel, that makes it (at least nominally) one of the best of the... Read morePublished on April 16 2004 by RansomOttawa
I'm always reluctant to start a new series of Sci-fi novels because of the usual let-down that ensues after a fine beginning novel. Read morePublished on April 14 2004 by D. Knouse
I expected much better from a book that's touted as an SF classic. The background in which Gateway is set is brilliant, and the only reason why my rating's not... Read more
This book has some merits. Pohl paints a convincing miners' world by giving us a sense of its grit and stench. The lives of the miners are also handled well. Read morePublished on June 20 2003 by Barry C. Chow
Gateway evokes the fascination and terror of the unknown universe better than any other science fiction book I know. Read morePublished on April 23 2003 by Richard S. Ellis
Let's see what I can remember...
There were a lot of good things about this book. The narrator, Robinette Broadhead, was fun to read about. Read more