James Blish's seminal treatment of religion in SF, a Hugo Award-winning precursor to The Sparrow. With a new introduction by Ken MacLeod.
Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez S.J., is a part of a four man scientific commission to the planet Lithia, there to study a harmonious society of aliens living on a planets which is a biologist's paradise. He soon finds himself troubled: how can these perfect beings, living in an apparent Eden, have no conception of sin or God? If such a sinless Eden has been created apart from God, then who is responsible?
Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, 1959.
|Dimensiuni||20 x 13 cm|