Sandcastles on the Moon
Paperplanes / 2013
Auteur·rice : M.F.W. Curran
First lines: “Mr Goode?” Hemmingway Goode looked down at the man sitting at the desk in front of him. “You are Hemmingway Goode?” The man from Nicholls & Blundell continued. Hemmingway nodded. “How did you know?” “You have that ‘just woke up from cryo-sleep’ look,” the man said and and rose from behind his shiny desk. Hemmingway shook the man’s hand. It was a firm grip. “Sit down,” the man said. “My name is Mr Anders. You spoke to my secretary?” Hemmingway frowned and sat as instructed. “I did?” “On Earth, “ Mr Anders said. “That was … two years ago,” Hemmingway said. Contents: The moon of Prollyx is lifeless, but rich in mineral deposits. Hemmingway Goode and his family join a group of pioneers, hoping to make there fortune there. But the moon is no place for humans. The prospectors have made a terrible mistake. The question now is how many will survive. From the imagination of science-fiction author Matt Curran comes a story rich in tension, poetry and horror...
Niveau lycée: seconde - première
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