The Colonisation of Mars

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Warning!! This book is not for those under fifty-five. If you are looking for Fifty Shades of Mars, look somewhere else. This book is about a one way trip to Mars in 2040 by 150 senior, 'expendable' scientists to finally establish a permanent Martian colony. It is a book about loss, about regret, about being the last human on Mars and serves as a cautionary tale to Mars astronaut wannabes. More
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Words: 138,390
Language: English
ISBN: 9781466185685
About Larry William Richardson

Larry W Richardson was born in New Brunswick, raised in Ontario and after living and traveling all over Canada, finally settled in St Catharines Ontario. He joined the RCAF in 1966 and retired in 1995. TCOM, his first novel, was written for the most part while traveling and working in the Canadian Arctic during 2006-2010. His experiences as a husband, technician, parent, Military Officer, Project Manager and late-to-the fold Pink Floyd/Roger Waters fan have influenced TCOM. He is a consultant to the Defence Communications Industry.


Review by: Claude Jones on April 08, 2012 :
Always fasinated by anything Mars, I found TCOM to be on par with the best of efforts. I started reading on a Saturday afternoon,stopping when I could no longer prevent sleep. Continuing the next day, I finished that afternoon. Somewhere that first day my psysic became in sync with Sam. For the better part of those two days, I was on Mars, traveling, thinking and wordering. How could I be on Mars and not explore? How could I end, how could I leave? The answer was not a choice, but the next step. As the last page was read, it was right.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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