The McAndrew Chronicles

The McAndrew Chronicles Meet McAndrew Einstein came close Heisenberg and Dirac too But not since Newton has any human had such insight into the nature of reality And like Newton McAndrew doesn t just think he invents things

  • Title: The McAndrew Chronicles
  • Author: Charles Sheffield M. Sheffield
  • ISBN: 9780523485669
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • Meet McAndrew Einstein came close Heisenberg and Dirac too But not since Newton has any human had such insight into the nature of reality And like Newton, McAndrew doesn t just think he invents things, things like inertialess drives and interstellar spaceships Unfortunately for his favorite fieldtester, not even McAndrew s inventions always work right the first time,Meet McAndrew Einstein came close Heisenberg and Dirac too But not since Newton has any human had such insight into the nature of reality And like Newton, McAndrew doesn t just think he invents things, things like inertialess drives and interstellar spaceships Unfortunately for his favorite fieldtester, not even McAndrew s inventions always work right the first time, and when you re four light years from Earth that can be a problem It s a good thing the beautiful and daring Jeannie Roker brought McAndrew along for a little warmth in the cold depths of space.

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    1. The McAndrew Chronicles (1983) 242 pages by Charles SheffieldFive novelettes packaged into one book. I've had subscriptions to Analog and F&SF since the early eighties, and I let my subscription to IAsfm lapse about six years ago. So some or all of the stories were familiar having been previously published.They are told from the point of view of Jeannie Roker, a spaceship pilot who does the Earth to Titan run. Being that the title of the book is The McAndrew Chronicles, McAndrew, the super s [...]

    2. Die deutsche Version gelesen, die recht verstümmelt war. Nicht nur fehlen einzelne Stories. In den vorhandenen fehlen ganze Sätze usw. Von meinem Lieblings-Hass-Übersetzer Walter Brumm übersetzt.Kritik:Anfangs recht schematisch, dann besser. Unglaubwürdige Plot-Twists und -auflösungen. Schema: Problem ->actionreiche, wissenschaftlich basierte Lösung. Gut: zum Schluss erklärt der Autor, was Fakt (bzw. damals aktuelle Theorie) und was Fiktion/Spekulation/großzügige Auslegung des theor [...]

    3. This is one of the writers early characters and an early series. These stories were originally printed in a sci fi magazine where they became quite popular. The story is about an odd genius called McAndrew and his partner. This series is high science to be sure from thrust ratios, to gravitational irregularities it has it all. No warp drives, no transporters. Just a guy shaking his fist at the universe. The other plot involves McAndrews partner who shows us all the bonuses and pitfalls of workin [...]

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