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Mission to Mars

Autor: Savelyev, Igor

Editorial: Consortium Books

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
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Mission to Mars : Mars symbolizes freedom and a daring goal, different for each character. One goes to America to break away from the humdrum provincial life. Other protagonists launch a campaign against a dishonest airline exploiting people's fear of flying by promising false guarantees of safety, for an extra price. The protest peters out after the arrests, sobering the young people's enthusiasm. Reports of actual plane crashes accompany the narrative, providing a frightening backdrop.

New "heroes of our times": confused and disillusioned young Russians growing up in conditions of wild capitalism and political stagnation.

Throughout the novel reports of actual airplane crushes interfere matter-of-factly into the narrative, providing a frightening a refrain to the story and symbolically in tune with the characters' personal moral downfalls. The "Martian" theme is crowned by the seventy-five-year-old ex-cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova's letter to President Putin suggesting that she should be sent to Mars on a one-way mission for the glory of her homeland.


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Ficción   Thrillers

ISBN 13:9785717201216
ISBN 10:5717201214
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:192
Tamaño:8.00" l x 5.00" w x 0.50" h
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