By Frederik Pohl
In 1977 Frederik Pohl surprised the technology fiction global with the ebook of Gateway, the most brilliantly unique SF novels of all time. Gateway was once a bestseller and received technological know-how fiction's triple crown: the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Memorial awards for top novel. Now, greater than twenty-five years later, Pohl has accomplished a brand new novel set within the Gateway universe. The Boy Who may dwell endlessly has a feeling of ask yourself and pleasure that would fulfill those that enjoyed Gateway and should pride new readers in addition.
In Gateway, lengthy after the alien Heechee deserted their space-station, Gateway (as people dubbed it) allowed people to discover new worlds. The Heechee, alarmed via the alien Kugel whose target was once to wreck all natural lifeforms, had already retreated to the galactic middle the place they now lived in peace. Now, in The Boy Who could dwell Forever, people with desires of lifestyles one of the stars are becoming a member of the Heechee on the middle, to stay there besides these people and Heechee whose actual our bodies have died and their minds saved in digital reminiscence in order that their knowledge passes down throughout the ages.
Their peace is threatened through the Kugel, who might but assault the middle. yet a far higher danger is the human Wan Enrique Santos-Smith, whose blind loathing of the Heechee fuels an insane wish to break them and, by the way, each residing being within the galaxy.
Stan and Estrella, teenagers from Earth, went to Gateway searching for event, and located one another. They settle one of the Heechee on Forested Planet of hot outdated superstar Twenty-Four, by no means suspecting that they're the final most sensible desire to save lots of the galaxy. yet with allies like Gelle-Klara Moynlin--one of the galaxy's richest girls, who isn't content material to simply have funds, yet desires to use her wealth for reliable, and computer brain Marc Antony-a incredible chef to hundreds of thousands of residing and kept consumers, they're destined to take care of Wan's bad plan. Frederik Pohl has woven jointly the lives of those and different memorable characters to create a masterful new novel.