View Full Version : Book Review: Strange Angel

2005-Oct-31, 01:51 PM
Is science fiction an arena where fantasies run wild or an experimental lab where new technologies, cultures and even physics can be assessed? Afficionados of this genre more likely think the latter. But not long ago, science fiction stories and even rocketry were considered little more than a fool's occupation. One person bucked this trend. He is Jack Parsons and he is also the central figure in George Pendle's biography entitled <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/015100997X/universetoday/102-2304795-8980157?%5Fencoding=UTF8&camp=1789&link%5Fcode=xm2">Strange Angel</a></em>. From this we read how Parsons made believers of many people who ridiculed science and space travel.

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