Murdoc’s hitting the road, though the wonders of modern technology will still allow him to share his opinion with those entitled to it (everyone).
I’ve decided to go light with the reading material this trip, and two old slim scifi novels are all I’m planning to dig into. When I was younger I really enjoyed the 150-200 page SF read, particularly those from the late 50s and the 60s. Sure, a lot of the science has since been invalidated, but there’s just something there, some spirit and excitement, that always made me eager to read more.
The local library had some paperbacks to clear out. They were in good shape, unused by the library, and I suspect that they might be donations from someone that the library decided they couldn’t really use. Anyway, they were fifty cents each and I picked up a bunch. Here are the two that I’m taking with:
Planet of the Damned by Harry Harrison and Mutiny in Space by Avram Davidson. Harrison, of course, I’ve heard of and read before. Avram Davidson, not so much.