Mission of Gravity

Overview:

  • Title: Mission of Gravity
  • Author: Hal Clement
  • Year: 1954
  • Type: Novel
  • Series: Mesklin

Synopsis:

The planet Mesklin is a vast cold inhospitable world, with a crushing gravity 700 times greater than Earth. Mesklin holds secrets of great value, and only the tiny (and very flat) Mesklinites can help mankind discover them. The story of an epic journey by tiny creatures across a vast and dangerous world.

Awards:

  • 1955. Mission of Gravity International Fantasy, Fiction (Nomination)
  • 1975. Mission of Gravity Locus Poll, All-Time Best Novel (Nomination)
  • 1987. Mission of Gravity Locus Poll, All-Time Best SF Novel (Nomination)
  • 1998. Mission of Gravity Locus Poll, All-Time Best SF Novel before 1990 (Nomination)

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