Benjamin William “Ben” Bova (born November 8, ) is an American writer. He is the author Ben Bova. Ben Bova in . Orion and King Arthur. Tor Tom. Orion is a time travel science fiction novel by Ben Bova. The idea is so neat, that this easily could have been one of my all time favourites. I. Ingram The exciting beginning of Bova’s popular “Orion” saga, this is the story of John O’Ryan, a man who awakens one day to discover that he is the leader of a.

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Although ancient mythology is a huge turn-off for me personally, I never once felt left behind by the story because I do not have the background relationships between Greek gods.

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I looked back at the young woman. Then, the Neanderthals women are depicted in a sorry state. Orion Orion 1 by Ben Bova. It starts off slow but ramps up at the end. I read it because my boss had suggested it to me.

Bova does a great job with his portrayal of the various eras and with the mystery behind the characters’ motivations. I didn’t like the part on the Mongol Empire. Initial reaction upon finishing: More ambulances arrived, and a crowd gathered around the scene, buzzing. Bova was the science advisor for the failed television series The Starlost, leaving in disgust after the airing of the first episode.


He is an environmentalist, but rejects Luddism.

But, even bdn contributes to the larger than life persona that I love about the Orion books. I took the young model in my arms and carried her out to the sidewalk. This time around, I’ll admit that I found the love story more cheesey. Overall, my rating changed from 3 to 4 stars.

Orion: A Novel – Ben Bova – Google Books

Instead the same characters reappear again an again, albeit in an interesting way, but there are very few surprises. Kantrowitz later of the Foresight Institute. I have always been able to control my heartbeat and breathing. Reading this as a 32 year old man was such a joy.

In that same year he married Barbara Berson Rose. Ryan soon realizes that the dark figure i If bpva are a fan of science fiction that explains mythology, there are few books better than this.

Orion is amazing, he is very human, yet he is also more. Follow him, servant of a great race, as he battles his enemy down the halls of time, from the caves of our ancestors to the final confrontation under the hammer of nuclear annihilation. Aug 07, Max rated it really liked it Shelves: It was after 3: I picked this up largely because I’d seen it so many times.


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Orion Series by Ben Bova

Paperbackpages. They set that bomb off in the Statue of Liberty, remember? So it seems like the Main story just a companion to each of the smaller stories. May 28, Tori bn it really liked it.

Ben Bova was born on November 8, in Philadelphia. Want to Read saving….

A couple of secret lovers sat well toward the rear, holding hands furtively, glancing up toward the door every few seconds. Campbell ‘s death in Inwhile attending Brn University, he married Rosa Cucinotta, they had a son and a daughter. He lives in Florida.