Award-winner Mike Resnick takes us on a new journey across alien landscapes in this powerful quest. Dr. Michael Drake, a great medical researcher, chose to disappear into the jungles of the world called Bushveld, but now the human-settled Galaxy needs him to combat a new plague. Journalist-adventurer Robert Markham has determined to locate Drake and bring him back to civilization ... whether he wants to come or not.
"A Miracle of Rare Design has an old-fashioned sense of casual scope and determined exoticism, as explorer-travel writer Xavier Lennox moves from one strange planet to the next like a nineteenth century adventurer seeking new tribes and lost cities in Africa and Asia". -- Locus
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He hires Enoch Stone, a one-legged, washed-up explorer with a mordant sense of humor, to outfit an expedition to the jungle planet of Bushveld, sparing no expense--cameramen, hunters, a doctor, a mechanic, tons and tons of gear and a large contingent of the native Orange-Eyes to serve as porters.| Read Full Review of A Hunger in the Soul
Although probably not Resnick's primary purpose in writing this story, the similarities between Stanley's search for Livingstone and Markham's search for Drake are enough to make the reader want to look into the historical expedition to discover if Stanley was as loathsome (to twentieth-century s...| Read Full Review of A Hunger in the Soul
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