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   Next Men in the Moon, The, by Mark Gillies  
  Novel, first publication in July 2004
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      Professor Cavor was left a prisoner of the Selenites in the moon in 1901 while Bedford escaped and then lost the spaceship. Years later Bedford discovers Cavor has returned and been placed in an insane asylum. Escaping with Bedford’s help, Cavor explains his escape and explores the solar system. Earth’s scientists do not believe him or his alien artifacts. Cavor leaves a legacy of his discoveries for a future offspring.His great-grandnephew is a nuclear physicist when he is informed of his legacy. In the early 21st century, governments do not want individuals to have anti-gravity spaceships and the young Cavor struggles to build an updated version and explore the near reaches of space himself.With an Israeli nuclear reactor and computer controls, the moon, Mars and asteroids yield fantastic new discoveries while NASA, the FBI, the CIA, MI6 and Mossad try to bend him to their will.

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  • 21th Century
  • Alien Machines - Alien Artifacts
  • Aliens - Extra-terrestrials
  • Earth
  • FBI
  • Israel
  • Mars
  • Moon
  • Prison - Jail
  • Spies - Special Agents

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