Re: SF and SETI

Christian Weisgerber (
4 Aug 1999 23:14:55 +0200

<> wrote:

> I liked James Gunn's "The Listeners" quite a bit; I thought Sagan's
> was essentially lifted from it, with a few bolder ideas thrown in. Neither
> novel impressed me that much;

I think the definitive SETI novel--preceding both of the abovementioned books--is Stanisław Lem's _His Master's Voice_ (_Głos Pana_, 1968). See also <URL:>.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber