|Granada / Panther SF paperback, 1980 reprint. Cover illustration by |
"THE HOPE OF MAN...
A mighty space cruiser coasts through the dreadful emptiness of space on its voyage of human survival. Multimillionaire Averill Hewitt built her, crewed her with handpicked men and women, and had her launched on a one-way trip to the planets clustered around Centaurus. But he had not counted on radical changes developing in the social hierarchy on board - on mutiny and revolution, on space madness - nor on the astounding scientific advances made in that awful isolation..."