Wall Around a Star
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|Cover artist||David B. Mattingly|
|Series||Saga of Cuckoo|
|Genre||Science fiction novel|
|Publisher||Del Rey Books|
|January 12, 1983|
|Awards||1984 Locus Award - Best SF Novel (21st place)|
|Preceded by||Farthest Star|
Wall Around a Star is the second book of the Saga of Cuckoo series, following Farthest Star. The author is Frederik Pohl, in collaboration with Jack Williamson. The book was published by Del Rey Books on January 12, 1983, with an ISBN of 0-345-28995-1. The cover art for the 1983 edition was done by David Mattingly.
In this novel linguist Jen Babylon is called on to translate alien records which may explain the nature of "Cuckoo", a sphere built around a star, and thus save the galaxy.
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