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Millennial Review XXI: Vertigo by Bob Shaw (1979)


By Bob Shaw  

4 Feb, 2000

Millennial Reviews


Bob Shaw
Ace, 1979
236 pages

Synopsis: Rob Hasson is an air-cop, one of the much-disliked policemen whose job it is to police the sky now that contra-grav devices have put the power of flight into everyone’s hands. Prior to the book’s beginning he nearly died at the hands of an idiot teenager with mob connections. He lived but the teenager died, and Hasson’s superiors want him to finish his recovery well away from England to reduce the odds that he will be killed by vengeful relatives. To that end, Hassen is visiting a Canadian policeman named Al Werry.

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