The novel “The Ceres Solution” by Bob Shaw was published for the first time in 1981.
Denny Hargate suffers from a degenerative disease that causes progressive muscle weakness. Even as a young boy he’s forced to use crutches to walk. One day, he meets a woman of incredible beauty who disappears before his eyes. Twenty years later, he finds a job in an orbital habitat, an ideal place for him, but strange things start to happen such as the disappearance of the dwarf planet Ceres.