The novel “All My Sins Remembered” by Joe Haldeman was published for the first time in 1977. Otto McGavin is a young Anglo-Buddhist who is recruited by the TB II, the secret service of the Confederacion, to carry out missions that are against his idealism after his body and his mind have been altered.
The novel “They Shall Have Stars”, also known as “Year 2018!”, by James Blish was published for the first time in 1956. It’s the first novel of “The Cities in Flight” tetralogy.
One day, while going to work, Danny sees a man violently attack an old woman. It’s only the first of a long series of acts of violence which increase in the following days. In a growing number of cases, suddenly, for no apparent reason, a person tries to kill someone, sometimes a relative, sometimes a stranger.
The novel “The Eye of Purgatory” (“L’Oeil du Purgatoire”) by Jacques Spitz was published for the first time in 1945. It was translated by Brian Stableford and published in anglo-saxon countries in 2010.
The novel “The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1964. It won the Hugo Award as the best novel of the year. An object appears out of nowhere near the Moon. It’s a planet whose gravity causes earthquakes and an upheaval in the Earth’s tides and its magnetic field disrupts radio communications.