Book review —

“The Saturday Man” is science-fiction baseball novel about a 60-year-old superhero. He encounters Martians who have been living underground on Mars for eons.

They are an advanced society both socially and scientifically. They are a peaceful though powerful society.

They are telepathic and have been monitoring Earth for some time for they know Earth will be able to travel to them in the near future. They want to find ways to ensure the encounter with Earth will be peaceful and productive for both when it comes.

Through their monitoring they choose our hero to be their ambassador to represent them to his fellow humans. They sense he will be able to fulfill his mission.

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— by Alvin Petty