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You feel you are along for the ride.
on 27 July 1999
Never before has any book on those first tentative, dangerous voyages to the moon managed to come within a Lunar Mile of this awe inspiring work...To say that Michael Light (with considerable assistance from a number of digital specialists) has managed to present to the reader a series of images that leap from the beautifully designed pages with a vividness I have found breathtaking is to dwell in the land of gross understatement. The digital scans from the master negatives and transparencies are the sharpest, most biting images of those times I have seen...Colour is used sparingly, with intelligence...the majority of the photographs including the amazing cover image are in black and white from an archive of rarely used material and are therefore incredibly graphic in their representation of the lunar surface. but the most striking feature of this masterwork is the emotive power of those images (you cannot simply call them photgraphs because it is obvious that Michael Light's personal vision is present in both the choice of stills and also in the way they have been assembled in this book, often spanning in gatefold fashion two full pages).