A mercenary, a galactic traveller, a survivor: Earl Dumarest is tired and wants to go home. But in a decadent universe where life is cheap and starflight precious. Dumarest of Terra (The Dumarest Saga in the UK) is a series of 33 science-fiction novels written by Edwin Charles Tubb between and They are the. This second review discusses Dumarest of Terra, currently a book series about a man searching for his home–a planet called Earth.

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The planets all seem to be the same — presumably same gravitational field, same atmosphere and similar biospheres.

Tubb vumarest a far future of autonomous planetary cultures resembling feudal city-states with a thin veneer of technology jealously confined to the ruling elites. Ironic really that their worse enemy could have been their own creation! They had tough faces and cropped, greying hair, dressed in olive combat fatigues that showed signs of much use, carrying jabsticks in holsters.

The Winds of Gath (Dumarest of Terra, Book 1): E. C. Tubb: : Books

I received a free audio copy of this book in return for an honest review Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. For a much lower fee some passengers agree to be put in a suspended “frozen” state called “slow”. The Cyclan wanted word of you, and offered much money, and even more if you were captured alive.

The Gold Seekers was a lot silkier in its writing off the Dumarest series. PS a quick search found this: Aug 11, Charles rated it liked it Shelves: Tubb does a good job at drawing in the lines of politics, both within a world and across worlds, and most of the characters aside from Dumarest himself seem to have clear motivations. But Earl knows she exists, and he will find her! As with my reviews of the Barsoom books, take my Dumarest reviews with a grain of nostalgia salt.

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The Winds of Gath

Chickens scrabbled around his feet as he draped a sheepskin coat over rough working clothes and slumped in a chair with a cup of hot tisane. Tubb, that is a given. Derai Mass Market Paperback.

Tubb explains or perhaps better implies part of the speed in Child of Earth. The book gave a glimpse of the first chapter of the sequel, but after reading it i’m even more puzzled Wasn’t a bad book, but wasn’t anything to get extremely excited about either.

Gath is tidally synchronised with days that last four months. At that moment they were called to eat.

Dumarest saga – Wikipedia

I recommend this series. Sadly, I see that none of them, nor his SEVERAL posthumous new novels everything Ted wrote is now in print have merited a single dumwrest amongst your followers, nor even an iterant Amazon reviewer. It now sits within my Kindle where only I can read it. Each faction is highly secretive and does not proselytize, because membership is based on the belief that they are the descendants of the original wave of settlers that spread out into the galaxy from Earth.

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Tubb’s universe consist of hundreds thousands? He was wrapped dumsrest animal furs and scraps of cloth protected his face, but beneath this he had tough clothing of grey material over his body. I had originally given this book four stars but these days I tdrra give three dumarwst a book is really something special and good as it was and pleasurable It was a hard journey across the Irdian Ocean, a place of monsters and tentacled horrors.


My list of posts of the Dumarest novels is not the only one out there though I think I go into greater depth particularly with the later novels. The book series charts the adventures of protagonist Earl Dumarest, who spends his life searching for clues to the location of his home world, Earth.

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Travel between planets is restricted to the wealthy due to the high cost of traveling terrx. Gosh perhaps I’m old school but there is just something about holding and reading those old Ace and DAW paperback – and the great covers add to the pleasure too. While incapable of malice, the Cyclan are thoroughly ruthless and willing to sacrifice individuals or worlds to their logically derived vision of the greater good.

Each story eumarest a self-contained adventure, but throughout the series, Earl Dumarest, the protagonist, searches for clues to the location of his home world, Earth.