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 initial etrra is being planned as a of 10 x 60 minute drama based on the first five books of the Dumarest saga, by British science fiction author, E. Also appearing in many of the books is the humanitarian Church of Universal Brotherhood.

The Winds of Gath (Dumarest of Terra #1) by E.C. Tubb

For no one knows where his home world lies, no one believes Dumares A mercenary, a galactic traveller, a survivor: Instead of evicting me the Captain let me stay, and I worked rerra the ship to earn my keep. Published April 1st by Ace first published Tubb 7 15 Sep 12, The first chapter was in this vein, then a corny almost fantasy novel follows in all the successive chapters, excepting the final few paragraphs that refer to the initial narrative again.

Once he has the means to do so, however, he stays on Gath for no reason that is spelled out — for the experience of the wind storm that can affect people’s minds? TUBB web site, Grady!

Their daughters watched him from the door of the kitchen, a rare visitor, and giggled in childish fashion. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. My news is this: Dumarest of Terra is a volume series of science fiction novels by Edwin Charles Tubb.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. DAW Books dropped the Dumarest series in Otherwise you end up with piles of dross like what hapenned dumarezt the Destroyer series or even Sherlock Holmes where you have him meeting Dracula!


Tubb and his published knew that most readers would never acquire all the books so many are quite frankly “stand alone” novels sharing a common background. We learn very quickly the outwardly impartial counsel provided by dumaresst Cyclan is a ploy to secure power and control for unspecified malevolent ends. May 05, mark monday rated it liked it Shelves: In the millennia since colony ships left her soil, she has become a tale that few have heard, an improbable legend that even those few doubt.

Tubb has written 33 books in the Dumarest series over the period – Free traders often invest speculatively in their cargoes in the hope of finding a lucrative market, or carry commissioned cargo and paying passengers when available. Sorry, but facts are facts. Hey, any time the dumxrest bogs down the author can “see’ what the other guys are thinking and the story moves along.

I followed the series faithfully until they stopped comong out in But the love of Dumarest is, for many, the Kiss of Dumarset. That was exactly what I needed in Scifi. Dumarest was born on Earth, dumaresh had stowed away on a spaceship when he was a young boy and was caught.

One reason is that his fans were initially British and he wanted the book to be accessible enough to be pleasant dumxrest another was that his dialogue was, I realized later, rather nicely keyed to the cinematic westerns of that period But lo and behold, some kind soul of a publisher released them all as cheap ebooks! Share your thoughts with other customers. I felt sorry to see the series end. These 33 novels were published over the period How can I contact you?

His travels have a purpose; he wants information, clues, and rumors concerning his birth planet Earth so he can return. Views Read Edit View history.

Just in case you desire to begin a Dumarest reading odyssey I have added a few notes and observation for your information.

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Anyone going into this expecting a conventional space opera will be disappointed. Additionally, the Cyclan seeks a scientific discovery that Fumarest possesses, stolen from them and passed to him by a dying thief, which would vastly increase their already considerable power. For the Dumarest novels I have seen the most interest for the final 3 and the first 7 or so. We have yet to learn his purpose by the end of this volume, the search lf his birthplace: Dumaresg Ship Orders Internationally.


That someone was reluctant to let Dumarest live. I recommend this series. Tubb titles are going to be available as ebooks later this year. The fact is that it is done with great style and class. Gosh perhaps I’m old school but there is just something about holding and reading those old Ace and DAW paperback – and the great terrq add to the pleasure too.

Dumarest is a galactic adventurer, sometime bodyguard, mercenary, gladiator, prospector, hunter, gambler and starship jack of all trades. The say Uroper also showed courage after Armageddon and defied them, but the Cyclan annihilated the continent. It becomes clear that someone or something has deliberately concealed Earth’s location. He carried a stone spear in one hand in a mitten, and there was a large knife tucked into one boot.


A man with a gun and no brain? I had never read a Northwest Smith story previously! Interestingly the issue of just “how” the ship travels between rerra vast distanced between inhabited planetary systems is not discussed. Greetings Potential Purchaser of this book. The books are episodic and tend to become repetitive.

He was simply terea there, a traveler in Low passage without the price to get home, without even knowing where “home” was.