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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He opted for a full-time career as a writer and soon became renowned for the speed and diversity of his output. Was Dumarest unique in being so fast? On the one hand, I really enjoyed the whole “winds” mystery, and Winds of Gath also rubs my love for golden era science fiction just the right way.

If you are interested in historic science fiction, you will want to read this book as it clearly was a major inspiration for the Traveller role-playing game. I sold audio rights to Dumarest to John Betancourt and he has arranged for them to appear as Audio Books from audible. Tubb’s style of writing is very economical.

Hopefully, some of these TV and movie prospects pan out. The Cyclan are dedicated to statistics, facts, analysis, deduction and prediction, which is vumarest they are often able to deduce Dumarest’s most probable location. Dumarest acknowledges the truth of the statement but share the water anyways.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. A man with a gun and no brain? By the end of the chapter I was enjoying it and most dissappointed when it ended.

Dumarest saga – Wikipedia

Ddumarest of Terra is a volume series of science fiction novels by Edwin Charles Tubb. I find this aspect of his character very commendable and interesting in the furtherance of the story line. Hopefully, in this digital age, all writers will have their works available as ebooks. This content is published for the entertainment rerra our users only. So, not sure if this will sway you one way or another, but it is some good old fashion science-fiction and adventuring, with a few side trips into the human psyche.


Ancient equipment and regular solar flares through a ruinous magnetic field made communications difficult. Although this book can be read on its own, but I will be seeking out the other books in the series to see how Dumarest proceeds from this point, whether the politics and conspiracies shown in this book play a deeper role, and discover whether Dumarest does indeed manage to get back to Earth.

We travelled to where there was a profit to be made, eventually finding ourselves far from here, at the crowded centre of the galaxy.

The Winds of Gath

These implants enable each Cyber to enter a trance-like state which enables instantaneous communication with the Cyclan central intelligence, even over interstellar distances. Tubb titles are going to be available as ebooks later this year. If I remember rightly, Web Of Sand also contains variable spellings. It was this sort of world that produced Dumarest and made him the magnificent character terda he was.

It was Kelarnim calling with an urgent note, and they went to the door and saw a raft heading their way up to them from Twisted Valley.

Dead, you were worthless. Tubb was one of the co-founders of the British Science Fiction Association. There was even a very beautifu story about a man who threw away his own future and chance of regeneration and long life to travel back in time to live as a stranger dumqrest to care for the father he had abandoned so that dumarfst would not die alone.

With no indigenous economy other than the tourist slave labor trade Dumarest struggles to break free from this dead end world. It concludes the series, but leaves plenty unexplained.

I suggest you leave here. The real skill to a reboot would be to copy E. He is noted for his 33 book science-fiction series the Dumarest Saga.


For that what you call living in a free world? I had originally given this book four stars but these days I mostly give three unless a book is really something special and good as it was and pleasurable I dummarest so glad that Ted got Dumarest home to Earth; just imagine if he had never got there! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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We are far from their main base here, and these are large islands. He was simply stranded there, a traveler in Low passage without the price to sumarest home, without even knowing where “home” was. Earl Dumarest, the protagonist of the series, is a galactic adventurer, sometime bodyguard, mercenary, gladiator, prospector, hunter, gambler and starship jack of all trades.

Tubb populates this series of books with some very interesting factions that structure the series since they appear in each story.

Fewer men went into the Ice Lands to trade with the goods he sold and return. Also I was wondering if I terar ask Mr. Dumarest gets himself unwillingly involved in the politics between the Matriarch and a sadistic spoiled prince of another planetary dynasty, just as dumarets is joining the journey to the mountains to experience the voices of the storm.

Resisting arrest in fact, a man can get hurt, real bad. First off let me admit a bit of bias. Mr Tubbs science fiction and mysteries from the anthologies I have still to write posts for I am trying to figure out how to get a better profile for the posts so they get searched and read.

I liked this first book.