Read “The Return The Dumarest Saga Book 32” by E.C. Tubb with Rakuten Kobo. Dumarest had learned in the hard school of experience and he came. The Return. The Dumarest Saga Book By E.C. Tubb Edwin Charles Tubb was born in London in , and was a prolific author of SF. Introduction to The Return by E.C. Tubb In a way it all started back in when I wrote a short story, The Bells of Acheron, which dealt with a party of tourists.
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When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. Join f by creating an account and start getting the best experience from our website! Dumarest had learned in the hard school of experience and he came equipped with certain attributes.
He had very fast reflexes, he carried a knife and knew how to use it, he wore travellers garb which, because of the metal mesh buried within the thermal plastic, gave him protection returm the lash of a claw, the rip of thorns, the cut and thrust of edged weapons. Most important of all, he had an overriding determination to survive no matter what the cost.
Edwin Charles Tubb was born in London inand erturn a prolific author of SF, fantasy and western novels, under his own name and a number of pseudonyms.
He wrote hundreds of short stories and novellas for the SF magazines of the 50’s, including the long-running Galaxy Science Fiction, and was a founding member of the British Science Fiction Association.
He died in Originally published inRetudn Universe is another classic from pulp master E. Tubb, writing as Volsted Gridban. Originally written under the pseudonym, King Lang, Saturn Patrol is another fabulous tale from the prolific E. Only one man knows where the wreck lies: But he has been unjustly banished to a terrible Jovian penal colony, where he organizes a revolt of the prisoners and the overthrowing of a corrupt regime.
An adventure story set retyrn a habitable Venus, populated by wild and fierce beasts, and humanoids with white skin, white hair, red eyes. Tubb, originally writing as Volsted Gridban, bridges the gap between physics and metaphysics, conceiving speeds superior to that of light, transport by dematerialisation and re-assembly of atoms in a remote sector of Space-time – practical, possible, occult and mysterious.
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Starships are grounded, interrupting vital rsturn commerce, all the highly-developed industries have stopped, man turns to the primitive sources of animal fat and wood for light and heat. With civilization waning, the young scientist Kleon, sentenced to death for using precious conserves of power in an attempt to generate vast energy from dead matter, makes a spectacular bid for the freedom of the whole universe. Originally thf under Carl Maddox, one of E. It was the last planet left for men to conquer – a planet rich in priceless urillium ore, yet no man laid a finger on this wealth that was for the taking.
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For the planet Vendor could not be conquered. Space-men tried time and time again, but always the Voices drove them mad and destroyed them.
Some intangible power kept men away from that taunting prize – until a scientist on Deneb IV perfected a blanketing device to protect his shop through the barrier. It took him twenty years to do it and every penny he possessed, but at last his voyage to Vendor began.
It was the voyage of a gambler who knew that only two alternatives faced him Earth and its colonies on Mars and Venus are ruled by an authoritarian post-World War III world state which plans to take control of a new rfturn of space travel when it has been perfected by a Martian scientist. When they rdturn to secure the invention, the world state’s Coordinator decides to destroy the Mars colony with “radi-germ bombs.
On several settled worlds of the Earth Confederation, towns had been utterly destroyed by attacking alien vessels – exploded into flaming ruin, and fleeing people reduced to smears of blood and bone.
And so they sent for Captain Kurt Varl, the only man to have fought an alien ship and destroyed it – the only survivor from his crew of thirty souls. And now he would have to lead another ship and crew into battle, knowing that as well as the alien raiders he faced the things that lurked in limbo, existing in four dimensions and capable of transforming humans into things of screaming horror But now an insidious new drug was being developed, one in which the people taking it experienced a trip like no other.
The Return (Dumarest, book 32) by E C Tubb
They became, in effect, God-like beings, and once they had experienced ‘heaven’ they could think of nothing but their next trip – whatever the cost. Ralph and Inspector Frere follow a tangled trail of murder and intrigues to try and find the source of the peril-but will they be too late to stop it spreading across the world?
When his wife is murdered, victim of an assassin’s bullet, businessman Dell Weston finds his life falling apart. Betrayed by his partner, he loses control of his company, and descends into the lower strata of a dog-eat dog society. Somehow, Dell manages to survive long enough to question the very fabric of civilization, and the role played by the mysterious figures in grey – the Arbitrators. The first exploratory expedition to Pluto returns with only one crewman aboard-the Captain, Jules Carmodine.
There is a profound mystery as to what has happened to the original crew: Carmodine is suffering from an amnesiac block, and is broken in health-almost insane, and full of self-loathing.
Medical treatment restores his health but the amnesia as to what had happened on Pluto remains. Carmodine is then forced to go back on a second expedition to Pluto to exorcise his tortured memories of abandoning his crew. And unless he can remember what happened, the second expedition will fall victim to whatever decimated the first.
It is a journey he does not wish to make-a journey into terror! The galaxy is at war, a war between the oxygen-breathing Terran Federation of worlds and the Ginzoes, chlorine-breathing aliens. Neither side dare attack the others’ habitable worlds for fear of reprisals: An Earth ship is captured in battle by the Ginzoes, and its surviving crew learn that the aliens have gained possession of a newly-developed catalyst. If gubb into the oceans of oxygen planets the catalyst can liberate the chlorine from the sea and convert them to chlorine worlds suitable for the Ginzoes.
The catalyst will be used unless the Terran Federation declares peace within fifty days. Fifty days to save Mankind. England was starving when cheap power could have saved her. But two scientists chose to ignore this ban, and soon they launched an experiment-an experiment that succeeded too well, and got out of hand, spreading a tide of black yubb across the country, threatening the whole planet.
Neil Hammond, secret agent for the League of Peace, is sent to investigate, and uncovers a terrifying secret. Between the frozen wastes of the night side and the searing inferno of the dayside, the Twilight Belt held all that was Human on the tiny world of Mercury, Hell Planet of the Solar System.
A strange world, airless, subject to the alien distortions of Einsteinian mathematics, Mercury was both a promise and a challenge, for here could be found torrents of cheap power essential to the ships and men in space. Lee Correy, Commander of the Station, plunges into the frigid wastes in a desperate race against time to find and rescue both his brother and the essential component of the beam control.
Fighting impossible conditions and incredible alien life he is up against the enigmatic mystery of the sand r a dead man who walked, and a machine that could not fail-but did.
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