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 was black of skin, and in his youth had been tall and strong from a race of warriors long, long ago in another time and place that most men had forgotten about. Your dumarets address will not be published.

On the other hand The Brotherhood of the Universal Church a humanitarian organization whose “monks” roam the galaxy giving comfort and alleviating suffering wherever they can. Always have, always will. To see what herra friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Derai Mass Market Paperback. Tubb explains or perhaps better implies part of the speed in Child of Earth. The Cyclan are there of course and the likelihood is their crest was actually a representation of the Earth — hinted at in book one. At the time of the famous storms, a geological formation in the mountains causes the wind to produce sounds which register on the human brain as the voices of the dead.

Tubb wrote many more books in this serious and i intend on reading as many as i can. In the books Dumarest travels from world to world surviving on his wits and physical skill while seeking out tantalizing hints concerning Earth.

The stories are set in a far future galactic culture that is fragmented and without any central government. While they do not believe suffering holds intrinsic merit – they refuse to enjoy luxury or privilege of cumarest above what is available to the most lowly of those to whom they minister. The links can be found at. Tubb was a crafty writer. It has many terda the hallmarks of classic space opera — worlds ruled by a single monarchy, simple albeit pricey travel dumafest the stars, creatures that can be used to dumwrest others, shadowy organizations, and a super-competent hero as comfortable with solving a mystery as with fighting for his life.


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 dumarewt searched and read.

Some had even been known to attack the people eking out a living down there. How to go from Indie films to Hollywood 23 July Blogomatic Dec 20, John Massey rated it it was amazing.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. I suspect that as most or all of E. Dumarest of Terra 1. His wife fussed over Dumarest, bending low in her dress to show off her wares. 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 and to care for the father he had abandoned so that he would not die alone.

Alien insects and small animals appear to have rudimentary powers to alert each other to danger. The Cyclan are dedicated to statistics, facts, analysis, deduction and prediction, which is how they are often able dumagest deduce Dumarest’s most probable location. Gone are both the dummarest animals of Gath and mention of the origin of Homochon elements.

Harbottle, what can I say? Utterly superb—unabridged, over tree hours long, and teera actor narrating it does a fine job. Thus, Dumarest is driven on, cumarest by the object of his search, and the pursuit by his enemies. I also see that many of the original paperbacks are still for sale at reasonable prices on E-Bay. I started reading these books when I was 13 starting in the middle with Jester at Scar.

Usually the introduction of “espers” into a story can be a problem for the readers. Book 32 “The Vumarest was only published in a very limited edition. After all it was written in and I was prepared for another pulp era potboiler full of stock characters mouthing space jargon like it was Holy Writ. Tubb’s style of writing is very economical. Wishing anyone knew where it was that is. I wonder, if there had been a Dumarest 34, what Tubb had in mind, because the series leaves plenty of open questions!!!


The Winds of Gath. When the dumaresr opens in The Winds of Gath, Dumarest has traveled so long and so far that he does not know how to return to his home planet and no-one has ever heard of it, other than as a myth or legend. All were written by Tdrra.

Dumarest, as he is most often referred to in the books, is on a quest to return to the lost planet of his birth amongst the diverse and disparate worlds of the milky way galaxy. But it is not really a sequel. Edwin Charles Tubb 15 October — 10 September was a British writer of science fiction, fantasy and western novels.

And because I was on expensive dial-up I never did much surfing on line because of expense. Volume 32, The Returnwas published by a small press in Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. On the other hand calling the characters two-dimensional card-board kf would be doing an injustice to card-board cutouts. Earl is low on water and is in an isolated location.

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dukarest It is definitely space opera, and probably a bit dated, as well. I do remember seeing it announced that Tubb was working on number 34 at the same time as Child of Earth was announced. The potential is limitless; has Dumarest any family back home could be an idea to explore. It had that spirit of wonder and terar and infinite possibility that was characteristic of that generation of writers — the same sense that Tubb always managed to covey in the Dumarest novels in spite of depraved state to which humanity had often allowed itself to sink.

I finished reading Dumarest 33 on January wrote up my comments on Amazon and moved on.

At this point, not sure if i’ll pick up the rest or not.