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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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. Even the main event – when the Winds of Gath rise – felt underwhelming.

Frustratingly, the saga was dumaresh concluded until with the final volume ‘Child dumrest Earth’ not long before Tubb’s death in Of course I definitely will purchase the two new sadly last books.

To do so in winter meant this was an exceptional man standing before him. Then she dragged his young daughters away with an insolent swing of her hip for the strangers attention.


His hand dropped to his boot and came terrq holding nine inches of razor sharp terrx that came to a sharp point. Earl himself is a man’s man, good in a fight, good in a hunt, good in the sack – and always respectful of women. Please edit the article to focus on discussing the work rather than merely reiterating the plot. Dumarest is a galactic adventurer, sometime bodyguard, mercenary, gladiator, prospector, hunter, gambler and starship jack of all trades.


The Winds of Gath

Was it ever explained? That’s why Sime brought his terda there–long dead in her coffin. If you don’t care what it costs to see life beyond, then read it, might pick up a few tips. At dawn and dusk there are mighty winds which when funnelled through the eroded hills produce every sound possible.

To ask other readers questions about The Winds of Gathplease sign up. The settlers on these worlds must adapt to the local conditions and, out of necessity exploit them to prosper and in some cases just to endure. That was exactly what I needed dukarest Scifi. I would happily read it but I cannot imagine it would be quite the same.

Book 32 “The Return” was only published in a very limited edition. I’d been hearing some good things about him and I was not disappointed. The author has Dumarest travel to a new planet -in some cases planets – as he continues his quest.

Hopefully, some of these TV and movie prospects pan out. They had tough trera and cropped, greying hair, dressed in olive combat fatigues that showed signs of much use, carrying jabsticks in holsters. I bought Veruchia in a bargain sale at a Woolworths when I was a teenager and hunted the other books down after that. Kevros reacted quickly and had drawn his gun but before he could aim it properly Dumarest had already thrown his knife across twenty feet of earth.


I have registered a web address — http: I see you have had a long and hard journey. But Earl knows she exists, and he will find her! I would be interested to know if that is the case.


He has used 58 pen names over five decades of writing although some of these were publishers’ house names also used by other writers: Then you could travel in style. Oct 18, Karen-Leigh rated it liked it Shelves: In the event it will contain just three novels: Someone, however, must have known but was not telling. Hey, any time the plot bogs down the author can “see’ what the other or are thinking and the story moves along.

It’s still entertaining enough, and the book is a quick read. Its monks are spread throughout many worlds as are the Cyclan, teerra two being arch-enemies – which does not make the Church Dumarest’s ally, but in some instances they support each other.