Hal Spacejock 3: Just Desserts
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Hal Spacejock 3: Just Desserts (Hal Spacejock #3)

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Planet Cathua has a proud history where robots are concerned. Their legendary factories produced the best, the fastest, the most efficient robots in the Galaxy ... but no longer.

Now they must go cap in hand to neighbouring planets, haggling and bartering for the very robots they used to be so famous for.

One Cathuan patriot is determined to reverse this embarrassing situati...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by Fremantle Press (first published January 8th 2007)
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Fun SciFi yarn somewhere between Douglas Adams and Harry Harrison.
This review first appeared in the now-defunct webzine, The Specusphere, in Jamnuary 2008.

Hal and Clunk are back! (Did they ever go away? Their fans would say not.) Again they create inter planetary mayhem and somehow manage to come out unscathed. Well, almost unscathed. Simon Haynes is a master of the close shave, contriving to rescue his unlikely heroes from all manner of danger, including their own stupidity, with nothing worse to show for the adventures than the odd bruise or blazing headache...more
The reason I bought this book was because I could get one more on the sale and it seemed like the most ridiculous one judging by it's cover.
I gotta say though, from the moment I started reading it I didn't want to stop.
Since I haven't read that many books to compare this too, I can only compare it to what I have seen on the screen. Eventhough it's better then both it seems like a mix of "Futurama" and "Heavy Metal" making it a lot of fun to read.
The beauty of this book is the fact that it never...more
Aug 05, 2012 Jas rated it 3 of 5 stars
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I was a little disappointed with this one, left a few unanswered questions at the end.. but overall was a very good read :)
Nicole Armstrong
Actually hilarious. Devoured the series in a weekend, and I think it's time for a reread.
Martin Cooper
another great read in the HAL Spacejock series
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Fantastic! Great humour!
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Goodreads Authors...: Sf/comedy 2 10 Jul 24, 2012 10:35PM  
Simon Haynes is the author of the Hal Spacejock and Hal Junior series. He divides his time between writing fiction and computer software, with the occasional bike ride thrown in for a laugh.

Born in the UK and raised in the south of Spain, Simon emigrated to Australia with his family in 1983. He lives in Perth with his wife and two children.
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