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Monsters and Magicians (Stairway to Forever #2)

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FOR A POOR, DOWN-ON-HIS-LUCK EX-MARINE, FITZ WAS DOING OKAY

It all started when "Fitz" Fitzgilbert tumbled down a certain STAIRWAY TO FOREVER -- and found himself in another world. At first it had seemed a world that offered only infinite loneliness, a world of nothing but ocean, sand, and inland desert. But before long this "empty" world had granted Fitz incredible wealth,
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Paperback, 311 pages
Published January 1989 by Baen Books
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Charles
Jun 03, 2009 Charles rated it liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
One of the last books I read by Robert Adams. In fact, he may have died before I read it. A good book and this series had a lot of promise.
Avi
Sep 11, 2012 Avi rated it it was ok
The author died very shortly after this book was published, and never finished the third book in the trilogy. I think this may not have been much of a loss -- this book is wandering and disconnected, introducing tons of characters and having none of them actually do anything. In fact, the book contains so much introduction and exposition, and so little plot development, I really doubt even the third book could have tied things up in an even partially satisfactory way.

Also there was no sex and ve
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Feb 01, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it really liked it
An excellent SiFi series by one of my favorite writers. Very interesting storyline concept. Very recommended
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Franklin Robert Adams (August 31, 1933 - January 4, 1990) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer, formerly a career soldier. He is best known for his "Horseclans" books. He wrote as Robert Adams, an abbreviated form of his full name.

Adams was an early pioneer of the post-holocaust novel. His Horseclans novels are precursors to many of today's attempts at this type of story, many of wh
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