The Soul Eater
by Mike Resnick
Galactic killer! Nicobar Lane, cold-blooded killer, total professional, a man who will - if the price is right - travel wherever the hunt may take him, riding the space lanes from planet to planet to track down any creature a collector could possibly desire. Yet there is one being Lane won't pursue for any fee - the Soul Eater. The Soul Eater, Dreamwish Beast, Starduster -...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published October 6th 1981 by Signet
(first published 1981)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 116)
I always appreciate Resnick's particular brand of lighthearted, cowboy/space opera fiction. This book started out a bit on the heavy side for me. I started out thinking the book was too much on the superficial side, but the growing obsession of the main character, Lane, with the mysterious dream-wish beast made me think mor eand more of the old Freudian idea of thanatos. Lane, a hunter, seemed to be more and more obsessed with mortality as the story progressed. For me, he played more of the role...more
Michael "Mike" Diamond Resnick (born Chicago, March 5, 1942), better known by his published name Mike Resnick, is a popular and prolific American science fiction author. He is, according to Locus, the all-time leading award winner, living or dead, for short science fiction. He is the winner of five Hugos, a Nebula, and other major awards in the United States, France, Spain, Japan, Croatia and Pola...moreMore about Mike Resnick...