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John Grimes: Survey Captain (John Grimes: Survey Service #4 & 7 included)

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Hardcover edition containing four stories: 1. The Broken Cycle 2. The Big Black Mark 3. The Far Traveler 4. Star Courier, originally published between 1975 and 1979
Hardcover, 612 pages
Published January 1st 2002
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Bill
Pretty good stories within this omnibus, however none of the characters (including Grimes himself) are especially likeable. Also, the portrayal of women in all the Grimes adventures I have read so far has been far from flattering.
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Oct 23, 2008 rated it liked it
Another omnibus from SFBC, 4 books this time. The Broken Cycle, The Big Black Mark, The Far Traveller, and Star Courier. A mixed bag.
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Arthur Bertram Chandler (28 March 1912–6 June 1984) was an Australian science fiction author. He also wrote under the pseudonyms George Whitley, George Whitely, Andrew Dunstan, and S.H.M.

He was born in Aldershot, England. He was a merchant marine officer, sailing the world in everything from tramp steamers to troopships. He emigrated to Australia in 1956 and became an Australian citizen. He comman
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Other Books in the Series

John Grimes: Survey Service (7 books)
  • The Road to the Rim (John Grimes, #1)
  • To Prime the Pump (John Grimes, #2)
  • The Hard Way Up (John Grimes, #3)
  • The Broken Cycle (John Grimes, #4)
  • Spartan Planet (John Grimes, #5)
  • The Inheritors (John Grimes, #6)
  • The Big Black Mark (John Grimes, #7)

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