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The Quillian Sector (Dumarest of Terra #19)

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Take the greatest hunter of a hundred worlds a man wise to the wiles of beasts and men. Take this professional killer and give him a human target.

Take the greatest concentration of brains of a thousand worlds—the Cyclan with its legion of emotionless agents. Take these inhuman monsters and give them a human target.

The target for both was Earl Dumarest.

But the rule of the h
Paperback, 158 pages
Published December 5th 1978 by DAW
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Althea Ann
Sep 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
In The Quillian Sector, Dumarest finds himself in the titular neighborhood in space - supposedly known for its many unpredictable factors. Those factors don't really play into the story much, though. In it, the Cyclan (cyborgs who are after Dumarest cause he knows some of their secrets) have hired a famous and cruel hunter to find Dumarest. Meanwhile, Dumarest has found work as a gambling manager on a passenger ship. Of course, yet another lovely woman, this one the ship's engineer, finds hersel ...more
Oct 26, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi
Another cyber, another space ship crash, more death, another betrayal, a beautiful competent woman, new alien creature peril...this time a version of shark while adrift on salt water. Rescue coming in a strange form and Dumarest shows mercy to a deadly enemy. Only hanging chad for me was the boy he refused a ride from a horrific planet because it would mean his death...when the reader knows full well the next handler will take his money and he will die. I wanted someone to offer the boy a place ...more
Craig Herbertson
Sep 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sf
One of my favourite Dumarest novels. Tubb is always at his best when the protagonist is battling for survival or journeying through space. In this, its both.
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One of the best in the series.
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Edwin Charles Tubb (15 October 1919 – 10 September 2010) was a British writer of science fiction, fantasy and western novels. The author of over 140 novels and 230 short stories and novellas, Tubb is best known for The Dumarest Saga (US collective title: Dumarest of Terra) an epic science-fiction saga set in the far future

Much of Tubb's work has been written under pseudonyms including Gregory Kern
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