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Three From The Legion

(Legion of Space #1-3)

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  78 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The legion of space -- The Cometeers -- One against the legion.
Paperback, Omnibus, 534 pages
Published April 1st 1980 by Pocket Books (first published April 1st 1979)
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Rafeeq O.
Jul 16, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Having already written a review of The Legion of Space https://www.goodreads.com/review/show... before realizing that this novel also is collected in Three from the Legion, now I will finish up with the full omnibus trilogy.

Although I had harped on some nagging features of the first Legion novel, the following works in the series struck me as noticeably better, which was a pleasant surprise. Yes, we are still reading space opera from the Golden Age of science fiction, so good is good, and bad is
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Liam
Nov 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Well. This was a ride.
Book 1: Legion of Space: 3 Stars
This one starts out interesting and fast paced. Though no masterpiece, the first half of this book is a top example of good writing style leading to a nice and easy read. Too bad that it stalls and loses focus in the second half of the book, pushing it's rating down to 3 stars. I might have been more inclined to forgive it, but it already held flaws such as somewhat arbitrary characterization.
Book 2: The Cometeers: 2 Stars
Much like the previo
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Joseph Loehr
Jul 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Entertains Space Opera. Cringe-worthy, in spots, but worst reading. Pulp-style, and started in the mid-30s, I can almost picture Buster Crabbe in Legion livery
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Aug 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi
Read this many, many years ago. A great space adventure!
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Other books in the series

Legion of Space (4 books)
  • The Legion of Space (Legion of Space, #1)
  • The Cometeers (Legion of Space, #2)
  • One Against The Legion (Legion of Space, #3)
  • The Queen of the Legion (Legion of Space, #4)

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