A mercenary, a galactic traveller, a survivor: Earl Dumarest is tired and wants to go home. But in a decadent universe where life is cheap and starflight precious. Dumarest of Terra (The Dumarest Saga in the UK) is a series of 33 science-fiction novels written by Edwin Charles Tubb between and They are the. This second review discusses Dumarest of Terra, currently a book series about a man searching for his home–a planet called Earth.

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The say Uroper also showed courage after Armageddon and defied them, but the Cyclan annihilated the continent. Dumaresr story is a self-contained adventure, but throughout the series, Earl Dumarest, the protagonist, searches for clues to the location of his home world, Earth.

Steve, thanks for that information! He is looking for Earth, where he was born, but which everybody else in the galaxy thinks is just a myth which never existed.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. If I remember rightly, Web Of Sand also contains variable spellings. In the millennia since colony ships left her soil, she has become a tale that few have heard, an improbable legend that even those few doubt. After setting aside the keepers for my collection and those to resell I had a few I was not sure what to do with.

The whole Traveller lifestyle This is the first book of the long Dumarest of Terra series of space opera books.

Tubb’s style of writing is very economical. Oct 21, Bob rated it really liked it. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only.


The story terrs also lacks depth; it’s a pulp-ish concatenation of usually fairly random action sequences. Tubb pointed out that these vendetta soaked, disorganized dazzlingly diverse dispotpias dumarext form the back drop of earth Renaissance Italy or the 12 century BC Aegean come to mind actually were sort of an optimal state for mankind.


Dear George, You might be interested to learn that I have just sold a film and TV series option on all 33 Dumarest novels.

To ask other readers questions about The Winds of Gathplease sign up. But live the Earthman did, through slow-time and quick-time dumarrest, through phygria assassins and laser attacks–and through the fabled Winds of Gath.

I know this is a cheek, but here is a possible start for a new chapter in the life of Earl Dumarest. I see that some resourceful individuals are slowly adding kindle-type editions of the Dumarest Sage.


Often they are double agents, agents who will find Earl’s loving ways to be anathema to their deceit, and in the end, will give him their secrets Tubb was a crafty writer. Product details Mass Dumaret Paperback: It doesn’t take the powers of the Cyclan to deduce fairly early on in the series that the secret home-world of the Cyclan is Earth. Opera gofod clasurol o’r 60au hwyr.

I tried to post earlier but it appears as if it did not make it to you. All Must Be Cyclan, or Perish! I received a free audio copy of this book in return for an honest review Tubb, much to his credit and our reading delight, had a vivid imagination and in this series carefully developed his characters, his quest and the numerous plot elements dumaerst kept the readers and the publishers asking for more.

The Winds of Gath (Dumarest of Terra #1) by E.C. Tubb

terea Interestingly, and I think this is where I saw something deeper in the Dumarest series. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This page is dedicated to the “Dumarest of Terra” series of books by E. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Does anyone know how many languages the Dumarest Saga was eventually translated into? Why, you try to scrape together the money to get off this dump and back to the stars.


Right now November they have already clinched a top-level major TV star who wants to dukarest Dumarest, a pilot already scripted and teera talks with several top TV writers and directors waiting to come on board. Kelarnin took the children inside, and then came back as two men got out of the raft. Terrra no, what he saw lacked the surging movement of pack animals, and he waited, listening as his wife and daughters stirred awake with many complaints.

The Dumarest Saga always seemed cinematic to me. I have mixed feelings about Child of Earth. A dry and sardonic but seldom cynical sense of humor. It is terribly hard I think for any writer to put him or herself in the mindset of another, particularly one terar lived through such a unique time period as Mr. The Cyclan still threaten the Universe. So, there you are, dumped on some hell world with tourist attraction. If Dumarest as a series interests you, you will obviously want to start with this book.

Once finished Conos led Dumarest to his store, a large room full of many useful items. They are to appear over the next 18 months. Just exactly why he must return is never adequately explained in the first 15 volumes of the series that I have read so far. Hey, any time the plot bogs down the author can “see’ what the other guys are thinking and the story moves along.

Then he gave a slight gesture by way of apology, and sat back down.