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The Alien Way

By Gordon R Dickson

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The Ruml were highly intelligent creatures. They had an elaborate civilisation, advanced technology and a strict moral social code - moral according to their values. They had already over-run six worlds, exterminated the native life and colonised the planets.

But an ordinary citizen of Earth, Jason Barchar, was able to penetrate the mind, think the thoughts, see the sights, feel the sensations of one of the Ruml. And on Jason depended the fate of the world - for the Ruml were preparing to invade Earth.

Biographical Notes

Gordon R. Dickson (1923 - 2001) Gordon Rupert Dickson was born in Alberta, Canada, in 1923 but resided in the United States from the age of thirteen. Along with Robert A. Heinlein, he is regarded as one of the fathers of military space opera, his Dorsai! sequence being an early exemplar of both military SF and Future History. Dickson was one of the rare breed of authors as well known for his fantasy as his SF - The Dragon and the George, the first novel in his Dragon Knight sequence, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award and won the British Fantasy Award. Dickson's work also won him three Hugos and Nebula. He died in 2001.

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  • ISBN: 9780575112322
  • Publication date: 29 Sep 2011
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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