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Reproduction Date: 2009

Title: Deathworld  
Author: Harrison, Harry
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Science fiction
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Deathworld
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Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books


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Harrison, H. (1960). Deathworld. Retrieved from

Harry Harrison (1925 - ) is best known for his Stainless Steel Rat stories and the novel Make Room! Make Room! which was adapted for film as Soylent Green. Deathworld is the first in a series of novels begun in 1960 and originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction Magazine. It’s the story of Jason dinAlt a professional gambler with psionic skills who finds himself on Pyrrus the deadliest planet to be colonized by humanity. Violent weather, active tectonics, heavy gravity, abundant predators, and a hostile splinter group of colonists is only the beginning of Jason’s quest to learn the truth about Pyrrus. (Summary by Gregg Margarite)

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