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Star Hunter

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Author: Andre Norton
Published: 1961
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,981 / 105 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 7,124
Added to site: 2006.08.22
mnybks.net#: 14266
Origin: gutenberg.org

Somewhere on the jungle world of Jumala, there was a man in hiding--a man whose mind had been reconditioned with another's brain pattern and for whom there was a fabulous reward. STAR HUNTER is a thrill-packed account of that other-worldly game of hide-and-seek between a man who did not know all his own powers and an interstellar safari that sought something no man had a right to find...

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ings of Flangoid flying lizards, an encounter which left both men in ribbons, one dead, one dying. And a scarred, ex-space marine had blaster-flamed one of the Star-and-Comet dealers into charred human ash.

The young man who had been ordered to help clear away the second loser retired to the stinking alley outside to lose the meal which was part of his meager day's pay. Now he crawled back inside, his face greenish, one hand pressed to his middle section.

He was thin, the fine bones of his face tight under the pallid skin, his ribs showing even through the sleazy fabric of the threadbare tunic with its house seal. When he leaned his head back against the grime encrusted wall, raising his face to the light, his hair had the glint of bright chestnut, a gold which was also red. And for his swamper's labor he was almost fastidiously clean.

"You--Lansor!"

He shivered as if an icy wind had found him and opened his eyes. They seemed disproportionately large in his skin and bone face and w

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2006.11.04
sujen
****.

The story itself was interesting and fast-paced, but there was just something kind of "cheesy" about this book, like a "B" movie on paper. Maybe it was the 1960's version of what a macho man should be, or the 1960's idea of futurism.

I did enjoy the book - it was just a little clumsy at times.


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