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The Stainless Steel Rat - Harry Harrison
The Stainless Steel Rat
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In the vastness of space, the crimes just get bigger and Slippery Jim diGriz, the Stainless Steel Rat, is the biggest criminal of them all. He can con humans, aliens and any number of robots time after time. Jim is so slippery that all the inter-galactic cops can do is make him one of their own.
In the vastness of space, the crimes just get bigger and Slippery Jim diGriz, the Stainless Steel Rat, is the biggest criminal of them all. He can con humans, aliens and any number of robots time after time. Jim is so slippery that all the inter-galactic cops can do is make him one of their own.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9781857984989 (1857984986)
Publisher: Orion
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Stainless Steel Rat -3 (#4)
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Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
A Louis L'Amour for sci-fi fans. Nothing deep. Nothing earth shattering. Fast paced. Enjoyable, easy read that asks nothing more than you sit back and enjoy the ride/read.
suzemo
suzemo rated it
2.0 The Stainless Steel Rat
I think the best thing I can say about this book is that it does not age well. In the far future (which, I think would be about now, although I'm willing to forgive the book this bit), people have been selectively bred to be socially conscious and responsible. The few malcontents that are born ar...
REALJimBob
REALJimBob rated it
I read this book for the first time back in the early 90s, while at university. We had a fantastic book shop where you could give back books you'd read to help fund your new purchases. I introduced myself to a lot of previously unread science-fiction authors thanks to that shop, but I also read thro...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
I don't know why but I was expecting something more like vintage space opera from the 30's and was surprised to find this was actually written in the mid '60s and still feels fresh.This is light, fast-moving, edge of your seat stuff that you will whip through in no time. A charming, loveable rogue p...
thomcat
thomcat rated it
RIP Harry Harrison. This is a great book and a quick read. First read some 30 years ago, this has more satire than I remember, morals, plenty of action, and plot twists galore.
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