The Weapon Shops of Isher
Publish date: December 3rd 1980
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
Series: The Empire of Isher -2 (#2)
Big ideas and big philosophies: THE WEAPON SHOPS OF ISHER provides a rich, if dated, reading experience from the heart of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. Even so, it is a difficult book to recommend. Of the three stories interwoven into the novel's narrative, Fara Clark's story is easily the best...
The weapon shops are an iconic contribution to the genre.
Another of his fix-up novels, like The Voyage of the Space Beagle although unlike that book, why the short stories were brought together and reworked into this novel is a mystery to me. There just seems to be two unrelated story lines spliced together in order to bulk out and produce a novel. In "Th...