The Best of Keith Laumer

The Best of Keith Laumer Introduction by Barry N Malzberg Contains short stories from 1961 to 1970 The Planet WreckersThe Body BuildersCocoonThe LawgiverThunderheadHybridThe Devil You Don tDoorstepA Relic of War a BOLO story Download The Best of Keith Laumer by Keith Laumer – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 255 pages
  • The Best of Keith Laumer
  • Keith Laumer
  • English
  • 20 November 2018
  • 0671832689

10 thoughts on “The Best of Keith Laumer

  1. says:

    Keith Laumer is a name almost forgotten now, but he was a very popular writer in the 1960s and early 1970s A few years ago I picked up an omnibus edition of his Lafayette O Leary stories entitled The Universe Twister which I loved it strongly reminded me of another favourite humorous fantasy series, The Compleat Enchanter by Fletcher Pratt and L Sprague de Camp.Let s beprecise I loved the ideas and the situations and the inventiveness of The Universe Twister but the casual sexism of Keith Laumer is a name almost forgotten now, but he was a very popular writer in the 1960s and early 1970s A few years ago I picked up an omnibus edition of his Lafayette O Leary stories entitled The Universe Twister which I loved it strongly reminded me of another favourite humorous fantasy series, The Compleat Enchanter by Fletcher Pratt and L Sprague de Camp.Let s beprecise I loved the ideas and the situations and the inventiveness of The Universe Twister but the casual sexism of Laumer made me wince And the same has ...

  2. says:

    Nowadays Keith Laumer doesn t really rank up there with old school sf writers you should know, unless he s in a list written by an sf writer of an older generation It s sometimes interesting to read works by someone who was considered great by his peers, but of whom not much is said any Is his latter day obsolescence warranted, or is he unfairly underrated The Planet Wreckers Aliens want to destroy the earth in a literal disaster movie, and one wrong place wrong time hero is the onl Nowadays Keith Laumer doesn t really rank up there with old school sf writers you should know, unless he s in a list written by an sf writer of an older generation It s sometimes interesting to read works by someone who was considered great by his peers, but of whom not much is said any Is his latter day obsolescence warranted, or is he unfairly underrated The Planet Wreckers Aliens want to destroy the earth in a literal disaster movie, and one wrong place wrong time hero is the only one who can stop them Oh yeah, there s another character too, but she s out of action most of the time I guess at least she s not a damsel Halfway amusing idea and fun, pulpy writing, but fairly forgettable.The Body Builders In the future, lots of people store their organic bodies away and remotely control synthetic ones vi...

  3. says:

    Overall I usually enjoy Keith Laumer s work, and this collection was no exception.The Planet Wreckers This story was fairly humorous as the main characters run around trying to prevent disasters on an unsuspecting Earth by aliens, and they always seem a step behind It has the pace and entertainment value of a good action flick 3 5The Body Builders In the future, humans can transplant their minds into alternate robot bodies The main character is a fighter who uses high powered bodies for t Overall I usually enjoy Keith Laumer s work, and this collection was no exception.The Planet Wreckers This story was fairly humorous as ...

  4. says:

    A nice overview, especially for those who know Laumer only through his Retief of the CDT or Bolo works Not completely consistent in holding my interest, but that s the beauty of short story anthologies if one doesn t work for yo...

  5. says:

    I sometimes forget how much I enjoy Laumer s stuff Always interesting and inventive I like hisserious stories better than his humorous ones, but he s always entertaining This is a collection of his shorter tales and is well worth the investment of time.

  6. says:

    Can t seem to get enough of these books full of short stories by Keith Laumer and various authors who write in his style, epic and unique he definitely has a imagination many authors can only wish they had.

  7. says:

    Like rediscovering pop rocks this author is a master who dynamites fish in one s mind

  8. says:

    It said best of maybe this wasn t as good as his completed writings If there was a charmer in it, I forgot it by the end A fun departure from SK though in the realm of readable short stories.

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