Emissary to the Stars (Jaime Retief Series #8)
  • 172 Pages
  • 0.70 MB
  • English
Pocket Books
Science Fiction - General, Fiction / Science Fiction / General, Fiction - Science Fiction, Fi
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7648033M
ISBN 100671457772
ISBN 139780671457778

This book is a bunch of short stories about Retief master diplomat working his way round a universe of the good the bad and the mostly incompetent and saving the day in a clever and amusing way.

The first story is particularly impressive and is perhaps the most serious one. Not a book to read all in one go, but to carry round in the pocket.4/5(17). Greylorn short story included, not Greylorn collection, because included in Gambler' World collection with Retief stories, so labelled to distinguish.

Book 1. Retief: Envoy to New Worlds.

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by Keith Laumer. Ratings 29 Reviews published 15 editions. This book is a bunch of short stories about Retief master diplomat working his way round a universe of the good the bad and the mostly incompetent and saving the day in a clever and amusing way. The first story is particularly impressive and is perhaps the most serious one.

Not a book to read all in one go, but to carry round in the pocket.4/4(16). This is a book of short stories (with one novella) focusing on Jame Retief, a diplomat for the CDT (an organization whose mission is the peace and safty of the terrean worlds).

I liked the short stories much better then the novela - as they all are quick-paced and pack a punch.4/5. Edited and compiled by Eric Flint, and with a foreword by David Drake, this book is one of the best buys Baen has offered in a long time.

In addition to "Diplomat-at-Arms" (the first-written of the Retief stories, and one of the hardest to find), this compilation includes the entire short novel *Retief's War* (whence we draw the immortal quotation recapitulated above).5/5(5).

The Retief book series by Keith Laumer & William H. Keith Jr. includes books Envoy to New Worlds, Retief's War, Retief and the Warlords, and several more. See the complete Retief series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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Our practice is designed to provide a comprehensive suite of services for all. A collection of short stories and novellas--originally published in parts in Envoy to New Worlds, Galactic Diplomat, and Retief's War--chronicles the zany adventures of galactic diplomat James Retief as he worked to foil the nefarious plots of alien enemies to make space save for humans.

Original.4/5(3). 17 rows  The complete series list for - Retief Keith Laumer. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis. What they really had was Retief. Ignore the official version—in these pages is the real story of how Retief tied the bad guys' eye-stalks in knots, and made the Galaxy safe for humanity.

Publisher's Note: The stories and novel herein have previously appeared in parts in Envoy and New Worlds, Galactic Diplomat, and Retief's War.

This is the /5. Piet Retief Mpumalanga - Emkhondo. 2, likes 1 talking about this 24, were here. The land of the Assegai River/5(61). Comic book adaptation of Keith Laumer's Retief stories, following the adventures of morally ambiguous interstellar diplomat Jame Retief of the Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne (CDT).

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Retief Emissary to the Stars Chapter One DIPLOMAT-AT-ARMS. The cold white sun of Northroyal glared on pale dust and vivid colors in the narrow raucous street. Retief rode slowly, unconscious of the huckster's shouts, the kaleidoscope of smells, the noisy milling crowd.5/5(1).

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And Retief has never been more dangerous to the villains than when he's operating outside the rules of diplomacy!. ABOUT THE AUTHOR William H. Keith, Jr. is a top-selling writer of science fiction and military fiction, author of over 50 novels, including the "Warstrider" and "Seals: The /5.

Retief by Keith Laumer - The ceremonious protocol of the Yills was impressive, colorful, and, in the long run, deadly. It was up to Jame Retief to figure out how Released on: Ma ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Publisher's note: The stories and novel herein have previously appeared in parts in Envoy.

Retief: Emissary to the Stars. Retief of the CDT. Retief & the Warlords - Moderate cover creasing. Condition: These are generally nice reading copies.

Lightly used with light to moderate Rating: % positive. About this Item: Die Stadsklerk, Piet Retief 1st edition, 12+ pages, literatuur, many photographs, map, cooured crest frontispiece, Afrikaans text throughout: centenary history of this South-eastern Transvaal town 25 kms from the Swaziland border; illustrated boards, as issued without dw, vg N.B.

Afrikaans text south africa boers. Hillsboro Pike, Suite | Nashville, TN | tele: () | fax: () The Jack Bank is an important book by a supremely gifted writer.” —Robert Olen Butler, author of A Good Scent from A Strange Mountain “This moving book explores the emotions of exile as few stories about leaving home do.

A passionate writer, Retief turns his tale from attachment to detachment, from letting go to Author: Glen Retief. Retief of the Red-Tape Mountain Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Science fiction Subject: Short stories Subject: Human-alien encounters -- Fiction Subject: Life on other planets -- Fiction Subject: Space colonies -- Fiction Subject: Retief (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.

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Related surnames: RETIF (11). WikiTree is a free community of genealogists. Magdalena (Retief) Roos 20 Nov de Caep de Goede Hoop, Dutch Cape Colony - 10 Apr managed by Cape of Good Hope Project WikiTree last edited 14 Jan COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

book contains pages and is very good to excellent Rating: % positive. Retief is an officer of the distinguished Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne, a supra-national organization devoted to keeping the peace - or more accurately, to maintaining a state of tension short of armed conflict.

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Piet Retief’s Manifesto. Piet Retief was leader of one of the treks (like a wagon train in the United States) which became part of the Great Trek. He was fairly well-to-do and better educated than many of the participants.

Just as his trek was preparing to leave, Retief sent a letter to the Grahamstown Journal. It was translated and printed. Piet Retief Country Club, Piet Retief, South Africa. likes. Our GPS Location Lat: Long: /5(3).Glen Retief's The Jack Bank: A Memoir of a South African Childhood (St.

Martin's Press, April ) won a Lambda Literary Award and was selected as an Africa Book Club Book of Glen has published more than a dozen short stories, memoirs, and travel essays in respected literary journals, including TriQuarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Massachusetts Review, and the South African.will make efforts to obscure email addresses, phone numbers, websites, social media accounts, and similar details.

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