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Deathworld

Harry Harrison

Publisher: Vintage Sci-Fi Classics

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This classic science fiction novel by Harry Harrison was originally serialised in Astounding Science Fiction magazine. It follows professional gambler, Jason dinAlt, who uses his psionic abilities to rig games of chance. He is challenged by Kerk Pyruss, ambassador for the planet Pyrrus, to ply his trade with a large sum at a government casino. He succeeds and avoids their attempts to reclaim his winnings. On a whim he decides to accompany Kerk back to Pyruss. It turns out to be the most deadly planet ever colonised by humans. Will he survive? Find out in this classic sci-fi adventure.  
This work is part of our Vintage Sci-Fi Classics Series, a series in which we are republishing some of the best stories in the genre by some of its most acclaimed authors, such as Isaac Asimov, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Robert Sheckley. Each publication is complete with a short introduction to the history of science fiction.

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