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The Stainless Steel Rat sings the blues

Harry Harrison

The Stainless Steel Rat sings the blues

by Harry Harrison

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Published by Bantam Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementHarry Harrison.
The Physical Object
Pagination229p. ;
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18404235M
ISBN 100593026209
OCLC/WorldCa59833008

Conscripted again in The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted, this time into a planetary army, the Rat must avenge the murder of his mentor-in-crime. And in The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues, Slippery Jim must retrieve a missing alien artifact, while disguised as a futuristic rock-and-roller or forfeit his life. View all covers for The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Jean Lamb () in Locus, # April First published:

The Stainless Steel rat is back! Slippery Jim diGriz, the future's most lovable, laughable, larcenous conman tumed counterspy, retums for yet another high-tension mission. This time the Special Corps has given the Rat a daring assignment - liberate a backward tourist planet from the clutches of an aging dictator. The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues; The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell; Buy this book. Harrison's short stories are what pulp science fiction should have been, but almost never was.

The Stainless Steel Rat is anti-hero James Bolivar diGriz, who goes by many aliases, including "Slippery Jim" and "The Stainless Steel Rat". He is a futuristic con man, thief and all-round rascal. He is charming and quick-witted, a master of disguise and martial arts, an accomplished bank robber, an expert on breaking and entering, and (perhaps. Another adventure featuring Harrison's lovable rogue Slippery Jim diGriz (The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues, , etc.). This time, Slippery Jim is visiting the beautiful but boring pleasure planet Lussuoso when his beloved wife, Angelina, vanishes after visiting the Temple of Eternal Truth; here, for a hefty fee, seekers of enlightenment might visit Heaven&#;literally.


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Slippery Jim is caught red-handed when he tries to rob the mint in Paskönjak. He is presented with a simple choice: a horrible death, or a job for the Galactic League.

The League want Jim to go to the planet Liokukae and bring back a. In exchange for his life, Slippery Jim must retrieve a missing alien artifact from the planet Liokukae - a dumping ground for the Galactic League's misfits, murderers, maniacs, and the incurably obnoxious.

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