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by Jeffrey A. Carver


Jeffrey A. Carver (born 1949) is an American science fiction author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from Brown University. He currently lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

Jeffrey A. His novel Eternity's End was a finalist for the 2001 Nebula Awards. The Chaos Chronicles. Carver is the author of more than a dozen character-driven SF novels, ranging from hard SF. .Location 80 of 3886, Panglor by Jeffrey Carver. Later, he can only return home by seeing logic in an illogical planet. Good thing he has help.

Location 80 of 3886, Panglor by Jeffrey Carver.

When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably

When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission-to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Carver, Panglor. Thank you for reading books on GrayCity. Jeffrey a. carver series: Star Rigger 01. Other author's books

What is evident in Carver’s work is a wonderful ability to deal sensitively with the interrelationships of characters and their environments. Carver writes powerfully and clearly and has produced a book that is likely to find an audience among hard SF readers. Carver is a strong SF writer, with a good feel for both the hard SF elements and the people he populates them with.

What is evident in Carver’s work is a wonderful ability to deal sensitively with the interrelationships of characters and their environments.

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In this prequel to Jeffrey A. Carver's STAR RIGGER Universe, we find Panglor Balef, space pilot, on the edge of sanity. Forced to embark upon a hopeless mission, the life-weary pilot suddenly finds himself in the depths of space-in a place that seems beyond reality. Is this the horrifying end of his journey? Or could it be a window to a new and incredible path of discover In this prequel to Jeffrey A.

But luck has never been in Panglor’s cards.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. But luck has never been in Panglor’s cards. Bad enough to be coerced into a mission of murder and suicide, he must also contend with Alo-a young woman, stowaway, and impossible companion. Neither of them, nor his empathic ou-ralot, could possibly anticipate the journey through space-time they are about to embark on, through a door to an insane reality from which there is almost certainly no return.

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ISBN13: 978-0099256106

ISBN: 009925610X

Author: Jeffrey A. Carver

Category: Fantasy

Subcategory: Science Fiction

Language: English

Publisher: Arrow Books; paperback / softback edition (1981)

Pages: 272 pages

ePUB size: 1818 kb

FB2 size: 1665 kb

Rating: 4.3

Votes: 699

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Conjuril
I'm of really mixed feelings about this book. I hated the first half but was too stubborn to put it down. But then, either I got used to the characters or the story got better, I began to almost like it. There were still plenty of things about this story that irritated me. Panglor was totally nuts and I never felt like we got enough explanation for why that was the case. On the other hand, the story couldn't work if he weren't a bit twisted. So I grudgingly and retroactively accepted his weirdness. Also, Alo didn't make a lot of sense as a character. Brilliant, rebellious, and for some reason she fell for Panglor. Seriously? The story, although revised since it's original publication in 1980, felt rather dated. The description of the "planet" Panglor and Alo end up on seemed like a bad drug trip. But it was interesting overall.
Conjuril
I'm of really mixed feelings about this book. I hated the first half but was too stubborn to put it down. But then, either I got used to the characters or the story got better, I began to almost like it. There were still plenty of things about this story that irritated me. Panglor was totally nuts and I never felt like we got enough explanation for why that was the case. On the other hand, the story couldn't work if he weren't a bit twisted. So I grudgingly and retroactively accepted his weirdness. Also, Alo didn't make a lot of sense as a character. Brilliant, rebellious, and for some reason she fell for Panglor. Seriously? The story, although revised since it's original publication in 1980, felt rather dated. The description of the "planet" Panglor and Alo end up on seemed like a bad drug trip. But it was interesting overall.
fetish
Took me a while to settle into this book. Hard to accept the technology and other elements as being an extension of our world, but perhaps that doesn't matter. So once I gave that notion away it helped to get into this. The heart of the book is really the Disneyland-like planet on which most of the book occurs. About anything can and does occur from the weird to the macabre to the totally dumb, but it does tend to keep the reader interested. Character development was somewhat spotty: Panglor himself is never really expanded and we are left to fill in the blanks for him and Alo and others. It was a difficult book to enjoy, but all-in-all pretty interesting.
fetish
Took me a while to settle into this book. Hard to accept the technology and other elements as being an extension of our world, but perhaps that doesn't matter. So once I gave that notion away it helped to get into this. The heart of the book is really the Disneyland-like planet on which most of the book occurs. About anything can and does occur from the weird to the macabre to the totally dumb, but it does tend to keep the reader interested. Character development was somewhat spotty: Panglor himself is never really expanded and we are left to fill in the blanks for him and Alo and others. It was a difficult book to enjoy, but all-in-all pretty interesting.
Delari
I really enjoyed this science fiction story, but I must admit to being confused by some of the terminology used. In writer's worlds each writer creates their own language for the adventures. This is the case of this story. The main charter is (Panglor) a star ship pilot who has been chorused into causing another ship to go off its flight path. The boss of this group has also sabotaged his ship so that when the two ships almost collide his ship would explode. He does discover the bombs planted on his ship before entering the space before the collision is scheduled to happen, with the help of a stow away he finds on his ship. The story continues with many strange events happening to the two.
Delari
I really enjoyed this science fiction story, but I must admit to being confused by some of the terminology used. In writer's worlds each writer creates their own language for the adventures. This is the case of this story. The main charter is (Panglor) a star ship pilot who has been chorused into causing another ship to go off its flight path. The boss of this group has also sabotaged his ship so that when the two ships almost collide his ship would explode. He does discover the bombs planted on his ship before entering the space before the collision is scheduled to happen, with the help of a stow away he finds on his ship. The story continues with many strange events happening to the two.
Thiama
At first, this novel of a trader seems akin toTuf Voyaging, another loner taken advantage of by unscrupulous men. Panglor's alien partner, LePiep, is like a Le Guin cat with wings- able to cheer him when depressed. Fellow spacers know Panglor as a gloomy sort, unhappy between voyages, drinking up his pay until his next trip. He will not discuss his feeling of panic when entering, or the relief felt, upon returning to normal space after a jump. Yet that is the risk of carrying cargo between worlds. Then comes an offer he dare not refuse. Panglor looks at the crime boss:
'He recalled Garikoff's face, rough-hewn and dark, his eyes piercing as he gave Panglor the orders to fly. Blackmailing b*st*rd. For a cent Panglor would have killed him and walked out, but at that point he didn't really have much choice; they had him outnumbered, and they had guns. So he'd gone along with the orders-- not that he'd had a better offer in sight, anyway-- and Garikoff's goons weren't likely to leave him unobserved now, so he'd have to carry the orders through. There was just one question: What kind of work did the b*st*rds have up their sleeves for him at D3, and what were his chances of coming out of it alive? ' Location 80 of 3886, Panglor by Jeffrey Carver.
Later, he can only return home by seeing logic in an illogical planet. Good thing he has help. I only wish Garikoff's motivations for the intrigue were clearer. (Minus one star)
Since this is a re-release of a classic, it is well edited with clear breaks between scenes.
Thiama
At first, this novel of a trader seems akin toTuf Voyaging, another loner taken advantage of by unscrupulous men. Panglor's alien partner, LePiep, is like a Le Guin cat with wings- able to cheer him when depressed. Fellow spacers know Panglor as a gloomy sort, unhappy between voyages, drinking up his pay until his next trip. He will not discuss his feeling of panic when entering, or the relief felt, upon returning to normal space after a jump. Yet that is the risk of carrying cargo between worlds. Then comes an offer he dare not refuse. Panglor looks at the crime boss:
'He recalled Garikoff's face, rough-hewn and dark, his eyes piercing as he gave Panglor the orders to fly. Blackmailing b*st*rd. For a cent Panglor would have killed him and walked out, but at that point he didn't really have much choice; they had him outnumbered, and they had guns. So he'd gone along with the orders-- not that he'd had a better offer in sight, anyway-- and Garikoff's goons weren't likely to leave him unobserved now, so he'd have to carry the orders through. There was just one question: What kind of work did the b*st*rds have up their sleeves for him at D3, and what were his chances of coming out of it alive? ' Location 80 of 3886, Panglor by Jeffrey Carver.
Later, he can only return home by seeing logic in an illogical planet. Good thing he has help. I only wish Garikoff's motivations for the intrigue were clearer. (Minus one star)
Since this is a re-release of a classic, it is well edited with clear breaks between scenes.
Lavivan
Until the afterword by the author I didn't know this book is 35 years old. I kept remarking how almost identical the elements of the Sunborn series of books are:
-main character is a pilot
-he's extremely socially awkward and therefore good target for manipulation by outside forces
-he's forced into almost certainly death situation
-but somehow makes the right moral choice
-and is taken to an obviously designed world
-where despite powerful forces he cannot be hurt
-and meets aliens speaking gibberish who are as much outcasts as he is
-and magically understands them

Having mentioned this lengthy list of writer's laundry,... G*d d*mn can he create unique worlds and frame simple emotions in inescapably poignant way.
I highly recommend to anyone who loves science fiction!
Lavivan
Until the afterword by the author I didn't know this book is 35 years old. I kept remarking how almost identical the elements of the Sunborn series of books are:
-main character is a pilot
-he's extremely socially awkward and therefore good target for manipulation by outside forces
-he's forced into almost certainly death situation
-but somehow makes the right moral choice
-and is taken to an obviously designed world
-where despite powerful forces he cannot be hurt
-and meets aliens speaking gibberish who are as much outcasts as he is
-and magically understands them

Having mentioned this lengthy list of writer's laundry,... G*d d*mn can he create unique worlds and frame simple emotions in inescapably poignant way.
I highly recommend to anyone who loves science fiction!
just one girl
I read to be entertained and this book just required to much work for there to be any real enjoyment. Yes you can wade through it, but who really enjoys that? If this is the foundation and style for the series, I'll just stop now. Others may enjoy it but just not my idea of a fun read.
just one girl
I read to be entertained and this book just required to much work for there to be any real enjoyment. Yes you can wade through it, but who really enjoys that? If this is the foundation and style for the series, I'll just stop now. Others may enjoy it but just not my idea of a fun read.
Malalrajas
This review applies to the updated Kindle edition (as opposed to the original print edition).

The story revolves around a character who appears to suffer from either a severe emotional trauma or some sort of psychosis who is forced into a conspiracy involving industrial sabotage. Alo,ng the way, he picks up a stowaway and an alien (both of which could maybe use more character development, especially the alien). However, I find the world they land on interesting as it resembles certain dream realities and the Flux which appears to submit itself to a form of lucid dreaming.
Malalrajas
This review applies to the updated Kindle edition (as opposed to the original print edition).

The story revolves around a character who appears to suffer from either a severe emotional trauma or some sort of psychosis who is forced into a conspiracy involving industrial sabotage. Alo,ng the way, he picks up a stowaway and an alien (both of which could maybe use more character development, especially the alien). However, I find the world they land on interesting as it resembles certain dream realities and the Flux which appears to submit itself to a form of lucid dreaming.
This is an excellent book. I enjoyed the fact that never once throughout the book did you get a physical description of the primary protagonist. The only thing you could surmise was that he was not too old to be interested in a young woman of indeterminate age between 19 and 25 but old enough to be disturbed by the age difference. Also good to see a book originally from the 80's with a young woman who was not present just as eye candy. The delicate state of Panglor's mental condition and its variation through different environments was fascinating and his pet/friends empathic interaction was an effective way of exploring his condition and provided another very sympathetic character. The alien Tiki was convincingly alien and his flawed mental state contributed to the Flux.
This is an excellent book. I enjoyed the fact that never once throughout the book did you get a physical description of the primary protagonist. The only thing you could surmise was that he was not too old to be interested in a young woman of indeterminate age between 19 and 25 but old enough to be disturbed by the age difference. Also good to see a book originally from the 80's with a young woman who was not present just as eye candy. The delicate state of Panglor's mental condition and its variation through different environments was fascinating and his pet/friends empathic interaction was an effective way of exploring his condition and provided another very sympathetic character. The alien Tiki was convincingly alien and his flawed mental state contributed to the Flux.