Alternate Orbits, also published as Commodore of the Sea, is a four-story collection from the John Grimes/Rim Worlds series, comprising 'Hall of Fame' (1969, aka 'The Kinsolving's Planet Irregulars'), 'The Sister Ships' (1971), 'The Man Who Sailed the Sky' (1971), and 'The Rub' (1970).
* Contents derived from the Munich,
Western Europe,Europe,:Moewig,1972 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Kinsolving's Planet on the rim of space where the fabric of time and is stretched almost to bursting. Should John Grimes be surprised to meet...Sherlock Holmes? Lady Chatterly? Tarzan and Jane? A. Bertram Chandler??
yThe Commodore at Sea / Spartan PlanetA. Bertram Chandler,
New York (City):Ace Books,1979Z18386931979selected work novella science fiction Contains the four-story collection The Commodore at Sea (aka Alternate Orbits), comprising 'Hall of Fame' (aka 'The Kinsolving's Planet Irregulars'), 'The Sister Ships,' 'The Man Who Sailed the Sky' and 'The Rub,' along with the novellaSpartan Planet (akaFalse Fatherland).New York (City):Ace Books,1979
yJohn Grimes : Rim RunnerA. Bertram Chandler,
New York (City):Science Fiction Book Club [USA],2004Z18388052004selected work novella Comprises: Into the Alternate Universe,
The Rim Gods,
Contraband from Otherspace and
The Commodore at Sea.New York (City):Science Fiction Book Club [USA],2004
Cover by Eddie Jones. Courtesy of bertramchandler.com
Munich:Moewig,1971-1986Z18386861971series - publisher short story novella novel science fiction In 1957 German publisher Arthur Moewig established the weekly imprint series Terra - Utopische Romane : Science Fiction. After 555 issues the series was replaced in 1968 by Terra Nova (190 issues) and again in 1971 by Terra Astra. This final series continued through until 1986, releasing 643 issues.