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Cover by Helen Hale. Source: www.bertramchandler.com
y separately published work icon The Broken Cycle single work   novel   science fiction  
Is part of The Rim Worlds A. Bertram Chandler , 1950 series - author short story novel novella
Issue Details: First known date: 1975... 1975 The Broken Cycle
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Newly promoted to Lieutenant Commander, John Grimes find himself assisting sky marshall Una Freeman in the attempted recovery of Delta Geminorum. Things go haywire, however, when they find temselves lost in the colossal alien spacecraft. Complicating matters is there discovery that the universe they thought they were in is their own but an alternate and that they've ebeen captured by the omnipotent force of that entire other cosmos. Grimes and the comely policewoman soon find out theat they have been selected as the only inhabitants of a Garden of Eden. But there were two serpents in this one—both of them bicycles!'

[Source: www.baenbooks.com]

Notes

  • Dedication: For Susan, as always.
  • The Broken Cycle is also believed to have been published in a 1977 issue of I Romanzi di Urania under an unknown Italian title.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Robert Hale ,
      1975 .
      person or book cover
      Cover by Helen Hale. Source: www.bertramchandler.com
      Extent: 158p.
      ISBN: 0709145926
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      DAW Books ,
      1979 .
      person or book cover
      Cover by Richard Hescox. Source: www.goodcombad.com
      Extent: 156p.
      ISBN: 9780879974961, 0879974966
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon John Grimes : Survey Captain A. Bertram Chandler , New York (City) : Science Fiction Book Club [USA] , 2002 Z1840240 2002 selected work short story science fiction 'In his long and checkered career, John Grimes experienced many strange things as he rose through the ranks of the Federation Survey Service. In these books, he has more far-flung adventures, including the pivotal event that drove him to join the Rim Runners, the merchant fleet serving the edge of the galaxy.'

    [Source: www.bertramchandler.com]
    New York (City) : Science Fiction Book Club [USA] , 2002
    pg. 1-114
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon John Grimes - Federation Survey Service A. Bertram Chandler , Wake Forest : Baen EBooks , 2007 Z1837652 2007 selected work novella Wake Forest : Baen EBooks , 2007
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon To the Galactic Rim : The John Grimes Saga I A. Bertram Chandler , New York (City) : Baen Books , 2007 Z1837702 2007 selected work novella short story science fiction New York (City) : Baen Books , 2007 pg. 423-553
    • Wake Forest, North Carolina,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Baen EBooks ,
      2007 .
      person or book cover
      Source: Baen Books (www.baenebooks.com)
      Note/s:
      • SKU: 0879974966
      ISBN: 978-0-8799-7496
Alternative title: Ijigen no eden
Alternative title: 異次元のエデン
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Hayakawa-shobō ,
      1976 .
      person or book cover
      Cover by Naoyuki Kato. Source: www.bertramchandler.com
      Extent: 238p.
      Series: Hayakawa bunko Hayakawa-shobō (publisher), series - publisher Number in series: SF 200
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