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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 John Grimes : Reserve Commodore
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Comprises three novellas - The Last Amazon, The Wild Ones and Catch the Star Winds - along with six short stories - 'Grimes at Glenrowan,' 'Grimes and the Great Race,' 'Grimes Among the Gourmets,' 'Grimes and the Odd Gods,' 'Grimes and the Jailbirds,' and 'Chance Encounter.'


* Contents derived from the New York (City), New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Science Fiction Book Club [USA] , 2004 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Last Amazon, A. Bertram Chandler , 1984 single work novella science fiction
'John Grimes's career as a space pirate has ended, he faces his toughest assignment yet. He has been made governer of the anarchist's own planet. His first task is to stay alive with a whole world plotting his murder!'

[Source: 1984 DAW edition]
(p. 1-166)
The Wild Ones, A. Bertram Chandler , 1984 single work novel science fiction

'They called the robomaid "Clockwork Kitty" until she informed them of her right name. She was a triumph of Japan's far-future robotics industry and she was a present to John Grimes as he set out aboard Sister Sue for a voyage to the planet called New Salem.

New Salem was a colony of blue-nosed religious fanatics and Grimes knew it meant trouble. For in addition to his sexy-looking robot he had Shirl and Darleen aboard, two wild ones of kangaroo ancestry, sure to be problems. And trouble came, not merely from the fire-wielding bigots but from Grimes' old enemy, Drongo Kane.'


(p. 167-306)
Grimes at Glenrowan, A. Bertram Chandler , 1978 single work short story science fiction

'Commodore John Grimes Reminisces: Lt. Grimes, on leave from Aries on Earth, travels back in time to become entangled in the arrest & capture of Ned Kelly.'

Source: (Sighted: 28/06/2017)

(p. 307-322)
Grimes and the Great Race, A. Bertram Chandler , 1980 single work short story science fiction (p. 323-344)
Grimes Among the Gourmets, A. Bertram Chandler , 1978 single work short story science fiction (p. 345-358)
Grimes and the Odd Gods, A. Bertram Chandler , 1983 single work short story science fiction (p. 359-382)
Grimes and the Jailbirds, A. Bertram Chandler , 1984 single work short story science fiction (p. 383-399)
Chance Encounter, A. Bertram Chandler , 1959 single work short story science fiction (p. 399-414)
Catch the Star Winds, A. Bertram Chandler , 1963 selected work novella
'Unable to exceed the speed of light, he found ways around the law of nature, twisting space and time to his bidding. But the lure of FTL speeds could would not be forgotten...and the crew of the Flying Cloud - casts-offs from the great civilisations of the galaxy- found themselves breaking through the barriers of the past to discover new worlds - worlds from which they could never return!'

(p. 415-519)

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