Northwest of Earth

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Orion, Sep 29, 2011 - Fiction - 379 pages
12 Reviews

Among the best-written and most emotionally complex stories of the Pulp Era, the tales of intergalactic bootlegger Northwest Smith still resonate strongly more than 75 years after their first publication.

From the crumbling temples of forgotten gods on Venus to the seedy pleasure halls of old Mars, the thirteen stories in Northwest of Earth blaze a trail through the underbelly of the solar system. The quick-drawing smuggler of the spaceways who would become the model for countless science fiction heroes, Northwest Smith is SF's original outlaw.

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Review: Northwest of Earth: The Complete Northwest Smith

User Review  - Scott Seldon - Goodreads

I picked up this book because of an article I read on the 10 best smugglers in SF. I'd never heard of Northwest Smith (which keeps coming out as Nor'west in my head) before or CL Moore. I found her ... Read full review

Review: Northwest of Earth: The Complete Northwest Smith

User Review  - Riju Ganguly - Goodreads

This book (we really should try to award Paizo Books for giving these classics of pulp era another lease of life) begins with the ultimate combination of fantasy-horror-science fiction: "Shambleau ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

C.L. Moore (1911-1987) was born in Indianapolis and became a leading author of science fantasies for WEIRD TALES in the 1930s. After her marriage to fellow SF writer Henry Kuttner in 1940 she concentrated on writing science fiction, usually in collaboration with her husband. She turned to screenwriting after his untimely death; her TV series included MAVERICK and 77 SUNSET STRIP.

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