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The whimsical adventures of sometime thief and con artist Flinx and his empathetic pet minidrag, Pip, are winding to a close in this penultimate installment (after 2006's Trouble Magnet) of their 35-year-old series. When not helping Bran Tse-Mallory and the Eint Truzenzuzex save the galaxy, Flinx has spent much of his life wondering about the identity of his father. Now he's traced his origins to the planet Gestalt, thanks to the dying words of a survivor from the Merliorare Society, a renegade eugenicist group. As if the native dangers of Gestalt weren't enough, Flinx is also being hunted by an assassin hired by the mysterious Order of Null. Flinx and Pip will have to survive ambushes, accidents and a deadly feud between rival groups of philosophers before they eventually find the information Flinx is after. Their breakneck journey will entertain the duo's many fans. (Oct.)
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Alan Dean Foster has written in a variety of genres, including hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Star Wars: The Approaching Storm and the popular Pip & Flinx novels, as well as novelizations of several films including Transformers, Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and Alien Nation. His novel Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction in 1990, the first science fiction work ever to do so. Foster and his wife, JoAnn Oxley, live in Prescott, Arizona, in a house built of brick that was salvaged from an early-twentieth-century miners’ brothel. He is currently at work on several new novels and media projects.
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This is a great story and I have enjoyed all of them so far.Published 15 days ago by Morgan J. Hall
I love this series, puerile though it is. Mr. Fosters imagery really suits my sensibilities. I find his writing holds up over time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lee Findley
Another great A.D. Foster book in the Flinx & Pip series. I have been reading this series since it began, maybe 20 or so years ago. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John J. Baglione
I have liked the adventures so much that I thought I would introduce my grandchildren to this series. I was very disappointed. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Delores Gomez
Enjoyed this book, the penultimate book in the long-running Flinx and Pip books. Looking forward to finishing the series with the next book, Flinx: Transcendent. Read morePublished 9 months ago by David R Floyd
For those of you that don't know Alan Dean Foster is the one that wrote the first 3 star wars movies but was nice enough to give Lucas the credit because he used his idea's he also... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Slip
Great book series. I am reading the whole series for the second time and loving it even more this tim.