For the first time ever, The E C Tubb Boxset compiles two novellas and two short story collections from master of the science fiction genre, E C Tubb.
“His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched by anyone in Britain.” Michael Moorcock
The E C Tubb Boxset includes:
Child of Space
A strange object has crashed landed on the Moon…
In an underground hall, gouged out of the lunar rock, the scientists at Moonbase One have created a miniature section of Earth.
Commander Mark Regan watches carefully over his people, maintaining a good rhythm within their new ecosystem.
However, when a strange object from outer space shows up on their scans, it threatens to destroy the whole base and their hard won way of life.
The object is heading towards the moon on a collision course.
Destroyer of Worlds
“Turn back! Back! Back!”
A warning – but from whom?
Passengers aboard the Ad Astra spaceship find themselves subject to a mental hijacking from perpetrators unknown.
As Commander Maddox, chief medical officer Dr. Claire Allard, and the rest of the crew struggle to understand this mysterious harbinger, one of their scout ships is attacked.
Soon they will learn why they should have heeded the warning… soon they will find themselves at the mercy of the Destroyer of Worlds…
A Scatter of Stardust
In this collection, magic and science, mind and matter, strange worlds and deadly weapons fill the universes created by E. C. Tubb.
Strange bells that toll tales of death…
A quick trip to Paradise…
A deal with an outdated demon…
Mankind’s final pilgrimage…
And many more.
Vivid and brilliant, A Scatter of Stardust are classic science fiction tales that will grip you until the last page. A perfect introduction to the writings of E. C. Tubb.
And Twelve from Tomorrow provides twelve visions of man’s future by a professional with a sharp eye for human weakness mirrored in the world of tomorrow.
Edwin Charles Tubb was a British writer of science fiction, fantasy and western novels. The author of over 140 novels and 230 short stories and novellas, Tubb is best known for The Dumarest Saga (US collective title: Dumarest of Terra) an epic science-fiction saga set in the far future. He has used 58 pen names over five decades. Edwin died in 2010.