The Stainless Steel Rat (The Stainless Steel Rat #1) - Harry Harrison7.20

In this first novel, diGriz is caught during one of his crimes and recruited into the Special Corps. Boring, routine desk work during his probationary period results in his discovering that someone is building a battleship, thinly disguised as an industrial vessel. In the peaceful League no one has battleships any more, so the builder of this one would be unstoppable.

diGriz' hunt for the guilty becomes a personal battle between himself and the beautiful but deadly Angelina, who his planning a coup on one of the feudal worlds. diGriz' dilemma is whether he will turn Angelina over to the Special Corps, or join with her, since he has fallen in love with her.

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Release date: 1961
Genres: science fiction
Tags: humor
Average rating: 7.20/10
Total ratings: 66
Updated: January 16, 2017

The Stainless Steel Rat :: Series

The Stainless Steel Rat (The Stainless Steel Rat #1)7.20
The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge (The Stainless Steel Rat #2)6.96
The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World (The Stainless Steel Rat #3)7.18
The Stainless Steel Rat Wants You (The Stainless Steel Rat #4)6.64
The Stainless Steel Rat for President (The Stainless Steel Rat #5)6.66
A Stainless Steel Rat is Born (The Stainless Steel Rat #6)6.88
The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted (The Stainless Steel Rat #7)7.00
The Stainless Steel Rat Sings the Blues (The Stainless Steel Rat #8)
The Stainless Steel Rat Goes to Hell (The Stainless Steel Rat #9)
The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus (The Stainless Steel Rat #10)
The Stainless Steel Rat Omnibus
The Stainless Steel Rat Returns (The Stainless Steel Rat #11)