Mercenary. Galactic traveller. Survivor. Earl Dumarest is all those things – and more. For he claims to come from the mythical planet of Earth. And those claims have just attracted the attention of the sinister Cyclan...
Stranded on Gath with no way off, Dumarest becomes embroiled in the schemes of a sadistic prince and a dying matriarch. Plots within plots unfold – and Dumarest is the key to their success. For amid the schemes of prince and matriarch alike, all have come to experience the legendary Winds of Gath.
For when the star swarms come, when the music of the spheres rises over the the planet's valleys and mountains, the dead can speak to the living... and men go mad!
The Winds of Gath – The first volume in the Dumarest of Terra saga!
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Edwin Charles Tubb (1919–2010) 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. Michael Moorcock wrote "His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched by anyone in Britain."
Much of Tubb's work has been written under pseudonyms including Charles Grey, Carl Maddox, Alan Guthrie, Eric Storm and George Holt. He has used more than 50 pen names over five decades of writing although some of these were publishers' house names also used by other writers: Volsted Gridban (along with John Russell Fearn), Gill Hunt (with John Brunner and Dennis Hughes), King Lang (with George Hay and John W. Jennison), Roy Sheldon (with H. J. Campbell) and Brian Shaw.
E. C. Tubb. Wikipedia.
Dumarest of Terra :: Series
Dumarest of Terra is also known as Dumarest Saga.