Hugo Award: Best Novel nominee (1960).
Dorsai! is a re-edited and expanded version of The Genetic General, which was published by Ace in 1960. Dorsai! was originally published in serialized form in Astounding Science Fiction starting in May 1959.
Soldier of Space. Hero of Destiny.
Throughout the Fourteen Worlds of humanity, no race is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, unbreakable honor, and fierce independence. No man rules the Dorsai, but their mastery of the art of war has made them the most valuable mercenaries in the known universe.
Donal Graeme is Dorsai, taller and harder than any ordinary man. But he is different as well, with talents that amaze even his fellow Dorsai. And once he ventures out into the stars, the future will never be the same...