Harry Max Harrison was an American editor and science fiction writer, famous mostly for his novel Make Room! Make Room! First started in science fiction field as an illustrator for EC Comics, Harrison then ghostwrote the series of novels Vendetta for the Saint. Rock Diver, the first short story under his own name, was published in Worlds Beyond magazine in 1951. Harrison enjoyed a great success after writing his Stainless Steel Rat series and his novel Bill, the Galactic Hero. In 2004 the writer was inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
First published in 1960, the Deathworld series is a range of three novels – each novel is a new fascinating story. Deathworld, the first book of the series, tells the story of Jason dinAlt, a professional gambler. Being challenged to run a stake at a government-run casino on the planet Pyrrus (Deathworld), dinAlt succeeds and wins an immense sum of money. But will the gambler escape from the planetary government on the most hostile planet in the universe?
A classic example of Harry Harrison's lively, humorous and undeniably pleasant style, this book is a real treasure. Do you want to be carried away by Jason dinAlt's adventures on the planet of death? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!