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The Tar-Aiym Krang. 1972 The Tar-Aiym Krang
by Alan Dean Foster
First Edition 1972
Ballantine Books
New York
ISBN 0345025474
Paperback
Cover illustration by Dean Ellis
iv+252 pages
Price: $0.95

Notes
A Pip and Flinx novel.

Chronological Reading Order: #2.

The image opposite and the blurb below are from the fifth printing 1980 of the Del Rey/Ballantine paperback edition, ISBN 0345292324. Cover illustration by Darrell K. Sweet.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
A TRAP FOR THE UNWARY . . .

Moth was a beautiful planet, the only one with wings -- two great, golden clouds suspended in the space around it.

Here was a wide-open world for any venture a man might scheme. The planet attracted unwary travelers, hardened space-sailors, and merchant buccaneers -- a teeming, constantly shifting horde that provided a comfortable income for certain quick-witted fellows like Flinx and his pet flying-snake Pip. With his odd talents, the pickings were easy enough so that Flinx did not have to be dishonest . . . most of the time.

In fact, it hardly seemed dishonest at all to steal a starmap from a dead body that didn’t really need it anymore. But Flinx wasn't quite smart enough. He should have wondered why the body was dead!

THE ADVENTURES OF FLINX OF THE COMMONWEALTH

The Tar-Aiym Krang
Orphan Star
The End Of The Matter

 
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