The Adventures of Alyx

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Baen Pub., 1986 - Fiction - 270 pages
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Alyx, a warrior and assassin, accepts a job as bodyguard, sails with Blackbeard, works for a sorcerer and acts as a Trans-Temp agent in a future commercial war

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User Review  - Jon Ciliberto - Goodreads

I am a huge huge fan of Fritz Leiber. His stylish, literate writing style, combined with a strong storyteller's charm, really appeal. I'd heard on several occasions over the years a character (Alyx, a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brookes - Goodreads

Eh. None of her other books have been as good as The Female Man and Extraordinary People. This was no exception. It took me months to read because I kept putting it down out of boredom. Read full review

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The Barbarian
57
Copyright

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Joanna Russ was born in New York City on February 22, 1937. She received a degree in English from Cornell University in 1957 and a MFA in playwriting from the Yale Drama School in 1960. She taught at various colleges and universities during her lifetime including a long stint at the University of Washington in Seattle. She was a critic and science fiction writer best known for books of criticism such as The Female Man (1975) and How to Suppress Women's Writing (1984) as well as the novel And Chaos Died (1970). She died on April 29, 2011 at the age of 74.

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