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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Alyx, her personal history, and her adventures all stubbornly refuse to be pigeonholed. She is not the stereotype of a sword-and-sorcery hero and not that stereotype's inversion, and her history ... Read full review

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Got it in the mail from amazon. I guess 'like new' means a dented cover and yellowed paper, but what do you want for five bucks. Read full review


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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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