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The Far Traveler was a rich woman's toy constructed of gold and directed by an omniscient, dictorial and feminine computer known as Big Sister. John Grimes had become the vessels captain and sets off to look for lost space colonies.

©1979 A. Bertram Chandler (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • Richard
  • 08-06-2013

Captain of a solid GOLD Space Vessel

Would you listen to The Far Traveler again? Why?

Yes, entire series is very readable/listenable picking up things missed or forgotten from previous readings/listening.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Far Traveler?

Grimes and the Baroness getting interrupted at the very end by his enemy Drongo Kane.

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Any additional comments?

This book is really 4 stories compiled as one book published together first in 1978.
The Far Traveler (1976), The Long Fall (1977), Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (1978), The Sleeping Beast (1978)

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  • Dennis
  • 26-07-2013

The Ending Was Better

The begining was a bit boring but as the story went on it got much better!

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