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Strange Music: A Pip & Flinx Adventure

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Published: November 2017
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BIC Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
 
Published: 15-Nov-2017
Format: Hardback, 288 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781101967607
Stock Code: 1967607
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Empathic Flinx and his minidrag Pip have saved the universe more times than they can count, but the return of an old friend pulls the duo from their retirement and plunges them into a story of intrigue and imagination. The planet of Largess has recently opened itself to trade with the human-dominated Commonwealth. But when the daughter of a powerful chieftan goes missing, authorities believe a covert agent to be the cause. They need someone to track down the princess and roust the troublemaker, and to do so without alerting the whole planet to their involvement. Can Pip and Flinx, perpetual fish out of water, save the day? Story Locale- space; the planet Largess Series Overview- Flinx (a.k.a. Phillip Linx) is an empath of unknown origin. Over several decades readers have watched Flinx traverse the length and breadth of the Commonwealth with his trusty minidrag Pip, righting wrongs and helping aliens both big and small. The duo have battled the insectoid Thranx, evil corportations, and cybernetically-enhanced assassins, to name a few foes, but always manage to come out on top through a mix of skill, intelligence, and plain old good luck!Empathic Flinx and his minidrag Pip have saved the universe more times than they can count, but the return of an old friend pulls the duo from their retirement and plunges them into a story of intrigue and imagination. The planet of Largess has recently opened itself to trade with the human-dominated Commonwealth. But when the daughter of a powerful chieftan goes missing, authorities believe a covert agent to be the cause. They need someone to track down the princess and roust the troublemaker, and to do so without alerting the whole planet to their involvement. Can Pip and Flinx, perpetual fish out of water, save the day? Story Locale- space; the planet Largess Series Overview- Flinx (a.k.a. Phillip Linx) is an empath of unknown origin. Over several decades readers have watched Flinx traverse the length and breadth of the Commonwealth with his trusty minidrag Pip, righting wrongs and helping aliens both big and small. The duo have battled the insectoid Thranx, evil corportations, and cybernetically-enhanced assassins, to name a few foes, but always manage to come out on top through a mix of skill, intelligence, and plain old good luck!
Alan Dean Foster has written in a variety of genres, including hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Star Wars- The Approaching Storm and the popular Pip & Flinx novels, as well as novelizations of several films, including Transformers, Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and Alien Nation. His novel Cyber Way won the Southwest Book Award for Fiction, the first science fiction work ever to do so. Foster and his wife, JoAnn Oxley, live in Prescott, Arizona.
 
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