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Life[ edit ] Tubb was born in London and resided there until his death in Career[ edit ] An avid reader of pulp science-fiction and fantasy in his youth, in Tubb made contact with other British fans and made his first attempts at writing in the genre. Previously a salesman of printing machinery,  he opted for a full-time career as a writer and soon became renowned for the speed and diversity of his output.
He contributed heavily to Authentic Science Fictionediting the magazine for nearly two years from February until it folded in October During this time he found it so difficult to find good writers to contribute to the magazine that he often wrote most of the stories himself under a variety of pseudonyms: His main work in the science fiction genre, the Dumarest series, appeared from towith two final volumes in and His second major series, the Cap Kennedy series, was written from to Later in life Tubb updated many of his s science fiction novels for 21st century readers.
His short story "Lucifer! Dumarest of Terraa far future epic science-fiction saga charting the adventures of traveler Earl Dumarest as he attempts to find his way back to his home planet, Earth, from a region of space so far distant that the existence of the planet is believed to be nothing more than a myth.
Originally written in what Michael Moorcock has described as a "conscious and acknowledged imitation" of Leigh Brackett 's Eric John Stark stories, the series subsequently developed a style of storytelling unique to Tubb.
Published over a span of more than 40 years, the Dumarest Saga comprised 33 novels.
The 33rd, which brings closure to Dumarest's search for Earth, was published in by Homeworld Press of Chicago. A pair of Dumarest short stories, entitled "Child of Earth" and "Figona" and published in the science fiction anthologies Fantasy Adventures 1 and Fantasy Adventures 2were extracts from this longer work.
Independently wealthy and operating from his personal spaceship, the Mordain, Kennedy is assisted on his missions by engineer Penza Saratov, veteran scientist Professor Jarl Luden, and alien navigator Veem Chemile, a humanoid chameleon who claims to be descended from the Zheltyana, an ancient race which dominated the galaxy in the distant past before vanishing without trace.
The discovery of mysterious artifacts left behind by the Zheltyana on different worlds often provided the spring-board for the stories in the series.
Lester del Rey found that although the first volume managed to "avoid the primitiveness and the formula" that spoiled many similar series, the virtues of such series were also missing, leaving him unenthusiastic. These books were the basis for the Commander Scott series from German publishers Bastei.
This series included all of the Cap Kennedy books by Tubb as well as a number of further novels, written under pseudonym by different German authors. Published in the format of romanheft a digest-sized version of pulp magazinesthe series lasted for 42 issues from to See the entry under the German Wikipedia, Commander Scott.
Space series[ edit ] Tubb was the author of six novels based on Gerry Anderson 's science fiction television series Space: BreakawayCollision Course and Earthbound are novelizations of 11 scripts written for the series' first season format including two that were subsequently filmed as second-season episodeswhile Alien SeedRogue Planet and Earthfallrevised are original novels set within the first season continuity.
The latter rejected the format changes of the TV series' second season to provide a satisfactory conclusion to the Space story. The original story's Prometheus starship crew are replaced by the Moonbase Alpha characters in the Space: An acknowledged masterpiece of the "generational starship" story, the book tells of a society who are the sixteenth generation of the original crew of a vast starship on a year journey to Pollux from Earth.
The plot centres on a protagonist whose job is to eliminate anyone who has become a burden to the society, through ill health, mental instability, or anyone over Other notable standalone novels include Alien Dustwhich charts the first 35 years of an Earth colony on Mars, and Moon Basea science fiction detective thriller set on a British Moonbase where a biochemical computer is under development.
Other genres[ edit ] Outside the field of science fiction, Tubb wrote 11 western novels, a detective novel and a Foreign Legion novel for Badger Books.
Once again, many of these were published under a variety of pseudonyms, including the house name "Chuck Adams", which were also used by other authors. In the s he wrote a trilogy of historical novels set in Ancient Rome under the pseudonym Edward Thomson.
The production was directed by Alain Boudet from a script by Michael Subrela and broadcast on 11 December The short story "Little Girl Lost", originally published in New Worlds magazinewas dramatised as a segment of Night Gallery in Adapted by Stanford Whitmore and directed by Timothy Galfras, with a cast featuring William Windom and Ed Nelsonthe segment originally aired on 1 Marchpaired with The Caterpillar in the penultimate episode of the series' second season.
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Many of these exceptional stories have gained critical acclaim and garnered individual nominations and awards. A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.
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