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The Unorthodox Engineers

(1979)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The Unorthodox Engineers are a misfit bunch of engineers, commanded by maverick engineer Fritz van Noon and including, amongst others, a convicted bank robber as quartermaster (on the entirely-sound grounds that he was likely to be the most capable person for the job). They solve problems of alien technology and weird planets in the future.

The Unorthodox Engineers contains:

The Railways Up on Cannis (1959)
The Subways of Tazoo (1964)
The Pen and the Dark (1966)
Getaway from Getawehi (1969)
The Black Hole of Negrav (1975)

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

November 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: Unorthodox Engineers (Dobson science fiction)
Author(s): Colin Kapp
ISBN: 0-234-72072-7 / 978-0-234-72072-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dobson Books Ltd
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October 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Unorthodox Engineers
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October 2013 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Unorthodox Engineers (Gateway Essentials)
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