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  • Envoy to New Worlds
  • Keith Laumer
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  • 25 May 2018
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10 thoughts on “Envoy to New Worlds

  1. says:

    Very funny stories with a ring of truthReview of Kindle editiomPublication date September 24 2014Publisher Fiction Hunter PressLanguage EnglishASIN B00NWJ7446136 pagesThis is a 1963 collection of six Retief stories All are stand alone sto

  2. says:

    Pure space opera Science Fiction short storiesWith no regard for protocol diplomat Retief takes short cuts through red tape to get the reuired results And if his superiors are temporarily annoyed so much the better Honorific namesWell let us dine the mighty Flapjack said at last we can resolve these matters laterI am called Hoshick of the Mosaic of the Two DawnsI'm Retief Hoshick waited expectantly of the Mountain of Red Tape Retief adde

  3. says:

    The cover says this is the first book about Retief Machiavelli of cosmic diplomacy Not a bad description but Retief is less Machiavelli the MacGuyver which was on 20 years after this book was published of diplomacy He's a big strong guy with f

  4. says:

    I read this in college when I should have been studying Read a lot of other SF and fantasy the same way Laumer stood out from the pack of very capable authors because of his humor The Retief tales were inherently funny with gentle pokes at contemporary international relationsA fun read

  5. says:

    This is the second time I've read this book First time I've reviewed itJaime Retief is a junior diplomat in the CDT a bumbling slapstick comedy ambassador corps that mis represents Terra Earth to the other races in the galaxy He works under Ben Magnan who is just barely competent a middle level bureaucrat in the CorpsLaumer writes with a wry humorous style that makes you wonder if ANY diplomat in real life or fiction is competen

  6. says:

    This was one of the few books I read in my formative years aside from everything I read by Heinlein that I really want to re read I found it uite dated which would be expected but is not a given case in point works by CL Mo

  7. says:

    As you learned in a recent episode of Rodent's Digest I try not to bother reviewing or rating books that already have huge numbers of reviews and ratings because my little warblings just get lost in the noise So I'm not going to rate all of the

  8. says:

    The Retief stories are always fun This edition had been upgraded with a longer story from much later in the timeline of Retief stories called Rank Injustice and I have to say it was my least favorite

  9. says:

    This goes on the Books I Should Have Read Already shelf as I'd carried around a couple in the series for decades without ever reading them My father in law always wanted me to read Retief as he knew my affinity to puns but I never got around

  10. says:

    Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer sends Corps Diplomatiue Terran Jame Retief on six missions AD 2940 where brain and brawn save land and lives despite red tape bound superiors amid conspiracy and conflct across alien planets Always funny r

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Envoy to New Worlds

Iors amid conspiracy and conflict across alien planets guaranteed astounding amazing startling galactic weird and thrillingly wonderful1 Protocol2 Sealed Orders3 Cultural Exchange4 Aide Memoire5 Policy6 Palace Revolutio. As you learned in a recent episode of Rodent s Digest I try not to bother reviewing or rating books that already have huge numbers of reviews and ratings because my little warblings just get lost in the noise So I m not going to rate all of the Retief books This may be the only one in fact But I assure you I have read them all Some I ve read several times in several seasons They are among the select few SciFi books I ve carted around with me for decades They re simply amusing Like Godiva chocolate with zero calories Because of Retief I love diplomats Yes if I were a lady I d do Retief I ve written characters who would do Retief no uestions asked I mean if you want clever debonair Terran diplomatic males look no further than Retief He s kind of the suave James Bond of galactic diplomatic circles Too bad his superiors don t have a bloody clue what s going on most of the time

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Cover artist Lima de FreitasBetween the lines of the official histories of the frontier worlds of the 29th Century lie myriad confidential accounts of the boners near catastrophes and interstellar crises that were bound. Pure space opera Science Fiction short storiesWith no regard for protocol diplomat Retief takes short cuts through red tape to get the reuired results And if his superiors are temporarily annoyed so much the better Honorific namesWell let us dine the mighty Flapjack said at last we can resolve these matters laterI am called Hoshick of the Mosaic of the Two DawnsI m Retief Hoshick waited expectantly of the Mountain of Red Tape Retief added Government agenciesI don t appreciate frivolity with reference to this Division Magnan said testily When I first came here the Manpower Utilization Directorate Division of Libraries and Education was a shambles I fancy I ve made MUDDLE what it is todayWhaffle blinked You re the fellow who s filling in for Magnan over at MUDDLE he said Properly speaking euipment grants are the sole concern of the Motorized Euipment Depot Division of Loans and Exchanges He pursed his lips However I suppose there s no harm in my telling you They ll be receiving heavy mining euipmentWhy MUDDLE s interest in MEDDLE s activities Speaking of tractors another man put in we over at the Special Committee for Rehabilitation and Overhaul of Underdeveloped Nations General Economies have been trying for months to get a reuest for mining euipment for d Land through MEDDLE SCROUNGE was late on the scene Whaffle said First come first served that s our policy at MEDDLE More acronymsThis group he glanced at the paper known as the Sexual Cultural and Athletic Recreational Society or SCARS for short has been awaiting sponsorship for a matter of weeks nowFollow the exploits of a hero who seems simple but is really fiendishly cleverWatch out for the subtle humor and the not so subtle punsEnjoy

Summary Envoy to New Worlds

To occur when human meets non human The adventures of CDC Corps Diplomatiue Terra diplomat Jame Retief loom large in six highly classified missions where brain and brawn save land and lives despite red tape bound super. This was one of the few books I read in my formative years aside from everything I read by Heinlein that I really want to re read I found it uite dated which would be expected but is not a given case in point works by CL Moore from the 30s and 40s which haven t dated and are still amazingly good and uite uaint Also John Scalzi has meanwhile created his own stylish SF CD as in Diplomatic Corps stories and Laumer isn t any the only show in town It does happen that Ode Abumwe is infinitely interesting than Magnan and also competent effective and believable and I admit that Harry Wilson can give Retief a run for his value This said with the exception of Rank Injustice which my edition included and is uite mediocre the rest of the tales herein are uite entertaining well plotted and yes stylish We may make a diplomat of you yet He smiled expansively Maybe But I refuse to let it depress me I hope he isn t going to change the spontaneous speech he plans to make when the Potentate impulsively suggests a trade agreement along the lines they ve been discussing for the last two months Yeah a few jewels here and there


About the Author: Keith Laumer

John Keith Laumer was an American science fiction author Prior to becoming a full time writer he was an officer in the US Air Force and a US diplomat His brother March Laumer was also a writer known for his adult reinterpretations of the Land of Oz also mentioned in Keith's The Other Side of TimeKeith Laumer aka JK Laumer J Keith Laumer is best known for his Bolo stories and his sa