The long arm of Gil Hamilton by Larry Niven

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Published by Futura in London .

Written in English

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Originally published, New York , Ballantine, 1976.

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StatementLarry Niven.
SeriesAn Orbit book
The Physical Object
Pagination182p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15125697M
ISBN 100708880703

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Larry Niven's _The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton_ () is a collection of three related novellas about a detective in the police force for the United Nations. The stories are (I believe) fairly successful blends of science fiction and the mystery story-- a bit more hard-boiled than Isaac Asimov's Lije Bailey stories or Randall Garrett's Lord Darcy tales, but solid formal mysteries.4/4(14).

The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton actually consists of three interlinked novellas featuring Larry Niven's multi-limbed investigator. (Hamilton's "third arm" is a psychic construct he can use to reach through solid objects, lift very light weights, etc.) This is a fun melding of the SF and detective genres/5.

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Larry Niven's _The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton_ () is a collection of three related novellas about a detective in the police force for the United Nations. The stories are (I believe) fairly successful blends of science fiction and the mystery story-- a bit more hard-boiled than Isaac Asimov's Lije Bailey stories or Randall Garrett's Lord Darcy tales, but solid formal mysteries/5(19).

The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton Paperback – January 1, by Larry Niven (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1).

The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton (containing the short stories Death by Ecstasy, The Defenseless Dead, and ARM) was first published in and I read it about that time. Patchwork Girl came out in As I recognized that title, I likely read that, too/5(). The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton is a few stories of deduction and logic involving weird technologies, monstrous crimes as well as equally monstrous punishments in a world obsessed with staying young at the expense of everyone else.

Very cool addendum to the Known Space Series/5(5). Gil Hamilton was more than an operative for ARM, the elite global police force. His intuition was peerless, his psychic powers were devastating. But he had enemies in inner and outer space. In order to stay alive, he always had to be armed for deathPages: The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton () (ISBN ) contains the first three stories The Patchwork Girl () was published alone as a novel (ISBN ) Flatlander () (ISBN ) is a collection of all five "Gil 'the ARM'" stories References: Edit.

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The long arm of Gil Hamilton. [Larry Niven; James J Spanfeller] -- Gil Hamilton was more than an operative for ARM, the elite global police force. His intuition was peerless, his. The collection is essentially a replacement for a collection called The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton (ISBN ) which contained only the first three stories.

The Patchwork Girl was also published alone as a novel in (ISBN ). The long arm of Gil Hamilton by Larry Niven,Ballantine Books edition, in English. The Long Arm Of Gil Hamilton () About book: This book collects three novellas in the classic detective noir genre with a futuristic twist.

Though, some of the ideas may be more paleofuture. Three things make this work, even though there are moments of "but we don't use moving sidewalks in our major cities!"1) Our hardboiled detective deals with one type of major crime: organlegging.

The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton. Larry Niven. Ballantine Books, - Organ trafficking - pages. 8 Reviews. Gil Hamilton was more than an operative for ARM, the elite global police force. His intuition was peerless, his psychic powers were devastating.

But he had enemies in inner and outer space. In order to stay alive, he always had to be 4/5(8). The long arm of Gil Hamilton Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Death by ecstasyThe defenseless deadArm Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by abowser on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The long arm of Gil Hamilton by Larry Niven,Futura edition, in English.

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They looked to be in good condition. Gil Hamilton has appeared in the following books: The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton (Known Space) and The Patchwork Girl. Title: The Long ARM of Gil Hamilton Title Record # Author: Larry Niven Date: Type: COLLECTION Series: Gil Hamilton Language: English User Rating: (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE Current Tags: detective (1), science fiction (1), paranormal powers (1) Add TagsFirst published: Feb, Long Arm of Gil Hamilton by Niven, Larry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Long Arm of Gil Hamilton by Niven, Larry - AbeBooks Passion for books.

New York: Ballantine Books, pp. Some wear on the upper right of the front cover with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings.

Cover art by Jim Spanfeller. This Gil Hamilton - the sort of one-armed detective. Gil Hamilton is the global police force's top operative. He can reach into a man's brain for the truth or for the kill. But Gil's peerless intuition, devastating psychic powers and phenomenal courage will be tested to the limit.

Because around every corner there lurks an enemy. The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton/5(6). The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton by Larry Niven. Del Rey. Mass Market Paperback.

POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Long Arm Gil Hamilton by Larry Niven and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Long Arm Gil Hamilton by Niven, Larry - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton by Niven, Larry. New York, New York, U.S.A.: Ballantine Books, 2nd Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus.

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Joe), a G.I. Joe character.Uk: Orbit, Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. some minor shelf wear, minor wear to edges and corners, minor cover creasing, a very good tight clean copy. armed for death in the outer reaches of the galaxy, Gil is the global police firce's top op.Known Space 16 books in series 4 out of 5 st ratings Flatlander Publisher's Summary Gil 'The Arm' Hamilton was one of the top operatives of ARM, the elite UN police force.

His intuition was unfailingly accurate, his detective skills second to none, and his psychic powers - esper sense and telekinesis - were awesome. The Long Arm.

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