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The Complete Hammer's Slammers

The Complete Hammer's Slammers

Volume I

The Best-Selling Series That Rocketed David Drake to Military Science Fiction Stardom.
The First of Three Volumes Collecting the Complete Series.

With a veteran’s eye for the harsh and gritty details of war, David Drake depicts a futuristic analog of tank combat in his Hammer’s Slammers fiction. The Slammers are neither cartoon heroes nor propaganda villains; rather they are competent professionals engaged in a deadly business. The inevitable conflicts between policy, necessity, and human nature make Drake’s Slammers fiction instantly identifiable and utterly compelling. This is the first of a three volume set presenting for the first time the entire genre-defining Slammers series in a uniform trade paperback set, with new introductions by major SF figures and new afterwords by David Drake. Each volume will also include a Slammers story not collected in previous Slammer’s books.

 

             “Fans of Drake's edgy stories of a mercenary tank regiment in a future not all that different from our present will rejoice [at the publication of] the entire series in three volumes. Drake, a Vietnam vet who served in the Blackhorse Regiment, uses prose as cold and hard as the metal alloy of a tank to portray the men and women of Hammer's Regiment. . . .  In his depiction of combat, Drake rivals Crane and Remarque.”

Publishers Weekly, reviewing the Night Shade hardcover edition
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  • Baen | 
  • 528 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439133095 | 
  • October 2009
List Price $15.99

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