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Berserker's Star

Copyright 2003 by Fred Saberhagan

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SOJALS rating:     
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I first read this in 2008.

This is number twelve in the Berserker series.

Berserkers are mobile, autonomous and intelligent weapons produced by some long-lost alien race. Their mission appears to be to track down and slaughter humankind wherever it may be found.

Now Harry Silver has stepped into the path of one of these robot juggernauts, and it is not going to let him go.

Not bad. It's a lightweight old-fashioned novel and good for a rainy afternoon. Have to say though that the berserker's no longer seem quite as scarily powerful as they did when I first read them in Galaxy magazine.

Loaded on the 22nd December 2020.
Cover of Berserker's Star
Cover art by Paul Youll

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