By Harry Harrison
One of SF's so much cherished rogues: the stainless-steel Rat!
Slippery Jim DiGriz is the chrome steel Rat: the galaxy's maximum interstellar thief and con artist. For novel upon novel, the Rat has outfoxed the forces of conventionality, slicing a classy swathe via dozens of big name systems-and stealing the hearts of millions of readers.
Now 3 of the Rat's maximum exploits are accrued in one quantity. In A stainless-steel Rat Is Born, we see the starting place and early days of Jim DiGriz's terrific felony profession, as our underworld hero is pressured to paintings for the nice men. Conscripted back in the chrome steel Rat will get Drafted, this time right into a planetary military, the Rat needs to avenge the homicide of his mentor-in-crime. And in The chrome steel Rat Sings the Blues, Slippery Jim needs to retrieve a lacking alien artifact, whereas disguised as a futuristic rock-and-roller...or forfeit his life.
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A Stainless Steel Trio (Stainless Steel Rat) by Harry Harrison