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The History of the British Coal Industry Volume 1 Before 1700
John Hatcher
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Martin Brecht
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Legacy - James H. Schmitz James Schmitz's novel is about a young woman who young woman who finds herself as the center of interstellar intrigue, is very much a novel of its times. The plot itself is a fairly typical adventure tale, with the best ideas squeezed in at the end. While the main character, Trigger Agee, is supposedly as strong and capable, the rape scene involving her and the primary male protagonist reveals the misogynistic beliefs that date the book so badly. Together it makes the book a dated and disappointing read, one that can be bypassed in favor of its many better counterparts in the genre.