Star Surgeon (Sector General, #2)

Star Surgeon (Sector General, #2) Here Are All The Strange And Not So Strange Creatures Who Inhabit James White S Hospital In Space As Both Doctors And Patients The Human Doctor Conway Plus Two Ton Doctors With Four Ton Patients, Creatures Which Are Multi Legged And Telepathic, Gas Breathers, Underwater Behemoths A Wild And Wooly Assortment Of Denizens From All Parts Of The Galaxy Sector General Is A Mercy Station A Place Where All Kinds From All Worlds Are Welcome But For The First Time, The Hospital Itself Is Threatened By Creatures Too Different To Understand Its Purpose And So Powerful That They Can Cause Utter Havoc This novel is okay, mostly, although it clearly is weaker than the first book It s quite entertaining, with a couple of nice twists the charity scam gets gold , and great star battle scenes However, there are problems I might suspect that the author was simply trying new things with a book that is a proper novel sort of , not a collection of stories, but many of the flaws seemlike lazy writing compared to the previous book and as far as I know, the rest of the series , the novel is This novel is okay, mostly, although it clearly is weaker than the first book It s quite entertaining, with a couple of nice twists the charity scam gets gold , and great star battle scenes However, there are problems I might su
50 , The second in a short series of Doctor in Space stories by James White The strength of the stories overall is one of problem solving The Doctor faces some strange, alien related medical problem, and comes up with an obvious or not so obvious solution The first problem faced in this book is a good example of this unconscious, possibly criminal alien appears to be dying of minor skin infection, but seems to automatically defend against any attempt to cure it Main character Conway thinks outs The second in a short series of Doctor in Space stories by James White The strength of the stories overall is one of problem solving The Doctor faces some strange, alien related medical problem, and comes up with an obvious or not so obvious solution The first problem faced in this book is a good example of this unconscious, possibly criminal alien appears to be dying of minor skin infection, but seems to automatically defend against any attempt to cure it Main character Conway thinks outside the box, and comes up with a solution.Yeah, it s House in space, with aliens.This part
Re reading this book for the first time since I was a teenager, I m remembering how much I loved it then It s still wonderful It instilled in me the basic concept that just because people are different, there s no reason to treat them with anything less than respect, and what looks like bizarre behaviour is often perfectly explicable if you take the time to see their view of th
1983 grade B 2005 grade Bseries book SG2 Part of the omnibus This is the edition I have, and like all well loved books, it s chipped, cracked, and worn Halfway through I had to mount a search for the back cover and reattach it But it s still legible, and you can turn the pages without them flaking off in your hands, so it s in good enough condition.This one book in the series is in the Ballantine Bal Hi series This means, I gather, that it s intended to be a cheap edition, aimed at people who are not very literate Well, it s cheap all right It s ve This is the edition I have, and like all well loved books, it s chipped, cracked, and worn Halfway through I had to mount a search for the back cover and reattach it But it s still legible, and you can turn the pages without them flaking off in your hands, so it s in good enough condition.This one book in the series is in the Ballantine Bal Hi series This means, I gather, that it s intended to be a cheap edition, aimed at people who are not very literate Well, it s cheap all right It s very poorly proofread so that, at one point, a reference to o Mara as being inexhaustible, short only of metal fatigue is significantly reduced in poignance by the addition of an extraneous n we re all of us subject to mental fa
This was brilliant and it could have been even better, if not for the hero gets the girl trope that I find incredibly annoying.Space politics, hospitals, mind hacking blowing stuff, dealing with aliens, extra terrestrials, waging war among humans, you know, the usual. A friend recommended James White a couple months ago, so I picked up a handful of them This is the third one I ve read, but the first out of what is apparently his mostly popular series Sector General It s my first introduction to a rather weird genre, doctors in space The book largely takes place at Sector 12 General Hospital , a gigantic space station dedicated to treating injury and illness for thousands of races, with wildly varying environmental and social requirements Most of the A friend recommended James White a couple months ago, so I picked up a handful of them This is the third one I ve read, but the first out of what is apparently his mostly popular series Sector General It s my first introduction to a rather weird genre, doctors in
Conway is a doctor at Sector General and when a new patient of an unknown species arrives at the hospital at Sector 12 he is the one assigned as it s healer After a few false starts Conway figures out the problem and the alien is healed and able to go on i