Book Reviews of Night Train to Rigel (Quadrail, Bk 1)

Night Train to Rigel (Quadrail, Bk 1)
Night Train to Rigel - Quadrail, Bk 1
Author: Timothy Zahn
ISBN-13: 9780765346445
ISBN-10: 0765346443
Publication Date: 10/3/2006
Pages: 336
Edition: Reprint
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Tor Science Fiction
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
Zahn's latest is a highly readable thriller in space-opera trappings, set a few hundred years from now. The myriad worlds hosting intelligent life are tied together by the Quadrail, an interstellar transport system run by the enigmatic Spiders. Transport of weapons or military equipment isn't allowed, but someone, somewhere, appears to have found a way around the prohibition. The Spiders hire cashiered government investigator Frank Compton (he uncovered a few too many skeletons) to discover how and what threat it constitutes. By the third chapter, beings of a number of species are gunning for Compton from all directions.
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Helpful Score: 1
I enjoyed this book,it is well written and moves right along.
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A solid little sci-fi thrill ride. Not quite as good as "The Icarus Hunt," but a worthy follow-up.
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Not one of Zahn's best, but still a fun, light read. I enjoy reading first person perspective.
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Intriguing read...