Empire H Beam Piper Beloved Author Of Little Fuzzy, Space Viking And Other Classics, Has Left Behind A Veritable Treasure Trove Of Short Fiction In His Passing.Collected Here For The First Time Anywhere Are Four Of The Best Stories By One Of The Grand Old Masters Of Science Fiction.Contents Introduction By John F CarrThe Edge Of The KnifeA Slave Is A SlaveMinistry Of DisturbanceThe Return By H.Beam Piper And John J McGuireThe Keeper I enjoyed this collection of short stories I was sad to find out that this author comminted suicide since his writing style is interesting He seems to have loved history and his stories have elements that other authors don t focus on I especially liked his first story about the history teacher teaching modern history who can see future history and teaches too forward Some of the other stories were weaker It was nice that some had women in them as well though their roles were not very intere I e
Not as good as the previous edition Federationin fact Edge of the Knife is contained in both volumes, and The Return is set 200 years after War that eventually gave rise to The Federation Having said that this does one of Piper s finest short stories A Slave is not a Slave which is
I can t help but wonder what I would have given this old book of scifi stories if I had read the book when it was published Maybe 4 stars for the future concepts, maybe 2 stars for the simplistic pop psychol
Collection of stories, linked by being part of his Empire stage of Piper s future history But they are separated by hundreds of years so there is no real continuity And the tech does not seem to advance and regress but remains at the same level Overall, not as good as the Fuzzy books. Good read old style SF

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  • Paperback
  • 242 pages
  • Empire
  • H. Beam Piper
  • English
  • 16 February 2017
  • 0441205577