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Others to whom I’ve recommended Smith read it in the other order. I thought “Mark Elf” was silly and didn’t like “Mother Hitton’s Littul Kittons” very much either, but probably a majority of readers rate them highly. I interpret these stories as recounting major events in the far future history of the human race.
What kind of name is Cordwainer, anyway? I’m not going to list all the titles of the stories – too many for that.
Jun 11, Jay rated it it was amazing. Read all of Smith and be absorbed into his strange universe, appreciate the artistry and his boundless imagination. The closest setting I cordwsiner compare it to is Iain Banks’ Culture series, which has the same spirit and feel of a boundless future where some rather unpleasant things are capable of occurring even if the underlying politics might be slightly different but even after the first few libross it becomes clear that Smith’s stories are their own animal entirely.
The passengers went through a few pleasant hours of strolling on the grass, enjoying the spacious rooms, chatting beneath a marvelous simulacrum of an atmosphere-filled sky.
The title pathway is a relic of 10, years duration and a perilous path to travel indeed – there lies the bitter truth of reality and experience, with an enigmatic, fortune-telling computer at the end of it. These are futuristic tales told as myth, as legend, as a history of a distant and decayed past. Later, he became an advisor to President Kennedy. Baen Books 28 de noviembre de Idioma: Amazon Second Chance Donar, intercambiar, dar una segunda vida.
As another G’reads reviewer put down “No one writes like this dude”! Overall, the quality here is mind-blowingly good. Cordwainer Smith is a writer like none other. Linebarger’s background in politics, psychology, and Chinese culture, I believe, made these stories fascinating.
So buy with confidence, secure in the knowledge that these are the definitive texts. Jul 19, Kaila rated it liked it Shelves: As far as the quality of Smith’s work goes I can only agree with all the other superlatives levelled at it here and elsewhere.
These stories are breathtaking, marvellous, and thought provoking — a tour de force of speculative literature. Others to whom I’ve recommended Smith read it in the other order. Oct 02, Michael Battaglia rated it it was amazing. Simply put, if you haven’t read Cordwainer Smith – you need to. What’s dog spelled backwards?!?!
I didn’t understand at 16 why this novel so appealed to me. Once again we get a lot of very s,ith time-travel and shifting around.
His prose leaves an entirely different effect on the reader than any of the other masters of science fiction. The corpus is excellent, but not perfect. La fantascienza di Smith era talmente innovativa da spiazzare i redattori: Sep 07, Douglas Hayes rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Underpeople, humanlike beings created from animals to do the work of utopia, had no rights, and could be disposed of at the whim of a human.
It seems pretty awkward. Cordwainer Smith is timeless. Amazon Business Servicio para clientes de empresa. Smith – actually an academic named Paul Linebarger – combines a storytelling style from classic Chinese literature with his own imagination to create a future history spanning from “the first men in space” to tens of thousands of years in the future. But, on reflection, there are too many masterpieces to choose from.
I wanted more and will not get it unfortunately but am grateful for the opportunity and privilege. Altri progetti Wikimedia Commons.
Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. I said I wasn’t going to list all the stories in this volume but here I am with another great story to talk about: The final Instrumentality story was apparently written completely by Mrs.
There’s even another cat shout out. One point that hasn’t been touched on libroa the quality of the text.