Norstrilia

Written By Cordwainer Smith
Norstrilia
  • Publsiher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 29 September 2011
  • ISBN : 0575108622
  • Pages : 275 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Norstrilia written by Cordwainer Smith which was release on 29 September 2011, this book published by Hachette UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: When his ultra-logical computer tells him that to survive he must become the richest man in the universe, Rod McBan the hundred and fifty-first thought he had a good plan. A telepathic cripple, rejected by many of his people, owner of the Station of Doom, the safety of wealth would keep him safe. In one crowded, unbelievable night he achieved the impossible, became the richest boy in the galaxy. But Rod McBan will soon discover that money brings trouble. A galaxy of people and other beings - out to rob him, use him or kill him!

Norstrilia

Norstrilia
  • Author : Cordwainer Smith
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-09-29
  • Total pages : 275
  • ISBN : 0575108622
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Summary : When his ultra-logical computer tells him that to survive he must become the richest man in the universe, Rod McBan the hundred and fifty-first thought he had a good plan. A telepathic cripple, rejected by many of his people, owner of the Station of Doom, the safety of wealth would ...

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  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 1395
  • ISBN : 0575108622
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  • Release Date : 2001-09-14
  • Total pages : 166
  • ISBN : 0575108622
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Summary : This critical work concentrates on the science fiction writings of Paul Linebarger, who wrote under the pseudonym Cordwainer Smith, as well as other pseudonyms he created to reflect his different writing styles. His writings give voice to concerns about humanity and personal struggle; his ideas about love, loss, alienation, and ...

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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-06-30
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  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0575108622
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Summary : Psychobiography is often attacked by critics who feel that it trivializes complex adult personalities, "explaining the large deeds of great individuals," as George Will wrote, "by some slight the individual suffered at a tender age--say, 7, when his mother took away a lollipop." Worse yet, some writers have clearly abused psychobiography--for ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Total pages : 277
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  • Publisher : Lulu.com
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  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0575108622
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  • Release Date : 2000
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