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Norstrilia - Cordwainer Smith
Norstrilia
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Rod McBan is only a boy from the planet 'Norstrilia', Old North Australia, where rich farmers grow immortality drug Stroon. He buys Old Earth. Underpeople are slave humanoids genetically engineered from animals. On Earth, he joins C'Mell and Underpeople to bring back freedom. From "Underpeople"... show more
Rod McBan is only a boy from the planet 'Norstrilia', Old North Australia, where rich farmers grow immortality drug Stroon. He buys Old Earth. Underpeople are slave humanoids genetically engineered from animals. On Earth, he joins C'Mell and Underpeople to bring back freedom. From "Underpeople" and "The Planet Buyer" combined in author's only novel.
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ISBN: 1473212537
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Instrumentality of Mankind
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CDRBill
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5.0 Norstrilia
Part of the Rediscovery of Man universe. I loved this story about a young man from the planet Old North Australia (Norstrilia) actually buying Manhome (Old Earth). While this story stands alone there are references to other things in the Rediscovery of Man universe that make it worth your while to r...
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3.0 Norstrilia / Cordwainer Smith
Tells the story of a boy from the planet Old North Australia (where rich, simple farmers grow the immortality drug Stroon), how he bought Old Earth, and how his visit to Earth changed both him and Earth itself. A very eccentric novel, a bit frustrating at times, but quite entertaining. It was fru...
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