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There is something about the fundamental humanity of each of these that resonates for me and makes me hopeful for the future.

Positive Review

Instead, blaine makes a run for it while dealing with the alien presence in his mind.

Neutral Review

You can feel the connections between tales written by early heinlein like the one with the boy scouts on mt.

Neutral Review

Price


Better for them- but at what cost?

Neutral Review

Simak is on of the sf masters.

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Packaging/appearance


His work was sometimes uneven, but his best work is among the all-time best of the '40s-70's.

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Competitiveness


These were the werewolves of the world.

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    alien, good, written, paranormal and first.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 157 reviews as of our last analysis date on May 6 2021.
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This is one of my very favorite sci-fi books. I have reread it many times over many years.


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    As a young teenager back then, i of course enjoyed the story itself and the way the author pulled the reader along, always anxious for the next revelation and/or plot twist.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    He begins by merely running away, but not toward anything.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I first read it back in the early-60s, when i had to get special permission from the local librarian; it seemed that pre-teens might not have been mature enough to understand concepts like esp or space-time relationships or differing societies.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Except the protagonist didn’t kill someone at the beginning.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Space travel has been found to be unworkable; humans cannot survive in outer space.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Fearing compromised the telepath and his companion are forced on the run and dealing with a hostile world.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The title derives from a conversation with alien who remarks that 'time is the simplest thing.

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