Book List in Order:12 titles

  • No one ever wrote like Smith, with his special blend of intense myth-making and rich invention!—Publishers WeeklyCordwainer Smith was one of the original visionaries to think of humanity in terms of thousands of years in the future, spread out ...


  • This volume collects three of Cordwainer Smith's finest tales: "Scanners Live in Vain," "The Game of Rat and Dragon," and "Mark Elf." Cordwainer Smith was the pseudonym used by Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger (1913-1966) for his science fiction works....


  • A sweeping saga of the centuries to come, from the new dark age that followed a global war, to the new civilization that arose from the ashes to colonize the stars. At first, the colonists use ships with gigantic sails, cruising on the waves of starl...


  • In a far-flung future, planoforming ships knit together a galaxy ruled from Earth by the ruthless benevolence of the mysterious Lords of the Instrumentality, who presided over a utopia without death, danger-or freedom. The Underpeople, humanlike bein...


  • Includes 33 stories that represent Cordwainer Smiths entire SF works except for the novel Norstrilia. These stories are "classics" of the field such as "The Dead Lady of Clown Town," "The Game of Rat and Dragon," "Scanners Live in Vain," and "A Plane...


  • Casher O'Neill--pilgrim, adventurer, and seeker of truth--is involved in bizarre adventures as he travels to Pontoppidan, Henriada, and back home to Mizzer searching for help in overthrowing a dictator...


  • An outstanding collection of Smith's provocative short fiction. CONTENTS: Prologue; Mother Hitton's Littul Kittons, The Dead Lady of Clown Town, Drunkboat, The Ballad of Lost C'mell, A Planet named Shayol; Epilogue. 206 pages....


  • THE INSTRUMENTALITY OF MANKIND COMPLETES THE PUBLICATION OF THE SCIENCE FICTION OF CORDWAINER SMITH with fourteen stories set in his star-spanning future universe of scanners, planoforming ships that whisper among the stars, the animal-derived Und...


  • Cordwainer Smith had a vision of the future that created a legen in his lifetime--the universe of the Instrumentality of Man, of Norstrilia, of the Underpeople and their heroine C'Mell, of the Scanners - a vision shot through with the truth of poetry...






  • ROD McBAN THE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FIRST The Richest Boy in the Galaxy He passed the test of the Garden of Death, but was still a telepathic cripple--a danger to Norstrilia his enemies claimed, as owner of the guarded planet's key landholding: the ...


  • Future humanity has found the secret of faster-than-light travel, but it comes with great dangers. To minimize these dangers, man can pilot ships through the up-and-out with cats as their partners. Underhill shares his mind with his cat-partner, the ...


  • Man has conquered space, but not without costs. To maintain the space lanes, Scanners have to undergo an operation in which their brain is severed from their sensory inputs to block the Pain of Space. Martel has made this sacrifice. He must monitor h...