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The Essential Hal Clement Volume 2: Music of Many Spheres

Hal Clement

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ISBN : 9781886778078
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506 pages
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This volume contains seventeen of Hal Clements stories. They range from near-future earth to the distant Magellanic Cloud. Their protagonists are tachyonic aliens and teen-aged humans, retired explorers and beings so vast and slow that they dontMoreThis volume contains seventeen of Hal Clements stories. They range from near-future earth to the distant Magellanic Cloud. Their protagonists are tachyonic aliens and teen-aged humans, retired explorers and beings so vast and slow that they dont even notice mankind, criminals, pirates and teachers. Hal Clements stories, like his novels, show that the natural world contains wonders and possibilities which hardly require any additional invention-yet he supplies it, creating stories which turn on scientific puzzles or which lead us to look at old notions in a new light.Cold frontProofRaindropLonglinePlanetfallSun spotThe mechanicAttitudeHaloImpedimentTechnical errorBulgeProbability Zero: avenue of escapeStatus symbolThe logical lifeStuck with itUncommon sense