H. Beam Piper





H. Beam Piper

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born
in Altoona, Pennsylvania, The United States
March 03, 1903

died
November 05, 1964

gender
male

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Henry Beam Piper was an American science fiction author. He wrote many short stories and several novels. He is best known for his extensive Terro-Human Future History series of stories and a shorter series of "Paratime" alternate history tales.


Average rating: 3.91 · 13,779 ratings · 913 reviews · 154 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Fuzzy Papers (Fuzzy Sap...
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Fuzzy Sapiens (Fuzzy Sapien...
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 851 ratings — published 1964 — 16 editions
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Space Viking
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 783 ratings — published 1962 — 41 editions
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Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 628 ratings — published 1965 — 10 editions
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Fuzzies and Other People (F...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 572 ratings — published 1984 — 6 editions
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The Cosmic Computer
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 515 ratings — published 1963 — 43 editions
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Uller Uprising
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 1952 — 31 editions
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The Complete Fuzzy (Fuzzy S...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 1998
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Federation
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 1981 — 4 editions
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“I like it where it gets dark at night, and if you want noise, you have to make it yourself.”
H. Beam Piper, Fuzzies and Other People

“Take a drink because you pity yourself, and then the drink pities you and has a drink, and then two good drinks get together and that calls for drinks all around.”
H. Beam Piper, Little Fuzzy

“English is the product of a Saxon warrior trying to make a date with an Angle bar-maid, and as such is no more legitimate than any of the other products of that conversation.”
H. Beam Piper, Fuzzy Sapiens

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