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Harvest the Fire (Harvest of Stars #3)

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Poul Anderson, a legend of SF, is the writer whom the mantle of Robert A. Heinlein descended upon. Anderson devoted his career to the visionary enterprise of creating science fiction set in a carefully extrapolated human society of the future in the spirit of Heinlein.

Nowhere does he succeed more powerfully than in the works set in the future history that began in Harvest
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 15th 1997 by Tor Science Fiction (first published 1995)
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Oct 15, 2007 Christopher rated it it was ok
HARVEST THE FIRE is the third book of Poul Anderson's four-volume future history that began with HARVEST OF STARS. Unlike the first book and the second, HARVEST THE FIRE is pretty readable because it weighs in at a mere 188 pages, and is actually less than that once you take out the illustrations by veteran science fiction artist Vincent di Fate.

The novella is the brief story of Jesse Nichols, a Terran poet in Anderson's far future, and his run in with several Lunarians who hatch a conspiracy to
Aug 01, 2011 David rated it it was ok
I'd give this a grand-spanking "meh." This has the signal flaw of being the third book in a series but not noting that fact anywhere on the cover - I only realized this when I went to write a review. This does explain why some of the interactions between the characters have an unvoiced tension - this could perchance be the history and backstory which was built up over the past two novels... But I don't believe I'll be finding out: it isn't quite interesting enough as a story to really get me to ...more
Dec 26, 2015 Elar rated it it was ok
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Third book in the series was quite simple and linear, but little bit to bitter for my taste. Nothing special unfortunately.
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An enjoyable tale of space travel and civilizations, struggle for resources, and machine intelligence. Not a great sci fi novel, but a good read.
Anthony Faber
If you liked "Harvest of Stars" and/or "The Stars Are Also Fire", you'll probably like this. Standard space libertarian ubermensch novel.
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Pseudonym A. A. Craig, Michael Karageorge, Winston P. Sanders, P. A. Kingsley.

Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous a
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Other Books in the Series

Harvest of Stars (4 books)
  • Harvest of Stars (Harvest of Stars, #1)
  • The Stars are Also Fire (Harvest of Stars, #2)
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