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The Purity Plot (Family d'Alembert #6)

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The planet Purity was settles by religious crackpots who believed that luxuries like heated buildings were the work of Satan. A three-G rockpile with a nine-month winter, Purity was the ideal place for a life of righteous suffering.

But when the Puritans started building an illegal army for their crusade to "save" the rest of the galaxy -- it was time for
Mass Market Paperback, 184 pages
Published June 1st 1980 by Berkley (first published 1978)
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Ugh. What little remains of Smith's influence is solely in the compulsively scientific description of three planetary gravities as an "accelleration".

Dynamically plotted but shallowly characterized, with a dull planetary culture.
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