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Star Prince Charlie (Hoka #2)

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Following the advice of his father, young Charlie Stuart travels to a planet 200 light years from Earth and there finds himself involved in a political struggle.
Paperback, 189 pages
Published April 15th 1978 by Berkley (first published 1975)
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Mary JL
May 17, 2009 Mary JL rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Science fiction fans/fans of humorous tales
Recommended to Mary JL by: Found at book sale
Shelves: main-sf-fantasy
Young Charlie Stuart is visting the primitive planet Talyina. With him is his alien tutor, a Hoka named Bertram. When the two get mixed up in a local political struggle, the Talyineans decide Charlie is the fabled " Prince of the Prophecy".

Bertram, with a wild imagination and a liking for play-acting--a characteristic of all Hoka--soon renames himself Hector MacGregor;. He has bagpipes made, a trartan kilt and starts referring to Charlie as "Bonnie Prince Charlie"--on a planet 200 light years fr
Feb 10, 2010 Cindy rated it liked it
Fun read - if you haven't read the Hoka books - make an effort to find them. This one was intended for the young adult market and seems to lack some of the tongue-in-cheekiness of the others. Still fun, though.

Order is not hugely important.

Shared universe - Poul Anderson with Gordon R Dickson)
Earthman's Burden (1957)
Star Prince Charlie (1975)
Hoka! (1983)
Hoka! Hoka! Hoka! (1983)
Hokas Pokas (2000)
The Sound and the Furry: The Complete Hoka Stories
Feb 12, 2008 Karen rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this immensely. Just a fun read.
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Good fun SF book by two of the best SF authors
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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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