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Whipping Star by Frank Herbert
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Jul 06, 12

bookshelves: fiction-sf-fantasy
Read in January, 1979

The thing I learned from this book is that masochism and sadism have similar origins and are weirdly synergistic in their coupling. I hadn't thought that until I read this one. SF has the unitque ability of deactivate self-protection in way that allows critical thought. I like that too.

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