H. Beam Piper


Born
in Altoona, Pennsylvania, The United States
March 23, 1904

Died
November 06, 1964

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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.

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Little Fuzzy (Fuzzy Sapiens...

4.01 avg rating — 8,803 ratings — published 1962 — 146 editions
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Fuzzy Sapiens (Fuzzy Sapien...

4.11 avg rating — 1,634 ratings — published 1964 — 5 editions
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Space Viking

3.76 avg rating — 1,644 ratings — published 1962 — 84 editions
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Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen

4.20 avg rating — 1,278 ratings — published 1965 — 23 editions
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The Fuzzy Papers (Fuzzy Sap...

4.21 avg rating — 1,097 ratings — published 1977 — 4 editions
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Fuzzies and Other People (F...

4.09 avg rating — 842 ratings — published 1984 — 6 editions
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The Cosmic Computer

3.73 avg rating — 1,103 ratings — published 1963 — 6 editions
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Uller Uprising

3.67 avg rating — 603 ratings — published 1952 — 23 editions
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Four Day Planet

3.72 avg rating — 524 ratings — published 1961 — 31 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.”
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