Best of Cordwainer Smith
Cordwainer Smith

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Narrated By: Sean Runnette

Duration: 15 hours and 8 minutes

What to expect

With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and fiction.

Scanners Live in VainAdam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep space alive—a discovery that might kill him.

The Lady Who Sailed the SoulHelen America voyages to the stars—and into a timeless legend of romance.

Alpha Ralpha BoulevardThey thought it was a road to a dream that lasts forever—but dreams are made to be broken.

The Ballad of Lost C’MellNever has there been a girl quite like C’mell. She’s not even human—but she’s all woman.

And eight more stunning stories by a man who dreamed the future


Anthologies: general, Science fiction

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“[A] magnificently original and imaginative writer.”