[LMB] Cordwainer Smith was Heinlein

Kathleen Morrison kathleen.morrison at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 21:02:56 BST 2021


Well, there's always Bertram Chandler.  He was a ship's captain between New
Zealand and Australia.
Kathleen(laptop)


On Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 3:26 PM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

>
>
> > On Oct 7, 2021, at 1:21 PM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> >> LMB:  I was about to say Cordwainer Smith, whom I dimly thought was
> >> Australian, but looking him up I see he's American. Still a wonderful
> >> writer, and he does qualify as "lived outside the States."  He's been
> >> reprinted enough times, his stuff should be accessible
> >
> > Diverted by the "Norstrilia" thing, and the stuff about the Queen?  In
> > writing style, he was a very unAmerican American.
>
> One of the very few exceptions to my observation about most SF of my youth
> being so very much US values.
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