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Author: Henry Beam Piper
After the Zarathustra Company takes over an uninhabited plants, develops and exploits it, they suddenly meet a family of inhabitants, the Fuzzies.
Fun read. "Old school" scifi.
Absolutely delightful! Well written and absorbing. Now I want a sequel!
I read it in 2 eveningsWell thought out and I could visualize the chartacters
loved it the first time I read it
Brilliant. What a lovely concept. Had me riveted from the first page.
READ THIS LONG AGO FOR THE FIRST TIME, AND MANY TIMES SINCE..MY FAV OF ALL BOOKS I OWN!!!
Wonder charming first book in the Little Fuzzy series.
HAD READ THIS BOOK MANY YEARS AGO AND JUST LOVED IT, GLAD TO HAVE FOUND IT AGAIN...IT IS A WONDERFUL LIL BOOK TO BE ABLE TO READ AGAIN!!!
Read this story just after it was published in paperback - and now when I am 71 -the story remains a good read.
I loved the suspense
A great story. Piper's libertarian philosophy had a big impact on me in my youth.
As it says in the book description, a classic!
A great book. There are more in the series.
Enjoyed this book as a teenager, and was thrilled for the chance to re-read it now in my 50's. Wonderful story of corporate greed fighting to keep control of a world when threatened by the mere possibility of native sentient life having being discovered. It has the best definition of the parameters of sentience anyone could come up with. A good read for all ages.
Very good story about the 'meaning' of sentience. Worth the time as are most of H. Beam Piper's works!
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