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The Repairmen of Cyclops

The Repairmen of Cyclops

by John Brunner
     
 

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The Corps Galactica, the Galaxy's police force, had pledged itself to a policy of non-interference with the backward Zarathustra Refugee Planets. Langenschmidt, the Corps chief on the planet Cyclops, was content with this ruling. After all, if the refugee planets could form their own civilizations from scratch, logically they would come up with cultures suited to

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The Corps Galactica, the Galaxy's police force, had pledged itself to a policy of non-interference with the backward Zarathustra Refugee Planets. Langenschmidt, the Corps chief on the planet Cyclops, was content with this ruling. After all, if the refugee planets could form their own civilizations from scratch, logically they would come up with cultures suited to their own needs. However, when the case of Justin Kolb came to his attention, Langenschniidt was forced to rethink the problem. Kolb's accident with the wolfshark revealed to the Corps' medicos the leg-graft that had been performed on him. It was a perfect match - only its gene-pattern wasn't Cyclopean, and limb-grafting wasn't practised on Cyclops. Where had the leg come from, who had been the unknown repairmen, and wasn't this something that might be violating galactic law? (First published 1965)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780575101364
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
09/29/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
343 KB

Meet the Author

John Brunner (1934-1995) was a prolific British SF writer. In 1951, he published his first novel, Galactic Storm, at the age of just 17, and went on to write dozens of novels under his own and various house names until his death in 1995 at the Glasgow Worldcon. He won the Hugo Award and the British Science Fiction Award for Stand on Zanzibar (a regular contender for the "best SF novel of all time???) and the British Science Fiction Award for The Jagged Orbit.

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