Notes: Earthman’s Burden was translated by Hilia Brinis as “Hoka Sapiens”. Single stories were translated as follows: • The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch as “Lo. HOKA SAPIENS 25/5/ EARTHMAN’S BURDEN () Copertina di Karel Thole POUL ANDERSON / GORDON R. DICKSON. Si spazia dal giallo classico al romanzo d’avventura piratesco, il tutto condito da un sottofondo fantascientifico molto ironico e leggero. Hoka Sapiens non è certo .

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Craig, Michael Karageorge, Winston P. Nov 08, Mike S rated it did not like it Shelves: Get the item you ordered or get your money back. I mean you can’t go wrong Teddy Bears from Space right?

Peter McCluskey rated it really liked it Oct 30, How can I not like a book about a planet of sentient teddy bears named Hokas that voraciously adapt various Earth stories and act them out as if they’re reality? Sapifns also discovered there are more in the series and now I have to go out and see if I can find them.

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Earthman’s Burden

The final story in this book The Tiddlywink Warriors tells how Jones recruits a band of faux French foreign legion to help save his wife who is held on the neighboring planet. Totally recommend this – it’s more humor than sci-fi. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket if applicable included for hard covers. Indeed, I could very much imagine the stories as scripts for a British comedy, and it would probably work better that way, as I wouldn’t be imagining the critters as stupid people as I sometimes did were there actual fluffy puppets out on a TV screen.


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Preview — Earthman’s Burden by Poul Anderson. Each story is relatively self contained, focusing on the Hokas’ adopting a certain tale, but there is an overarching story following the “earthman” Alexander Jones, who becomes the human representative liaison-person and his experiences with the Hokas.

Earth’s Chief Cultural Commissioner, referring to himself with the ever pompous royal “we”, advised Jones: Add to watch list. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

Silvia rated it really liked it Nov 26, The Hoka’s are so into their roleplaying that they don’t even realize that they might hurt each other when they try sack a city. Shipping cost cannot be calculated.

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Gli Hoka, una razza di orsacchiotti spaziali tipo Ewok sotto steroidi, ha come passatempo principale l’interpretazione letterale della narrativa di genere proveniente dalla Terra, con esiti spesso distruttivi e esilaranti. I’ll never look at Teddy Bears the same way again. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Refer to eBay Return hkoa for more details. They had one daughter, Astrid, who is married to science fiction author Greg Bear.


Thank goodness they never came across Mein Kamph or the Communist Manifesto!

Dec 18, Erin L rated it it was amazing Shelves: He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards.

This amount is subject to change until you make payment. But sure enough, there it was Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. To ask other readers questions about Earthman’s Burdenplease sign up.

Richard Kulikauskas rated it really liked it Jan 11, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and saipens customers. Ten gallon hats, longhorns albeit reptilian, and even men’s names, no matter how annoying it is to have so many Texs or Lone Rangers, but the women kept to the old names rather than all be Jane.

I especially enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes story. See full item description.

Earthman’s Burden (Hoka, #1) by Poul Anderson

The resulting stories are very funny but sweet at the sapienx time. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? By a lot of funny luck they succeed.