Jay Maynard (jmaynard) wrote,
Jay Maynard
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Pleasant literary surprise

Of all of the SF short stories I've read, my favorite, hands down, is H. Beam Piper's Lone Star Planet. I've had a much-read paperback copy for a long while now. It's out of print, unfortunately.

I was curious to see if anyone'd reprinted it, so I went Googling. I was more than a little surprised to find that it had been transcribed for the web by Project Gutenberg; apparently its copyright expired and was not renewed. You can read it here, in any of several forms.

I really like Piper's New Texas. If it existed, I'd move there immediately, at any cost.
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