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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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read saving…. The second story Don Jones is a romantic comedy which hhoka place on earth while a delegation of Hoka’s are visiting.

And then, to really shake your senses, you find the local citizens – in tremendous red bandanas, ten Meet the Hokas!

Funniest sci-fi I’ve ever read. 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? Una sola cosa non ho capito: 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.

If you are a seller for this product, sapieens you like to suggest noka through seller support? Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code. Mar 10, Printable Tire added it. Open Preview See a Problem? Ten gallon hats, longhorns albeit reptilian, and even men’s names Ah, Hoka! The first story the Sherriff of Canyon Gulch tells how the main character in Earthman’s Burden by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson is a collection of short stories set in the Hoka universe.

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Seller information bluronin85 These stories can be classified as part of the rather small genre of science-fiction farce. A very silly SF adventure with literal minded teddy bears. If you want to try just one of them, “The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound” is probably the best, featuring a Hoka version of Sherlock Holmes. I also discovered there are more in the series and now I have to go out and see if I can find them.

This book is a compilation of a series of stories that appeared in several science fiction magazines and books in the ’50s.

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

One of the few books that I actually laughed out loud while reading. Tim Deforest rated it it was amazing Jul 05, He gazes at us with clear, unknowing eyes that plead with us to show him the right way – the civilized way.

Hokas, you see, love fiction so much that they will adopt the roles and start playing it out. As I read the opening chapters, my initial reaction was to shake my head, blink twice and ponder whether Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson had taken leave of their senses.

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Classici Urania

Fantascienza umoristica allo stato puro. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. By a lot of funny luck they succeed. And then, to really shake your senses, you find the local citizens – in tremendous red bandanas, ten-gallon hats, chaps, high-heel boots and spurs – are pistol-toting teddy bears!

He was a member of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers’ Guild of America, a loose-knit group of Heroic Fantasy authors founded in the s, some of whose works were anthologized in Lin Carter’s Flashing Swords! Free shipping on orders over EUR Several of his novels were published posthumously. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The story kept me laughing from throughout.


Imagine how you would feel to be suddenly shipwrecked on a planet light-years from the Solar System – and to walk into a 19th century, Old West frontier town!

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Ten gallon hats, sappiens 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.

Get the item you ordered or get your money back. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during one of the Golden Ages of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. You couldn’t possibly read this without feeling uplifted and entertained. They didn’t get a lot of the references French Foreign Legion, sapines intricacies of Sherlock Holmes but, with ssapiens little explanation, they enjoyed the play on these different works.

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