Star Child

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Baen, 1998 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Must the Creator be greater than the Creation?

Taya had always lived in the World. Her companion Kort had always been with her. She accepted these things, and why not? They were her world. But Taya wondered why everything she could see beyond the window was so different from all the things inside. She also wondered why the stars never changed if her world was really moving the way her metal friend Kort said it was.... Could Kort be wrong? That would be very strange, because Kort knew everything, and he was sure they were moving -- just as she was sure the stars were not.

Then, one day, the World was born anew....

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I thought "Silver Shoes for a Princess" originally published as a short story in 1979, was a brilliant piece. In a way about Creationism versus Evolution but not heavy-handed at all. Hogan handled the ... Read full review

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James P. Hogan was born in London on June 27, 1941. He left school at the age of sixteen and eventually began an intensive, broad-based five-year program at the Royal Aircraft Establishment covering the practical and theoretical sides of electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. He worked as a design engineer for several companies before moving to sales. He started writing science fiction books in the 1970s and became a full-time writer in 1979. He wrote 30 fiction and non-fiction books during his lifetime including Inherit the Stars, Voyage from Yesteryear, and Kicking the Sacred Cow. He won three Seiun-sho awards, which were voted for by Japanese science fiction fans. He died suddenly on July 12, 2010 at the age of 69.

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