Editorial Reviews. Review. Product Description. Jack Holloway works alone, for Fuzzy Nation – Kindle edition by John Scalzi. Download it once . Fuzzy Nation seeks to bring a 21st century storytelling sensibility to a half-century -old genre classic, and it succeeds far more wildly than I imagine even John. Yes, Fuzzy Nation is a book that is a reimagining of story and events of .. John – I read online elsewhere that Fuzzy Nation is actually in the.

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His emotions toward the end of the story were well done. View all 5 comments.

Well, if that’s any indication of what I’ve been missing, I’ll be looking into more of his work very soon. When my creative writing teacher asked our class to write for our final term mation a thirty page short story, I started on mine right away.

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Fuzzy Nation

Scalzi explains that as great a work as Piper had, it was clearly dated from th John Scalzi has accomplished that rarest of achievements, not only modernizing an idea and freshening it for a new generational audience, but also making it better. He and his dog, Carl, have been at this for several years. Aug 29, David rated zcalzi really liked it Recommends it for: The first thing I thought when I finished this, actually, was, “I needed that.

Jun 19, Rich rated it did not like it. Besides — fiction draws on fiction all the time. The set up of where we are and how the world is run was explained in a natural and easy manner.

He will undergo a character arc that will not involve anything so banal as “learning his lessons” and outgrowing his most obvious of character flaws, but it will give him the natioj to acknowledge and come to terms with them.

You can read why I came to this decision here. This particular sunstone seam is so vast it promises wealth beyond avarice, enough to ensure ZaraCorp’s bottom line for years and years to come. Beam Piper’s literary legacy by enlarging the classic novel’s scope, becoming a flowering and fulfillment of its possibilities. It had all the pleasantly nostalgic feel of a classic golden-age sci-fi story, but without the ponderous description and opaque language that tends to make some of those older stories less than easy reading Jan 12, aPriL does feral sometimes rated it it was amazing Shelves: Scalzi’s novel, authorized by the estate of H.


This way the mining of the planet would stop and not emptied out. And a fractional star for managing to work an Ewok joke in. Lists with This Book. May 11, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: Now, after years of development starting with H.

They have what you might call a rocky past. What I can say is that Scalzi’s novel is both humorous and thought-provoking. Movies get remade, usually badly, all the time. Despite the fact that I read this blind, I really enjoyed the book.

After all, Colonial law scalzu very clear on what companies like ZaraCorp are and are not allowed to do on each planet they run, and “ravaging the world of another sentient species” is pretty much natiln the top of their Do Not list. I can’t recommend this book to anybody under any circumstances at all ever.

I was almost swearing to myself that I was reading a Heinlein novel that was updated to modern standards until I realized, for the tenth time, that I was reading one of my favorite modern authors, Mr.

Kirkus Jihn said that while a literary reboot of the original may be, strictly speaking, unnecessary, Scalzi’s novel adds depth and poignancy to the original story.

If you’re looking for SF entertainment, you’ll find it here. Are there very many book reboots out there? Scalzi makes much more of this discovery in Fuzzy Nationand places it squarely at the center of the dramatic tension that develops.

Fuzzy NationI think, will resonate more strongly with fuzzj readers. You need no previous knowledge of the Fuzzy books to read this one.


Lawyers who punch their clients in the face, best-selling authors who write fanfic, Ewoks.

You are the man who killed my child. Just finished Fuzzy Nation. Fuzzy Nation – November Beam Piper’s novel which it isand that I’d need to have read that one to get this one. If you’re a fan of science fiction, you know that stories from the visual media – TV and movies especially – get rebooted from time to time. They’ve cornered the market on Sunstones – a decorative rock that glows with its wearer’s body heat and makes diamonds look like beach pebbles – and turned the ravaging of worlds into an art.

He has written fanfic, submitted it to the powers that be in said fandom, had it approved, and is getting paid for publishing it, to boot. He winds his black and white fuzzy body around my legs, and then a loud purr bursts from him, vibrating against my calf. Fuzzy Sapiens 8 books. ZaraCorp is motivated by untempered greed, and assumes that Holloway will be too.

But then I remembered that headache-inducing current fad for dusting off literary classics and adding zombies or mummies or werewolves to them. He’s just a huge fan.

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Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi

I hold the screen door open for him. It’s a good weekend morning read. View all 26 comments. Then a small furry biped—trusting, appealing, and ridiculously cute—shows up at Jack’s outback home.

I remember Little Fuzzy with delight from when it was new, and when I fuuzzy a Kindle app for my iPhone, a set of 32 works by H.