Cordwainer Smith

Just looking back at Cordwainer Smith’s Instrumentality of Mankind… Cordwainer Smith was of course the byline US intelligence operative Dr Paul Linebarger.  His surname , when rendered in Chinese characters becomes forest of incandescent bliss. His knowledge and awareness of far Eastern culture transfers well into his written works. The connection between byline and Intelligence operative was a closely guarded secret throughout his life.

About Terence Park

Board games, US Comic books, SF Paperbacks, Vinyl records; I've plenty of them all. I write SF (the serious sort). I also do spreadsheets.
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