Window on the World

I am a wife and mom of two grown children (who can't seem to move out) and two furbabies. I write about my family life, as well as causes that are dear to my heart, with recipes every Wednesday and book reviews every Friday. My favorite genre is historical fiction.

Fuzzy Sapiens - H. Beam Piper The second book in the Fuzzy trilogy (you can read my review of book one - Little Fuzzy) continues the dilemma of how humans and other sentient beings get along. The question is - now that Fuzzies have been declared to be intelligent beings - how do Fuzzies and humans live in harmony?

I still feel that the viewpoints in this book are a bit outdated and definitely not politically correct. In addition, there is at least one deus ex machina involved in the plot (ugh). Fuzzy Sapiens is also not a book you would want to read without having read the first book in the series. There is not a lot of backstory given to explain how the story got to where it is.

That being said, and taking the book for the time it was written, I very much enjoyed this read. And, intended, or not, it was definitely thought-provoking!! I wonder if the books had been written after Star Trek, if H. Beam Piper would have caved to the Prime Directive?